Week 1

Orange Crew’s Adventure

  • August 17, 2017
  • Posted by Nate Hess

This was hot, hard work but they powered through it!


Hiking with a Crosscut

What The Heck Am I Doing Here?

  • August 08, 2017
  • Posted by Maya Braden

I came to MCC from an application found in an environmentally focused job list online. I’d never been out west and had a low key obsession with trails and the idea of mountains. If I’m being honest, I didn’t know what to expect when I dropped out of the life I was living in Michigan to move out to Montana.


Zocalo Pint Night was a Success!

  • February 14, 2017
  • Posted by Nate Hess

Zocalo Coffee House hosted their first ever Pints for a Purpose event and Montana Conservation Corps had the privilege of being first!


Building a Better Tomorrow

  • May 10, 2016
  • Posted by MCC

“I’d like to think one day the work I do on Montana’s public lands will lead someone else to realize, like I did, that all good things are wild and free. “ –Melanie Hobgood, MCC Field Crew Leader


Earth Day is upon us again and there are more ways than ever to get involved and show how you are getting things done for the planet…


The Power of Partnerships

  • March 21, 2016
  • Posted by MCC

The U.S. Forest Service looks to a new model to decide where trail maintenance funding will go, which could result in dramatically reduced funding on public lands in Montana…


EARTHQUAKE! Don’t panic yet, it was just a drill, but if there was an earthquake, rest easy knowing our MCCers would be prepared…


An Interview with Katheryne Lewis

  • March 03, 2016
  • Posted by MCC

In this short but sweet interview from The Corps Network, alumni Katheryne Lewis talks about the work we do here at MCC, her career aspirations, and what her MCC experience meant to her.


2016 Corpsmember of the Year: Katheryne Lewis

  • February 18, 2016
  • Posted by MCC

This year, MCC’s very own Katheryne Lewis was selected as one of five Corpsmembers of the Year - way to go Katheryne! Learn more about our former Youth Crew Leader and her journey to 2016 Corpsmember of the Year.


Why we need a 21st century conservation corps

  • January 12, 2016
  • Posted by Michael Bennet and John Bridgeland

Providing opportunities for our youth, supporting our veterans, and conserving our public lands and resources are among the nation’s most pressing challenges. A 21st Century Conservation Corps has the power to address these challenges.


MCC Assists with Deep Creek WRP

  • November 19, 2015
  • Posted by Holly Kreiner, BSWC member

In a special Deep Creek issue, Broadwater Conservation District highlights some of the incredible work a handful of Helena’s MCCers has volunteered to assist BCD and FWP with Deep Creek-specific projects.


Wilderness Advocates at Missoula workshop seek more youth in woods and work

  • November 09, 2015
  • Posted by Rob Chaney, the Missoulian

To get young people into the wilderness, skip social media in favor of personal contact.


As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gathers public comment this week on a huge study of the Yellowstone River, this is a good time to be reminded of the impressive progress that has been made in cooperatively managing another Montana river.


National Public Lands Day

  • September 21, 2015
  • Posted by MCC

National Public Lands Day will bring together outdoor enthusiasts across the country for the 22nd annual celebration of America’s magnificent public lands and its countless supporters and volunteers.


National Recreational Trail Receives Restoration

  • September 09, 2015
  • Posted by MCC

Over twenty years ago, an inventory of Montana’s trail system catalogued just shy of 15,000 miles of public trails. While each trail offers something to its users—whether it’s a peak to bag or a vista to marvel over—only 53 trails in Montana can claim the unique distinction of being registered a National Recreation Trail (NRT).


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