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June 1, 2017

My name is Nathan Smithgall, and I served at the Western Colorado Conservation Corps(WCCC) in 2013. 

During my time at the WCCC, I became very familiar with the trails and backcountry areas in western Colorado.  After finishing my term with the WCCC, an opportunity pres...

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...

July 26, 2016

The Western Colorado Conservation Corps once again joined the Vegetation Team in the Colorado National Monument to combat invasive species across our park. The WCCC always provides us with valuable helping hands.  However, once these species are removed from the landsc...

July 8, 2016

Today we celebrated the momentous occasion of finishing 10 weeks of work in the Colorado National Monument! The same crew has been working tirelessly in the some times triple digit heat, through the canyons, on the roads, and up and down the switch backs since the begi...

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