The 2017 WCC field season summer projects range from putting new trail in to boundary work in the Red Desert.
Corps members will gain valuable experience while developing leadership and outdoor skills on 24 projects that include trail maintenance and construction, fencing, boundary signs and wilderness improvements, noxious weed removal, beetle kill mitigation, tree planting, historic preservation, and fuels reduction – even building a yurt.
May 29 – June 7: Trails on Pole Mountain (Medicine Bow National Forest), trails at Casper Rotary Club Park, and tree planting near Laramie Peak
June 12 – June 21: Historic preservation and trail work at Fort Fetterman Historic Site, Pole Mountain (Medicine Bow National Forest), and pheromone pack installation and fuel mitigation at Sinks Canyon State Park
June 26 – July 5: Trails in Shoshone National Forest, trails in Bridger-Teton National Forest, trails and fencing for Casper Biathlon Club, and yurt building at Glendo State Park
July 10 – July 19: Boundary work and wilderness improvements in the Red Desert (Wyoming Wilderness Association), fencing at Red Canyon Ranch (The Nature Conservancy), campsite restoration at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, and fencing for the BLM out of Casper
July 24 – August 2: Trails on Duncan Ranch (State Parks and other partnerships), fence removal near Cody for The Nature Conservancy, and historic preservation for Fort Bridger Historic Site
August 7 – August 16: Fencing and native plant work out of BLM in Buffalo, fence removal for The Nature Conservancy out of Cody, trails at Duncan Ranch, and trails at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area