Moosebird Crew

Bike Trail Work in the Bitterroot

  • June 17, 2019
  • Posted by Jackson Crawford

Lake Como is a paradisaical place.


Fawn asleep in the grass

A Crooked Time in the Weeds

  • June 15, 2019
  • Posted by Haley Brueckman

The WRT weeds crew traveled to Crooked River in Idaho on a journey to take down the invasive Reed Canary Grass that lined the banks of the river.


Retaining Walls…They Rock

  • June 14, 2019
  • Posted by Natalie Hamel

Lucky Season Seven spent their work days assisting the crew of the North Fork Ranger District of the Frank Church River of No Return with building retaining walls and maintaining stock trails.


Keeping Up With the Boys

  • June 10, 2019
  • Posted by Guest Blogger

The Women’s Fire Crew takes on a learning experience with the Devil’s Canyon Hand Crew.


Matt & Silas figuring things out.

Problem Solving in the Sapphires

  • June 10, 2019
  • Posted by Josephine Werni

Lessons in the importance of communication, creativity, and reassessment.


Recently, we engaged in an action-packed tour of the Flathead Valley which found us working with youth and refining our technical skills on the trail and on the road.


Last week, the Northern Rockies Youth Expedition Leaders embarked on a backcountry hitch in the Great Bear Wilderness. They practiced their backcountry camping, project management, and crosscut saw skills.


Dedicated to John Lillegard

  • June 03, 2019
  • Posted by Natasha Bennetts

THIRTY FIVE TICKS in one day


Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) will debut the short (9 Min.) film, ‘Never Too Young’ on Wednesday, May 29th 4:30-5:30 pm at Fire Artisan Pizza in Bozeman.


May 20th came around at an amazing speed for many of us and the excitement in MCC’s Helena office that day was palpable. Each person bringing their own collection of thoughts and experiences to the table, we were all ready to begin our next big adventure.


Team building

New Experiences

  • May 19, 2019
  • Posted by Bryan Kreig

The Greater Yellowstone crew had a week full of experiential learning. New leaders were welcomed and Jake met his crew members.


Allie Wood giving crew leaders an instruction on handling the crosscut saws.

The Chronicles of Becoming a Trail Dog

  • May 15, 2019
  • Posted by Megan O'Brien

The final week of hard skills training for the Crew Leaders of the Greater Yellowstone region.


Dinner on our first night at camp

A Chorus of Birds

  • May 11, 2019
  • Posted by Hannah Hartman

“A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” - Joan Walsh Anglund


Watering a plant

Kalispell Planting Hitch 4/29-5/3

  • May 03, 2019
  • Posted by Guest Blogger

At this point of the season it has become clear that we have all grown fond of the Flathead Valley.  This was especially evident when our pre-season crew of leaders was all smiles after receiving the news that we would be working in Kalispell for the week.  The assignment was mainly to plant native trees in a city park to reforest an area adjacent to a housing development.  Although not as glamorous as spending a week in the wilderness, the people and the work was pleasant.


All Knotted Up

First Impressions: 4/22- 4/26

  • April 28, 2019
  • Posted by Elias Romanoff- Youth Leader

The first week of work training was, put simply inspiring. Being paid to immerse yourself in nature, history, leadership education, and all that encompasses working with MCC, is a one of kind opportunity.


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