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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...

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 9, 2016

 30 seconds and a good tip. 

November 1, 2016

When John Whipple, WCCC Field Coordinator, first contacted me about providing him with some history and background information about the Corps operated by the Mesa Co. Partners Program, I jumped at the chance to share my thoughts and memories.  I have always believed i...

August 15, 2016

Our Crew has started working on the Gunnison Sage Grouse Habitat Restoration Project. This is an intensive Project that involves many groups, organizations, and parties. We will introduce our project partners and funding agencies in later posts but would like to give y...

August 15, 2016

On August 27th, join The Tamarisk Coalition and local river experts for "Raft the River," a fun, educational float trip and dinner along the Colorado River in Fruita, Colorado from 1pm~6:30pm.  Plus, live music from Jack+Jill!  

This one-day float trip wi...

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At the Western Colorado Conservation Corps we work hard to keep you up to date on what  we are doing and how we are enhancing Colorado. Check back often to see new project posts, educational videos, and events. 

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