2017 University of Wyoming Earth Day Glass Recycling

LARAMIE, April 22, 2017 - The University of Wyoming's Earth Day was celebrated in the UW's Student Union building due to an overnight blizzard that covered the town in a thick blanket of snow and freezing rain. While the rest of the student organizations moved inside as to properly display their projects and activities, the … Continue reading 2017 University of Wyoming Earth Day Glass Recycling

Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service

April 4th, 2017 Today, Mayors, County Commissioners, and Tribal leaders across the country joined together to recognize the impact that AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and AmeriCorps VISTA members have made on critical community needs through National Service and to proclaim April 4th, 2017 as National Service Recognition Day. The Albany County Commission and Chairman Tim Chesnut … Continue reading Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service

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 WCC AmeriCorps Leaders Building Raised Beds for the Laramie Community

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 Opinion Piece that Conservation Corps Can Get Behind