Earlier this month, eight high school students from Tucson, Arizona decided not to vacation or take it easy on their fall break. Instead, they participated in the second iteration of the Earth Conservation Internship on the Coronado National Forest. The week was a culmination of a truly collaborative effort between many organizations including the National Forest Foundation, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, U.S. Forest Service, Arizona Conservation Corps, Youth Career Connect and Pima County One Stop.
Montana Conservation Corps is back for another round of improvements to the Rattlesnake National Recreation Area in Missoula, Montana this year. As the popularity of 61,000-acre hot spot continues to grow, MCC and its partners will address things like overuse, trail design, erosion, and lack of regular maintenance.Read more
We are excited to report that our Big Chief Trail project in Northern California is over halfway constructed! Big Chief is a brand new seven-mile multiple use trail that is designed in particular to provide new mountain biking opportunities for the Truckee-Tahoe area.Read more
Thanks to ongoing support from the National Forest Foundation and Vail Resorts’ Ski Conservation Fund, 12 high school students will participate in the fourth summer of the Walking Mountains Natural Resource Internship in 2015.Read more
Stanislaus Wilderness Volunteers (SWV) sponsored two interns this season using private funds and support from the National Forest Foundation’s Matching Awards Program.Read more
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