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  • White House Honors Anthony Ciocco, Southwest Conservation Corps Crew Leader, as a “Champion of Change” in engaging Next-Generation Leaders
  • Join Us At The Annual Youth Corps Awards Ceremony!
  • Ancestral Lands Youth Conservation Corps – A Summary of the Year!
  • Veterans Day – thoughts from a Veteran Fire AmeriCorps Program Member
  • SCC Official 21CSC Program!
  • Civilian Conservation Corps Celebrates 80th Anniversary with National Event in Tucson along with Southwest Conservation Corps’ 15th Anniversary
  • Challenge, Doubt, Empowerment and Appreciation
  • Reflecting on the importance of national service on 9/11
  • SCC Staff Openings – Regional Director & Recruitment & Supportive Services Coordinator
  • SCC seeks Director of Finance and Administration based in Durango, CO
  • Backcountry cooking…fried donut holes included?
  • Haiku from Crew 182: Barbara Five-Strand
  • Last evening with the crew
  • Veterans Fire Corps – Update from the Field
  • Giving back to the outdoor community
  • Invasive species get the ax – SCC in the Durango Hearld!
  • Corporation for National and Community Service awards AmeriCorps grant to Southwest Conservation Corps
  • Restoring the trail
  • Starting the season in the Los Valles Region
  • News from Tucson! SCC Crews help clean graffiti in Saguaro National Park
  • Three SCC Projects Receive Funding Through NFWF’s America’s Great Outdoors
  • SCC receives grant from REI for community events in Tucson
  • SCC’s Aaron Lowden featured on White House Website!
  • Backcountry is Better
  • DC visitors, a hike and stew!
  • “It has to be all of us” – Reflections from a White House Champion of Change – SCC AmeriCorps Member Andrea Kalphake.
  • SCC to Co-Host CCC Legacy Annual Gathering – Registration Now Open
  • CNCS CEO Cites SCC in Testimony before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee
  • SCC AmeriCorps Member is White House Champion of Change!
  • SCC Receives $25,000 Wells Fargo Grant to Support Youth Programs in the San Luis Valley
  • Snapshot of a 15 degree morning at Crew Leader Training in Los Valles
  • Reflections on Crew Leader Training
  • Southwest Conservation Corps Earns National Accreditation
  • John Salazar visits Southwest Conservation Corps in Salida
  • Ag Commissioner to visit Salida, Southwest Conservation Corps on Friday
  • SCC gets ready to celebrate AmeriCorps week!
  • Colorado Youth Corps Association and Colorado Water Conservation Board Fund Projects for SCC
  • Public Lands Service Corps Act Introduced in the Senate
  • SCC Sonoran Desert has a new home!
  • Corps Center of Excellence Accredits SCC
  • Creation of a 21st Century Service and Conservation Corps!
  • Like a jigsaw puzzle
  • Celebrating a year of accomplishments!
  • Ancestral Lands Region Highlight – NPS/Acoma Hiking Club
  • SCC AmeriCorps members in New York featured on WNYC News
  • SCC sends crew to NYC for Sandy Response
  • Four Corners Region Fall Update
  • Los Valles Region Fall Update
  • Standing in the meadow, frozen toes, numb fingers….
  • Playing a role in the Animas River Watershed
  • SCC Receives Grant for Corpsmember Development
  • Highlights from a hiking program…..
  • Sound of the waterfall
  • Composite Blog…
  • Nature becomes like family
  • Great Outdoors Colorado Announces $500,000 For Youth Corps Land Stewardship Jobs
  • Getting to Know the San Juan River Watershed
  • Adventures on a Colorado 14er
  • Dinner on the Chama Trail
  • A mosaic from Mineral Hinsdale Community Corps Crew
  • A typical day at Agnes Vaille
  • Sonoran Desert Staff Visit Natchez Trace Trail Crew
  • Like every family
  • What I learned….
  • CNN visits SCC’s Veteran Fire Corps members and alums!
  • The Garden is Growing
  • The Beauty of It All
  • Secretary Salazar visits Costilla County
  • The very old and the very far
  • sweat and tears and dedication
  • Flash Gordon and Paul Bunyan
  • This thing we made is freakin’ sweet!
  • SCC Receives AmeriCorps Grant
  • Workers planting trees along Homestake Creek
  • Many marvels of the natural world….
  • Inch by Inch, Row by Row… Grant Makes Garden Grow
  • Senator Bennet visits Veterans Fire Corps
  • SCC receives international award
  • Moonlight Monkey Monday in Salida – March 26th!
  • AmeriCorps Week is here!!
