When two goofy leaders and a group of Montana youth spend every waking moment with each other….things get weird. This excellent rap performed at graduation and the pictures of our drawing game/crew stand as testament to that.

Spruce Park and Wilderness

  • July 14, 2014
  • Posted by Jalmer Johnson

As this year marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Wilderness Act it seems appropriate to reflect not only upon what wilderness itself means, but also the actions we have taken to protect the wilderness over the past half century.

First Month

  • July 14, 2014
  • Posted by Shauna Kraut

Wow! It has been roughly a month since I joined MCC and I have already learned and seen so many remarkable things.

Month #1

  • July 14, 2014
  • Posted by Kong Yang

Coming into my season with the Montana Conservation Corps (MCC), I tried to prepare myself by researching and reading as many documents as I can about them and what they do.

CCC planting tree

The Trees of Our Fathers, Part I

  • July 14, 2014
  • Posted by James J. Crumpler, III

Revving up a chainsaw in the morning at a local park to cut down yet another Russian Olive tree, a twisted invasive specie of tree that has four-inch thorns.

The Cookie Monsters

  • July 11, 2014
  • Posted by Leena McIntyre-eastern Wildlands

Our Story of how we came to acquire 98 cookies.

An Overly Dramatic View On A Very Violent Thunder Storm

  • July 11, 2014
  • Posted by Holly Howe-eastern Wildlands

A dramatic view of a violent thunder storm.

Weekend Retreat

  • July 09, 2014
  • Posted by Erin Murray

There is not much in this world that can beat the feeling of overlooking an alpine lake on a beautiful summer day with a refreshing breeze moving through you. That is exactly how the youth crews of Eastern Wildlands spent their July 4th weekend.

June photo winner, Alli Bratton

Share your story contest!

  • July 09, 2014
  • Posted by Kyle R. Martens

The judges tallies are in and we’ve selected the winners for the month of June. August 15th is the next deadline to send in submissions for the photo, video, story contest!

This brief overview of our crews exciting first extended hitch includes action, romance, tragedy, moldy bagels, and copious amounts of taffy and bananagrams.

This Is Where I Belong

  • July 08, 2014
  • Posted by Bryan Harwood

There’s a place that I need to go

Mini Hitch

  • July 08, 2014
  • Posted by Max Higgins

It was the real deal, and just a taste of what is to come!

Logging Field Trip at Helena NF

Central Divide Youth Crew

  • July 07, 2014
  • Posted by Alice Butler

Our weekend spent at Fort Benton’s summer festival brought many great things. Highlights included entering + winning a sidewalk chalk contest, a spectacular fireworks show, a feminist reenactment, and a 5k. Schwangggggg.

One Month In

  • June 30, 2014
  • Posted by Brendan Allen

June 19th marked the first full month of my service with the Montana Conservation Corps, and the day struck in the midst of my second hitch, a fast paced, cut-and-run slam of a trail clearing in Flathead National Forest.

Shoshone National Forest and Surrounding Area

Trail Games

  • June 27, 2014
  • Posted by James J. Crumpler, III

10 is 3, 3 is 5, 5 is 4, 4 is the magic number. 23 is 11, 11 is 6, 6 is 3, 3 is 5, 5 is 4, 4 is the magic number. Get it?

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