Hitch 4, 2017
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Hitch 4, 2017

Hitch 4: 7/10/17 – 7/19/17 Crew 1: Red Desert: Wyoming Wilderness Association and  Bureau of Land Management Rocksprings field office Crew #1 set off for the Red Desert of south central Wyoming. This vast high altitude desert ecosystem and sagebrush steppe that make up nearly 10,000 acres. “Among the natural features in the Red Desert … Continue reading

Hitch 3, 2016
Hitches

Hitch 3, 2016

Crew 1/Long Hair Don’t Care – Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, Wyoming and Montana, June 27-July 6 – This crew quickly became experts in constructing buck and rail fence while continuing Crew 2’s project from last hitch. Overall, both crews accomplished 2.5 miles of buck and rail. Why buck and rail rather than wire?  The … 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

Hitch 4, 2015
Hitches

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