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

Work Locations 2016
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Work Locations 2016

The 2016 WCC field season summer projects range from hard core trail work in Glendo State Park to archaeological site restoration near Newcastle. Corps members will gain valuable experience while developing leadership and outdoor skills on 18 projects that include trail maintenance and construction, fencing, beetle kill mitigation, tree planting, historic preservation, and fuels reduction. … Continue reading

Volunteer Day
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Volunteer Day

Buford Foundation Ranch, Centennial, WY – On Saturday April 2nd, the Wyoming Conservation Corps teamed up with a number of organizations to help wildlife west of Laramie on Highway 130.     Who: Wyoming Conservation Corps, Fish and Wildlife Services Wyoming Wildlife Federation, UW Chapter of the Wildlife Society, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Laramie Rivers Conservation District, and … Continue reading