Thank you Serve Wyoming, 21 CSC, AmeriCorps, and Corps Network
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Thank you Serve Wyoming, 21 CSC, AmeriCorps, and Corps Network

Our work with Serve Wyoming, 21st Century Conservation Service Corps, AmeriCorps, Corps Network makes our program possible. http://www.servewyoming.org/ Serve Wyoming is Wyoming’s state AmeriCorps commission and as program officer Nurieh Glasgow has been working with the WCC for years. We simply could not be as smooth of a program without her. Serve Wyoming, as the … Continue reading

Hitch 9, 2015
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Hitch 9, 2015

Casper Biathlon Club, Casper Mountain, Wyoming Sept 21-30 – This last hitch of the 2015 season, our Fall Crew headed to Casper Mountain working with the Casper Biathlon Club. Here they busted out some serious work for the club spending long days chainsawing and harvesting lodge pole pines, building buck-and-rail fences, and some trail work. … Continue reading

Hitch 8, 2015
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Hitch 8, 2015

Alpine-Etna, Wyoming, September 8-17: Our Fall Crew headed to the beautiful Alpine/Etna area to continue saw projects and fencing maintenance. Working with Wyoming Game and Fish out of Pinedale and Jackson, our crew found dozens of trees laying next to or on the fence properties for public lands. The major chunk of the hitch was … Continue reading

Hitch 7, 2015
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Hitch 7, 2015

New Fork Lake, Wyoming August 24-September 2: For the first time in WCC’s history, we are sending a crew out in September. This Fall season, the crew consists of three crew leaders and one crew member in a truck driving to different projects around the state. This season’s fall crew members are: Taylor Miller, Amanda … Continue reading

Hitch 4, 2015
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Hitch 4, 2015

 Crew 1 – BLM Newcastle, Wyoming,  July 13 – 22 – Crew 1 began work by cutting juniper and cottonwood trees to ease the floodplain for the water near a cluster of ancient Native American pictographs. The crews also restored the native vegetation around the rock art as well cutting the grass. By far, the … Continue reading

Hitch 2, 2015
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Hitch 2, 2015

Hitch 2 welcomed another successful 10 days. Rare is the hitch were we don’t impress our agency contacts. Crew 1 – Worked on various projects in Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area including work on the historic Mason-Lovell Ranch, a 1884 constructed ranch built by the wild man Henry Lovell known for adventures in the cattle … Continue reading

Hitch 1, 2015
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Hitch 1, 2015

Hitch 1 was a great success! Crew 1 – Worked on various projects around Fort Phil Kearny, named after the famed Major General Phillip Kearny, Jr. from the American Civil War and the Mexican-American War. Here the crews re-chinked a historic cabin while working on restoring some old fencing and building new. On their day … Continue reading

Orientation 2015
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Orientation 2015

Orientation 2015 – Curt Gowdy State Park was a big success thanks to all the leadership of our crew leaders and our fantastic crew members! Our members learned new skills such as bucking and limbing with our chainsaws, how to build International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) standard single track trail tread, rock retaining walls, and four … Continue reading

Work Locations This Summer
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Work Locations This Summer

Projects ranging from sage grouse habitat improvement near Gillette to conservation work at Devils Tower and constructing wildlife-friendly fences at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge will be conducted this summer by members of the Wyoming Conservation Corps (WCC). University of Wyoming students will gain valuable experience while developing leadership and outdoor skills on 18 projects, that … Continue reading