So you’re considering going into The Bob

  • February 21, 2019
  • Posted by Lloyd Farley

If you’re anything like me you’re probably digging through the blogs trying to figure out what you might be getting yourself into. Maybe you heard a little about one of the Bob Marshall Wilderness immersion crews and are debating whether or not to throw your hat in, or you have already taken that leap of faith and you are just trying to figure out what you could possibly do to occupy your time during your weekends. Im here to say that there is no level of reading or preparation that will possibly even come close to what you are going to experience and to just put away whatever device you might be reading this on and just send it.

Surrendering to the Flow

  • January 28, 2019
  • Posted by Halle Smith

Be kind and surrender to the flow. It’s amazing where it takes you.

So High Up

  • January 10, 2019
  • Posted by Dace Whiteley-YCC leader

The Ponderosa pines stood narrow and wise, looking like they belonged there, clutching the sunlight in their pine needle hands.

N Rock Roving Crew’s last hitch was a nine-day-split-backcountry-endeavor-to-remember

Home Sweet Milk River

  • August 22, 2018
  • Posted by Casey Gallagher

Coming from the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains to the prairie is a major transition. I had never seen an actual prairie before! Holy cow, seriously, this is cow country!

Garden of Eden

  • August 16, 2018
  • Posted by Alex LeFrancois

“This is going to be an interesting landing.”
These are not the words one wants to hear from a bush pilot as your flying full speed in a small Cessna airplane towards a makeshift landing strip in the backcountry within the Payette National Forest.

Break Time

Joining the Herd

  • July 19, 2018
  • Posted by Malachi Baker

What has a head, a tail, and is super common in the Bison Range? Rattlesnakes.

Pre tread work

MCC’ers Vs. Mt.Brown, Part 1

  • July 13, 2018
  • Posted by Parker Dean

A challenging week lay ahead of the Glacier Crew on Week 3 as we built trail in the Mt. Brown burn area.


Hitch 1 - Monture Station

  • July 06, 2018
  • Posted by Bonita Pernot

“Most everyone would look around here and think that all of the trees are dead. I see that there is still life in these trees, and know they have a story to tell.”

The Conservation Corps Experience

  • June 28, 2018
  • Posted by Emily Kastor

Being a part of a conservation corps crew is an experience that can be hard to express, especially to someone who hasn’t done something like this.

Snow and Chainsaws

  • March 30, 2018
  • Posted by Nate Hess

We were cold and wet and pretty miserable, but I believe we all came out the better for it.

Warm Hearts Warm Homes: The Final Countdown

  • October 30, 2017
  • Posted by Guest Blogger

Let’s keep it toasty! Warm Homes for the win!

Laying down the Gravel!

Adventures in Many Glacier!

  • October 02, 2017
  • Posted by Noah Blanton

After two weeks of orientation, training, and preparing for the first hitch of the Fall season, the time had come for our crew to graduate from recent recruit, to Crew Member for the Montana Conservation Corps.

So, we all brought our clipboards, right?

You Are Capable of More Than You Think

  • September 18, 2017
  • Posted by Meaghan Ricks, Youth Crew Leader

I was the epitome of unprepared, mentally and physically, for the job of Youth Crew Leader for Montana Conservation Corps.

Veteran Green Corps Concludes A Successful Season

  • August 21, 2017
  • Posted by Anonymous

The MCC Veteran Green Corps finished their season on August 3.

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