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).

Taking personal responsibility for our nation’s well-being is the essence of good citizenship.

Senators McCain and Bennet Introduce 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Act

  • August 10, 2015
  • Posted by Levi Novey, The Corps Network

Legislation that would bolster the public-private 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Initiative was introduced in the U.S. Senate.

Ode to the Keech

  • August 09, 2015
  • Posted by Levi Ballard

I had fallen in love with a piece of USFS property. It was an old racing axe…

Rock Drillin!

Crew: Spice World

  • August 03, 2015
  • Posted by Lauren Fox-Humphreys

This week with crew Spice World was amazing.

In an effort to reach more veterans and service members about our opportunities, MCC is providing a cash bonus for those who help spread the word about serving a term with Veterans Green Corps.

Governor Steve Bullock today announced that Montana has received $2,993,256 in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).

How to Become a Wildland Firefighter

  • June 15, 2015
  • Posted by

While some wildland firefighters work year-round and some work only during the fire season, the work is always strenuous and positions are always highly competitive.

National Trails Day Events

  • June 01, 2015
  • Posted by Brad Koontz

National Trails Day is June 6th, 2015 and you can help MCC improve your local trails and parks!

Philanthropy Paves the way for Growth

  • June 01, 2015
  • Posted by MCC

Ideally, every Montana child would have carefree summers filled with sports camps, fort building, and nature exploration. Unfortunately, many youth face everything but idyllic summer months. This is why MCC launched its month-long expeditions for teens nearly 15 years ago.

Join MCC!

  • May 11, 2015
  • Posted by Brad Koontz

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 Brad Koontz

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 Brad Koontz

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.

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