Saving Sage Grouse

  • July 27, 2017
  • Posted by Julia Moravec

The miles upon miles of walking was well worth the effort, seeing a total of 30 Sage Grouse were saved this year!

Tauzha and I were invited to participate in an educational environmental camp with the Boys and Girls Club on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.

Teddy Roosevelt National Park

  • July 26, 2017
  • Posted by Michael Hodge

Crew 7 (along with Gold Crew from Bozeman) returns to Teddy Roosevelt, this time to spray invasive weeds.

Orange Crew Adventures

  • July 25, 2017
  • Posted by Connor O'Leary

This work was exhausting, but the country we had the opportunity to work in made it more than worthwhile.

The Confluence Chronicle

  • July 21, 2017
  • Posted by Liam DownsTepper

Nothing brings a blossoming principality together like sitting around a fire, burning compost, and answering life’s big question.

Shissler Fire Lookout

  • July 18, 2017
  • Posted by Guest Blogger

The Selway Bitterroot Wilderness opens up before us. The clouds arch from ridgetop to ridgetop above the Moose Creek and Selway River Canyons,hiding the taller summits.

Unnamed Mountain

  • July 18, 2017
  • Posted by Liam DownsTepper

A Mountain sits on the far side of the Salmon, watching over camp. I do not know it’s name. I doubt it has one. At 5:25 AM the top glows, as if lit from within. A halo of gold, a mountain crown, a new day.

Break time on the St. Joe River

MCC in Idaho!!

  • July 12, 2017
  • Posted by Bailey Erickson

Constructing a quarter mile reroute on Timber Creek Trail in Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Members of VGC Crew 12 have completed two more hitches since graduation from fire guard school.

Week 1

Crew 8: The Bad Boiz

  • July 07, 2017
  • Posted by Samuel Roberts

Overall, the work was a good introduction to Crew 8 in the world of MCC.

Crew 6 Adventures

  • July 07, 2017
  • Posted by Clay Stephens

With all of the work completed, we departed on our five hour drive home, feeling satisfied and stinking to high heaven.

That Mule Train Better Have Bacon! - Photo by Helen Birk

Hidden Oasis

  • July 05, 2017
  • Posted by Big Prairie Crew

I don’t think I’d be exaggerating when I say the last few hundred yards to the ranger station were some of the most beautiful steps I’ve ever taken.

Wild Bounty - Photo by Helen Birk

Notes from Salmon Lake

  • July 05, 2017
  • Posted by Big Prairie Crew

The trek out was gorgeous; towering trees and bouquets of flowers greeting us at almost every turn. Even the mosquitoes couldn’t deter the beauty around us.

Beauty in the Burn - Photo by Helen Birk

Mud, Sweat and Tears

  • July 05, 2017
  • Posted by Big Prairie Crew

First day of the trip into Big Prairie has revealed so many things I can improve upon, just from a long walk. Most of the things I need to try and work on in the months to come are mental.

Definition of Home

  • July 05, 2017
  • Posted by Emma Lea Harris

Home is the grimy, sweat-streaked faces around us and never being fully rid of trail dirt and rocks from clearing new tread.

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