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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...

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...

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...

August 1, 2016

When asked to create a blog post, I almost had a heart attack! If there is one thing you need to know about Marcus it would be, Marcus does not like to wright (write)... Good thing my outstanding bosses have only asked me to create one or two. Given that, I will overco...

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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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