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            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...

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...

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...


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 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...

September 21, 2016

It's that that time of year again...

The Western Colorado Conservation Corps is selling firewood. Stock up for the fall season and help support the WCCC. 

$150 a cord 

Wood will vary and include:

Russian Olive


Cotton Wood 

and Spruce 

We can deliver within reason around Me...

September 1, 2016

Each year The WCCC partners with Kohl's Associate in Action Program.

May 19, 2016, found an enthusiastic group of Kohl’s employees planting the annual garden here at the WCCC. Kohl’s corporate policy is that all employees should give something back to the community in w...

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...

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