WCC AmeriCorps Leaders Building Raised Beds for the Laramie Community
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WCC AmeriCorps Leaders Building Raised Beds for the Laramie Community

Every spring, the Wyoming Conservation Corps’ AmeriCorps crew leaders volunteer their time to serve the Laramie Valley. Since 2010, crew leaders have worked with the Laramie Rivers Conservation District (LRCD) in a number of capacities providing spring time labor for LRCD’s mission in Albany County. This year, our leaders are designing and building a variety … Continue reading

The New Crew Leaders of 2017
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The New Crew Leaders of 2017

The WCC is pleased to announce its 2017 Crew Leaders who undergo field leadership training with us from today until late May learning Wilderness First Aid, U.S. Forest Service chainsaw certification S-212, leadership, conservation ethics, the nation’s and Wyoming’s public land history, risk management…the whole nine yards. The below introductions can be found on our … Continue reading

Opinion Piece that Conservation Corps Can Get Behind
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Opinion Piece that Conservation Corps Can Get Behind

Sometimes, one of us in the office stumbles across an opinion article that just needs to be shared. How can we protect our National Parks??? …maybe consider modern conservation corps as a viable option. Note: These opinions are those of Gundars Rudzitis, and not the University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Conservation Corps. full story here: http://www.hcn.org/issues/48.18/we-need-a-new-civilian-conservation-corps?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=5810871304d3015255bdcb87&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebookContinue reading

Devon Energy’s Commitment Runs Deep in Conservation and the WCC
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Devon Energy’s Commitment Runs Deep in Conservation and the WCC

This 2016 year, Devon Energy piloted two more conservation projects on Wyoming’s public land connecting the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the United States Forest Service (USFS) to the Wyoming Conservation Corps to tear down non-wildlife friendly fences, enhance habitat, remove noxious plants, pick up trash, and a little trail work. It is a … Continue reading