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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

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 17, 2016

The Gunnison Sage Grouse Habitat Restoration project is complete for the year. It was a very busy season working with the Gunnison BLM building rock structures. We got a lot of work done during our time on the project. 

more than 3000 hours of work was completed during...

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...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – The Western Colorado Conservation Corps in partnerships with the Bureau of Reclamation, Colorado State Forest Service and Tamarisk Coalition, are collaborating to improve 20 acres of habitat at Reclamation’s Grand Junction Wildlife Area, located...

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A lush, broad-leaved Catalpa tree stands out in stark contrast to surrounding desert fauna of the Ruby-Horsethief stretch of the Colorado River.  This beloved landmark is the heart of CCA's budding plans to develop an educational river camp.  By partnering with...

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,...

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 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...

August 17, 2016

With 2 crews working almost 2000 hours over the last 4 weeks in multiple areas for the crested butte land trust and the town of Crested Butte we accomplished quite a bit.

15 truckloads of slash was hauled off

An acre of plants was transplanted

174 gal of herbicide was spr...

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