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
The WCC is pleased to announce the crew leaders for the 2019 season! The leaders started in early January with the Wilderness First Responder training and will be participating in our Leadership in Natural Resource Conservation class all Spring. Alongside the course the leaders will prepare for the summer work season by working to get … Continue reading WCC Welcomes the 2019 Crew Leaders!
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These organizations depend of funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (AmeriCorps), and our state commission, Serve Wyoming.
The WCC is pleased to announce the crew leaders for the 2018 season! The leaders started in late January and are participating in our Leadership of Natural Resource Management class this Spring. Alongside the course the leaders will prepare for the summer work season by working to get their Wilderness First Responder, S212 Chainsaw Training, … Continue reading WCC Welcomes the 2018 Crew Leaders!
The start of each new year gives us time to reflect on all the things we accomplished during 2017 and a moment to pat each other on the back, and to say, "good on ya," for all the hard work. This year the WCC launched the Wyoming Veterans Trail Crew in partnership with Wyoming State … Continue reading 2017 Field Season Report
August 17th - Cheyenne, WY - The WCC's inaugural Wyoming Veterans Trail Crew (WyVTC) met with Gov. Matt Mead and some of his staff as a thank you for the work they have done this summer. Trails are a vital infrastructure element to tourism and community in Wyoming. And, as the Governor reminded us of … Continue reading The WyVTC Meets the Governor
June 14, 2017 - POLE MOUNTAIN, Medicine Bow National Forest - At noon, we had two crews hike into the Summit Trailhead near the Headquarters Trail which crews have been working on to improve drainage and trail tread as International Mountain Biking Standards (IMBA) require for beautiful multi-use trails. There, we met some … Continue reading ‘Meeting of the Minds:’ WCC Crews Meet Project Heads Including Governor’s Staff
The Wyoming Conservation Corps (WCC) is pleased to announce its newest program, the Wyoming Veterans Trail Crew (WyVTC), a program dedicated to employing veterans to work all over the state building, improving, and maintaining trails in Wyoming. Thanks to the financial and operational support from Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources, a grant from Rocky … Continue reading Meet the 2017 Wyoming Veterans Trail Crew
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, … Continue reading Work Locations 2017