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March 8, 2018

It is the start of a new project season for us at the Western Colorado Conservation Corps and crews have completed their training. Our crews cap off their training with a one week U.S. Forest Service S-212 chainsaw operations course. This course consists of two days of...

August 23, 2017

Shared from the Nature Conservancy's blog Cool Green Science 

https://blog.nature.org/science/2017/08/23/stream-whisperer-thinking-like-water-restores-sage-grouse-habitat/

June 1, 2017

My name is Nathan Smithgall, and I served at the Western Colorado Conservation Corps(WCCC) in 2013. 

During my time at the WCCC, I became very familiar with the trails and backcountry areas in western Colorado.  After finishing my term with the WCCC, an opportunity pres...

May 2, 2017

 MIke Costanzo explains how to deal with a flooded chainsaw. 

April 3, 2017

In a previous article, I discussed how the creation of the Western Colorado Conservation Corps (WCCC) under the Mesa Co Partners Umbrella was the right thing to do. 

The Work Program was established in 1980 by then Partners director Dan Robinson at the request of the Di...

            I can’t tell you enough how excited I am to be talking about leadership with the Western Colorado Conservation Corps (WCCC). This summer 2016, was my first time ever serving with the WCCC and the first time I have ever professionally in the outdoors. It was...

January 1, 2017

I am a sophomore at Colorado State University pursuing a Watershed Science Degree. I enjoy being outside, going whitewater kayaking, hiking, camping, and climbing. I started work with the Western Colorado Conservation Corps when I was 17 years old; I worked as a crew m...

December 1, 2016

Civilian Conservation Corps was the Predecessor for the Youth Conservation Corps of Today

From 1929 through 1935, the USA experienced a 55% industrial decline in its economy, resulting in massive unemployment and poverty. As an effort to create jobs and to give relief t...

November 17, 2016

The Western Colorado Conservation Corps is now accepting applications for the 2017 Season. 

  • No experience neccesary 

  • Camping required 

  • Paid training 

  • Saftey equipment and tools provided 

  • End of season Bonus for higher eductaion (must complete all...

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