Check out how much our AmeriCorps Members accomplished this summer!
Last Hitch for our 2022 Summer Season!
Hitch 5 update, Check out what our AmeriCorps crews have accomplished over the course of the summer season.
Hitch 4 Check out what our AmeriCorps Crews accomplished so far this summer.
Veterans Trail Crew- Pilot Hill Sponsored by: The Pilot Hill Project Veterans Trail Crew Members after moving all the rocks on Pilot Hill.Bull Moose checking out the VTC camp.Crew Leader Jacob Jelesiewicz holding the catch of the day on their day off in the Snowy's. For Hitch 3, the Veterans Trail Crew headed back to … Continue reading Hitch 3, June 27-July 6
Veterans Trail Crew- City of Buffalo Sponsored by: The City of Buffalo Crew Leader Jacob Jelesiewicz dropping a hazard tree for the City of Buffalo.Veterans Trail Crew Members taking a quick break for a photo op.Crew Leader Jacob Jelesiewicz looking like a true Lumberjack. For Hitch 2 the Veterans Trail Crew headed up to Buffalo, … Continue reading Hitch 2, June 13-June 22
Veterans Trail Crew- Pilot Hill Sponsored by: The Pilot Hill Project The Veterans Trail Crew (VTC) kicked off their summer season by beginning work on new hiking trails for Pilot Hill. The VTC worked alongside Crew 3 to cut in new trail with the help of a Rototiller. The VTC prepped the trail corridor by … Continue reading Hitch 1, May 30- June 8
WCC Orientation May 20-26 Camp Jack, Curt Gowdy State Park On May 20th WCC Crew Members began their Orientation Week by attending and successfully completing their Wilderness First Aid and CPR/AED Certification. This 19-hour course is given to each of our crew members to help better prepare them for their summer season. After completing this … Continue reading 2022 WCC Orientation
The WCC is pleased to announce the AmeriCorps Crew Leaders for the 2022 season! The leaders began work this Spring by participating in a Wilderness First Responder(WFR) course and taking part in our Leadership in Natural Resource Conservation class that runs all Spring. Alongside the course, the leaders will prepare for the summer work season … Continue reading WCC Welcomes 2022 AmeriCorps Crew Leaders
Hitch 3, 2021 Crews head out across the State of Wyoming to work on various projects.
Hitch 2, all 5 crews are back to Pilot Hill to finish up construction on some new multi-use trails!
Crew 1- Pilot Hill Sponsored by: The Pilot Hill Project While working on Pilot Hill, Crew 1 worked alongside Crew 2 and 4 to aid in the construction of new trails. Crew 1 began by clearing the trail corridor of vegitation and rocks to expose mineral soil for the trail tread. Crew 1 worked meticulously … Continue reading Hitch 1, 2021 (May 24- June 1)
The WCC is pleased to announce the crew leaders for the 2021 season! The leaders began working earlier this year by participating in our Leadership in Natural Resource Conservation class that runs all Spring. Alongside the course the leaders will prepare for the summer work season by working to get their S212 Chainsaw Training, Wilderness … Continue reading WCC Welcomes the 2021 Crew Leaders!
This week our crew leaders began volunteer work by collecting bins for Glass Recycling. Volunteering in and around Laramie is one of the many ways that crew leaders not only give back to their community but also earn hours needed to be eligible for the AmeriCorps Education Award. One of our largest and most successful … Continue reading Crew Leaders Begin Volunteer Work
2020 was a trying year for everyone, our program included. However, that didn’t stop us from trying to fulfill our duties at servicing our community. Due to COVID-19 protocols put in place by both the CDC and The University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Conservation Corps was only able to field one crew for its 2020 … Continue reading 2020 Season Recap
Crew 1- Medicine Bow National Forest- Chainsawing Sponsored by: USFS This crew was hard at work clearing fallen trees off 8 different trails in Medicine Bow National Forest. They hiked and cleared 67 miles of trail in total! For the crews education day they had the opportunity to learn about cross cut sawing a technique … Continue reading Hitch 4, 2018 (July 9- July 18)