100 Trout-in-the-Classroom

  • November 19, 2014
  • Posted by Brandin Krempasky, Big Sky Watershed Corps Member

As part of my term as Big Sky Watershed Corps, I experienced many unique and exciting opportunities in the beautiful area of Big Sky, Montana. One in particular was Trout-in-the-Classroom.


Moving Dirt

  • November 18, 2014
  • Posted by Marla Martin

I underestimated how much you learn about yourself just by swinging a tool and working with your hands. I did not realize how much I would grow just by moving dirt.


Exceeding Expectations through National Service

  • November 16, 2014
  • Posted by Kyle R. Martens

Vargas came to MCC having already served five years in the Army Reserves. Originally from Pennsylvania, she’s also been involved in high-end sales and worked with various nonprofits and government agencies. This fall when she chose to reengage in national service with Veterans Green Corps, she wasn’t just thinking about her career, she was also thinking about the young people who look to her for inspiration.


Roy Barkley named Partner of the Year

  • November 14, 2014
  • Posted by Kyle R. Martens

Roy Barkley, Recreation Program Manager with the Helena Ranger District of the US Forest Service, was selected for the award for his collaboration and support of an MCC crew during a restoration project on the Meriwether Trail in the Gates of the Mountain Wilderness.


The Horizon

Looking Back

  • November 13, 2014
  • Posted by Colyne Hislop; CM'13, CL'14

Looking back over the last two years and trying to put all the memories, the laughs, and hard work you have with your crew into words is truly impossible.  There is no way to explain the inside jokes, the joy you get when you get the perfect back-slope and the smell you produce after a ten day hitch.


Director of AmeriCorps Visits MCC Crew

  • November 10, 2014
  • Posted by Mallory Scharf

Bill Basl, Director of AmeriCorps, stopped by last week to visit AmeriCorps members from across the country deployed to Detroit for flood relief. While the outside world might see only the interviews he gave and photos he took while at our worksite, it was his more personal visit to our residence that struck a chord with me as a Corps Member.


2014 Season Timeline

  • November 01, 2014
  • Posted by Kyle R. Martens

Revisit just a few of the highlights from the 2014 season in this interactive timeline!


Reflection Of My Season

  • October 30, 2014
  • Posted by Jessica Lemley

When I was home for my brother’s wedding, my mother and I began talking about all the things I have missed over the summer: pool time, figuring out graduate school, and even training for my next race.  The list went on.


Weatherization

  • October 29, 2014
  • Posted by Dan Schillo

Although the measures we take are minor, wrapping a window and putting up stripping around a door is hard to define as “work” when you’re used to lugging chainsaws up mountains; it is the smiles, compassion, and willingness to listen that I believe are the biggest impacts each crew leaves their appointment with.


Hayduke, Me and the Bob

  • October 13, 2014
  • Posted by Alex Baechle

The Bob in Fall, with the aspens yellowing and the smell of change in the air, idyllic streams trickling through a serene forest and all framed by white chalky-looking limestone peaks and crags…


September Blog; Adam & Heather’s Crew

  • October 13, 2014
  • Posted by Shauna Kraut

Logan Pass is one of the most surreal places I have ever been; and I was so happy to be able to experience a place like that at least once in my life.


BLM Recognizes MCC for Commitment to Public Lands

  • October 08, 2014
  • Posted by Melodie Lloyd

The Bureau of Land Management joined the Public Lands Foundation in awarding the organizations Landscape Stewardship Award to the Montana Conservation Corps.


Theodore Roosevelt Park

Change

  • October 02, 2014
  • Posted by James J. Crumpler, III

We worked primarily in the Cottonwood Campground of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.  There are two loops in the camp, one is open year round and the other is closed during the winter.


MCC seeks applications

  • September 29, 2014
  • Posted by MCC

MCC is accepting applications for the position of Administrative Assistant. The position is a regular full-time non-exempt position and based in the Bozeman state office.


Aspens in July

Growing Roots

  • September 28, 2014
  • Posted by Amanda Garant

A complete stranger gave me some advice on the boardwalk of Mammoth Hot Springs in March of 2013


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