Hitch 3, 2016
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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 2, 2015
Hitches

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
Hitches

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