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  • May 11, 2015
  • Posted by Kyle R. Martens

Montana Conservation seeks applications for several positions on our field crews this season.

Conservation Corps interns to work on ranger district

  • April 13, 2015
  • Posted by Kyle R. Martens

In partnership with the Montana Wilderness Association and The Wilderness Society, the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain District will host two Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) interns for 11 weeks during the summer.

The Offensive: Battling Invasive Species in the Rockies

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

If you toss out the term alien invasion in Montana, you’re likely to be met with a few cocked-eyed stares. Once determined you didn’t mean Sasquatch or little green men hovering about in the sky, they’d probably go about their business. But what would happen if you added that the intrusion is costing US taxpayers well over $100 billion a year? Well, that’ll turn a few heads.

Bozeman volunteer fights for water quality and cats

  • February 25, 2015
  • Posted by Troy Carter, Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Since February 2014, Katherine Boyk has spent more 89 hours volunteering for the Heart of the Valley’s animal shelter. As part of the Americorps-sponsored Big Sky Watershed Corps, Boyk also works for the Gallatin Valley Land Trust.

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.

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.

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.

Packing Perspective: 50 Years in the Wilderness

  • August 28, 2014
  • Posted by Kyle R. Martens

Smoke and Thelma Elser started leading outfitting trips into the Bob Marshall Wilderness the same year the Wilderness Act was passed. In the 50 years of owning and operating Wilderness Outfitters, it is estimated Smoke spent over 8,000 nights in the backcountry.

Montana celebrates 50 years of wilderness

  • August 27, 2014
  • Posted by MCC

Celebrating 50 of anything is no small task!

Service Events Across Montana

  • August 27, 2014
  • Posted by MCC

The Montana Conservation Corps is proud to help celebrate three anniversaries that are dear to our mission and values.

MCC & Wilderness Risk Management

  • August 19, 2014
  • Posted by Rahel Manna, NOLS

A profile focusing on the dynamic relationship evolving between MCC and the Wilderness Risk Management Conference.

50th project connects youth to great outdoors

  • August 04, 2014
  • Posted by Jono McKinney And Scott Brennan

In 1964 Americans made a big commitment to the preservation of their public lands by enacting the Wilderness Act. This landmark legislation gave Americans a tool to protect the country’s last best wild places, free from development and open for all people to enjoy.

Share your story contest!

  • July 09, 2014
  • Posted by Kyle R. Martens

The judges tallies are in and we’ve selected the winners for the month of September. November 15th is the next deadline for grand prize submissions!

(L to R): Jono McKinney, Senator John Walsh (MT), Michael Richter

MCC visits D.C.

  • June 26, 2014
  • Posted by MCC

Montana Conservation Corps CEO Jono McKinney and Crew Leader Michael Richter met with Senator John Walsh to discuss the upcoming wildfire season and the Montana Conservation Corps work to prepare firefighters and train future land stewards.

2014 Veterans Green Corps Crews

Veterans Join Staff as Crew Leaders

  • June 03, 2014
  • Posted by MCC

Clay Skeens and Jim Dyson are far from being newcomers to leadership. Combined, the two carry nearly 25 years of military experience and have served multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Women and men from the Army and Marine Corps have undoubtedly benefited from the drive of these two men.

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