Lower Falls

Team Jianzi’s first Hitch in Yellowston

  • June 28, 2015
  • Posted by Jeremy Aaron

Unexpected adventures continued for team ‘Jianzi’, an MCC field crew from the Greater Yellowstone region while working their first hitch in Yellowstone National Park.


Meet MCC’s Historic Preservation Crew

  • June 16, 2015
  • Posted by Ruth Guthrie

What made you choose to join MCC’s Historic Preservation Crew?


The Fort

Conserving Historic Lands at Fort Union Trading Post

  • June 11, 2015
  • Posted by Jeremy Aaron

MCC field crews worked in partnership with the National Park Service and the Great Planes Exotic Plant Management Team to control the spread of invasive plants and help maintain the historic character of a once prolific trading post on the Missouri River.


The Perfect Week

  • June 09, 2015
  • Posted by Katherine Boyk

Baseball players strive for the perfect game. Meteorologists talk about the perfect storm. We at the Big Sky Watershed Corps dream about the perfect week: fulfilling our three main goals—stream restoration work, water quality monitoring, and community education— in five consecutive days. For me, it finally happened.


Alum rejoins MCC as Program Manager

  • June 01, 2015
  • Posted by MCC

What do business marketing, building oyster reefs, and Butler University all have in common? Other than an interesting alliteration, probably not much. But if you take a look around at the new faces on MCC’s staff, these three things point to one person: Andrea Walker.


MCC; Or Why It Matters

  • April 28, 2015
  • Posted by D Robledo Diaz

What are you gonna remember?


How did we get so lucky?

  • April 13, 2015
  • Posted by Amanda G.

There is a theory in conservation that people will take care of what they know and love.


Who Love Tomato Sauce??

Getting’ Out to the Fenceline Trail

  • March 30, 2015
  • Posted by Beryl Kelley

...friendships were strengthened and physical limits were pushed.


Great Basin Wildrye

Something you should know about wildrye

  • March 06, 2015
  • Posted by David Stout - BSWC

A clump of grass stands tall out on the range. Its myriad stems rattle and sway together in the wind.


Putting Your Term of Service to Use

  • February 25, 2015
  • Posted by Kyle R. Martens

If you’ve ever investigated conservation careers in the West, it probably seems like all the full-time positions are next to impossible to land (no pun intended). Openings will always be competitive, but there is a silver lining.


The Gates of the Mountains is a very historical area for Montana. It was a major obstetrical for the Lewis and Clark expedition as well as the location of a very deadly fire known as the Mann Gulch Fire of 1949.

Chilling In The Gates Of The Mountains

  • February 06, 2015
  • Posted by Rachel 'Ray Ray' Nelsen

With a sudden change of schedule, Purple Crew was placed in the Gates Of The Mountains Wilderness to help out another crew, the Blue Crew, on the Meriwether Trail.


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.


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


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.


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