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

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

Hitch 6, 2016
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Hitch 6, 2016

Crew 1/Long Hair Don’t Care – BLM lands near Buffalo, WY, August 8-17 – Crew 1 headed to the wild BLM lands East of Buffalo to work on removing old barbwire fence that was rusting and causing problems for wildlife. Long Hair Don’t Care worked through miles of fence removal and two miles of clearing … Continue reading

Hitch 4, 2016
Hitches

Hitch 4, 2016

Crew 1/Long Hair Don’t Care, Lake DeSmet Conservation District – Buffalo, WY, July 11-20 – Chainsawing. This crew spent long, 10 hour work days buzzing through invasive Russian Olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia) around Buffalo High School. The overarching plan with the multi-year project is to build a nature trail near the school with interpretive signs focusing … 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