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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...

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 13, 2016

The week of July 12, 2016: The crew is out working on the North Rim of the Black Canyon of The Gunnison. The project this week is to build fence for the National Park Service. Building fence can be hard work. The crew needs to cut a path through the thick underbrush of...

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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