This year's orientation could have been one of the best since the WCC's creation in 2006. The picture above shows the happy family of 2016 recently trained in chainsawing, trail construction and maintenance to USAF and International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) standards, wood and wire fencing, Leave No Trace, camp cooking, and all the other … Continue reading Orientation 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 Work Locations 2016
This week, we are going to ramp it back up with some difficult H.I.I.T. routines mixed in with self-selected cardio workouts. Last week, you might have noticed that there was not a post for P.T. The WCC staff, including its crew leaders, had Spring Break. With so much catch up work yesterday, we are just … Continue reading P.T. Week #5
"For the third straight year, the Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails division saw record-breaking visitation numbers, with an 8 percent increase." "Over the last decade, visitation to Wyoming has increased 48 percent" The WCC has played a role in Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resource's increase in numbers thanks, in part, to the … Continue reading Tourism in Wyoming’s State Parks Increase
If you grab yourself a copy of the January UWyo magazine, you will happen upon the article "The Value of Volunteering." The Wyoming Conservation Corps (WCC), Service, Leadership, and Community Service (SLCE), and WYO-Gold were major contributors to the BIG EVENT taking place this past year on October 8th. The BIG EVENT is dedicated to … Continue reading WCC featured in UWyo Magazine
This year's selection was difficult to say the least. Patrick, Jim, and Evan deliberated long past the work day into many evenings. We want to thank everyone that took the time to apply for leader - our application takes time as does the interview. We really do appreciate it. As to those that we did … Continue reading Meet the 2016 Field Crew Leaders
Since our first season in 2006, the WCC has fulfilled our promise of leadership in public service. We take pride in knowing that we are investing in our leaders and members to be the next generation of land managers. Our focus on education provides WCC members upper-division college credit, educational scholarships, and provides context to … Continue reading Getting Stuff Done – 2015 Field Season Summary
The WCC is now accepting applications for the Crew Leader position for the Spring/Summer of 2016. Check out the link below for more our application information! Crew Leader Application
For the WCC, especially, risk can become something that entails more danger than the average person encounters. We use sharp tools, drive a lot, go to remote locations, and live in that elements. Therefore, risk management is something we must do consciously and with serious consideration.
The Wyoming Conservation Corps Crew Leaders will be hosting a glass recycling collection April 22nd in celebration of Earth Day. This individual collection will be in partnership with the awesome folks in ASUW - they're making it happen! WCC and ASUW will be collecting clear, brown, green (sort and save time) glass at Simpson's Plaza … Continue reading Glass Recycling: Earth Day!