A glimpse of my world

  • January 27, 2015
  • Posted by Joe Moran - Western Wildlands- Missoula

When you see a yellow flower, blowing in the wind; you see time.


Horse Creek

Into the Backcountry

  • January 27, 2015
  • Posted by Melinda Horne

The backcountry. Back in the country, back from the country, the back of the country. An ambiguous term, to be sure, but it is out there. Somewhere, with a buffer zone belt of National Forest land surrounding it.


Now Hiring

  • January 14, 2015
  • Posted by MCC

MCC seeks applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant in its Bozeman state office.


The Change in Me

  • January 05, 2015
  • Posted by Kong Yang

I knew joining the MCC would be a challenge, but it was one I needed to take.


Aspens in July

Growing Roots

  • January 05, 2015
  • Posted by Amanda Garant

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


Join the corps, it’ll change your life

  • December 15, 2014
  • Posted by Jasmin Gervin

MCC—three simple words put into a simple acronym that will change your life forever.


The Crew

The 7 People You Have on Your Crew

  • December 15, 2014
  • Posted by Savino Ranallo

Trying to match personality’s within crews is tough, but I did it anyway. I figure everyone has some form of these characters on their crew. These differences make for an interesting season.


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: Jovan Vargas

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

Jovan 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 own 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.


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