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November 17, 2016

The North Rim of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison. What a beautiful place! Our project site overlooked the West Elk range, Needle Rock, and the local version of Sleeping Ute Mountain. While the crew worked, we were able to take a step back when we needed and take in th...

November 17, 2016

Jenny Fausey

How long have you been with the Corps?

Since February 2016, and before that I was with the Washington Conservation Corps for 2 years based out of Tumwater. 

Why did you join the WCCC?

Ummm... To hopefully make a diffeernce and to give back from my years as a c...

November 17, 2016

I recently had the opportunity to catch up with one of our crew members, Daniel Sanders, while he was splitting wood.

Daniel has been an energetic and enjoyable CorpsMember. It was fun to have him be part of our crews this year. I thought that I would ask him a few ques...

November 17, 2016

Along with providing our services for major land management organizations the WCCC also provides its services when necessary to private citizens. Recently we provided our services to a resident who lives on Kannah creek. The crew enjoyed working along the beautiful Kan...

November 14, 2016

It's not everyday that you get to build new trail, but that is exactly what we had the opportunity to do while working up near the head of the Kokopelli Trail system by Loma. Usually we maintain trails and are working on already established paths. The project was in co...

November 9, 2016

Fish Park, Colorado, is a little known area of the state that sits just south of Glade Park and is on the Colorado/Utah border. The views are stunning and the canyon walls give you a sense of perspective against the distant mountains. 

Unfortunately,...

November 9, 2016

 30 seconds and a good tip. 

September 21, 2016

Working with the Gunnison BLM our crews headed towards Lake City Colorado to work at The Gate Camp ground. 

The crews performed vital campground maintainance. The project included replacing and installing new campsite markers and campsite boundaries. The crew also...

August 29, 2016

A news crew was out today, from KJCT News 8, shooting a commercial for the Western Colorado Conservation Corps. I cant give you all the particulars on what will be in the commercial, but I can tell you it will be exciting! Keep an eye out for our new TV commercial and...

August 18, 2016

The Paonia Ranger District (PRD) is a remote district of the United States Forest Service, tucked in the mountains of western Colorado. Paonia has a long history with the Gunnison National Forest for providing backcountry opportunities for the American public. Predomin...

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