  • Vets Attack Russian Olive
  • Mulch, Cherry Pie, and Gold Panning
  • Getting work done in Saguache County
  • Corps’ leaders meet in Acoma
  • “Making Warm Chocolaty Memories”
  • A Unique AmeriCorps Experience
  • Orion the Hunter
  • Secretary Salazar Appoints SCC to Chair Federal Advisory Committee on 21st Century Conservation Service Corps
  • WGA Passes SCC-Supported Policy Resolution on Conservation Corps
  • New Photos page on our website
  • A Whole New World
  • A Unique Glimpse into the Sanity (or lack there of) on SCC Crews
  • Conserving Our Future – Marshall Masayesva
  • CBS Evening News highlights SCC and the Veterans Fire Corps Program
  • Lessons from the Storm – Crew 241 Perseveres through Challenge and Change
  • SCC Named to Western Governors’ Association Advisory Group
  • Outside is the Funside
  • Ponderings of SCC Culture
  • The power of partnerships catches BLM Director’s eye
  • Adventures of C-Knucks
  • SCC Featured in Telluride Daily Planet newspaper
  • Climate Corps Members Summarize their SCC experience!
  • New York Times Highlights Veteran Corps Programs with California and Southwest Conservation Corps
  • Fishing and Beyond: Our Second Education/Recreation Friday
  • MSI Helps Bring Southwest Conservation Corps Youth Crew to Silverton!
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  • A father’s reflection…
  • Cleanin’ the Fairgrounds
  • Calling all SCC Alumni!!
  • “Wait, where are we?”
  • The Evolution of a Crew
  • They Might Be Doing Yoga, But We’re Doing Push Ups
  • SCC’s Entry in the Changemakers Competition
  • Storm King Campground
  • The Saguache County, Community Crew Experience
  • SCC Crews are stabilizing trails impacted by the Horseshoe 2 Fire
  • Vote on SCC’s New Recruiting Message!
  • June Disaster Relief-Alabama or BUST!
  • Big Meadow Reservoir
  • SCC member selected to attend the Conserving the Future Conference
  • Becoming a Wilderness Woman: My SCC Experience
  • CYCA Training in Golden
  • Costilla County Education Trip
  • Help SCC come up with a new recruiting message! (Prize involved)
  • Working in Fort Garland
  • SCC Responds to Disasters in Alabama and Missouri
  • OSM/VISTA Teams Win 2011 Department of Interior Award
  • SCC is now hiring for BLM Internship Positions!
  • SCC receives Great Outdoors Colorado funding for trails, parks, open space and wildlife habitat improvements
  • The Waiting
  • Crew 142-Youth Camping Crew
  • Kangaroos and Cold Food!
  • Summer programs are underway in Ancestral Lands Region!!
  • A Day in the Life
  • Work in the Wilderness
  • Teetering on the Precipice of a Promising Season
  • Blazing trails and Planting beans
  • This is Disappointment Valley
  • “If you don’t like the weather, just wait 5 minutes”
  • Crosscut, Co Leaders, and More!
  • SCC FC hiring Interim Recruiting Coordinator
  • Colorado Governor to release exciting news about CO youth corps
  • Tucson Learn and Serve Highlighted
  • VGC Alumni on GI Jobs
  • Spring Saw Training
  • News from Sonoran Desert National Monument!
  • National Coalition Urges Action on 21st Century Conservation Service Corps
  • SCC wins national award for the Tribal Preservation Program
  • Southwest Crew, the beginning of a year of service!
  • SCC-Four Corners Corpsmember of the year: Marshall Masayesva
  • Celebrating Martin Luther King Day with Community – January 17, 2011
  • Exciting Staff Announcement
  • New Staff Openings at SCC
  • An SCC Journey
  • My Internship With the Southwest Conservation Corps
  • SCC Holiday Cheer!
  • Fire and Ice
  • Saving the Pup Fish
  • Life after SCC!
  • Ducky’s Hitch Life!
  • Los Valles float wins 2nd place in Salida’s Parade of Lights!
  • Durango’s City Council Recognizes Learn and Serve (with video!)
  • 2010 Regional Forester HONOR AWARDS
  • Tumacacori NHP River Cleanup a Ton of Success!
  • Learn & Serve Challenge Video
  • SCC has accepted the National Learn and Serve Challenge
  • Summer Memories….
  • The Corps Network: “Southwest Conservation Corps Staff Racking Up Awards”
  • Moral Boost!
  • Christina Nesset Recognized for Enviornmental Leadership
  • Executive Director Kamillia Hoban Awarded 40 Under 40
  • The Bridge Crew
  • The Denver Post: Expanding opportunities for young people on public lands
  • Senator Tom Udall’s Visit to Acoma
  • Photos from Learn and Serve Summer of Service
  • Have you heard about the Weatherization Crew?
  • Southwest Conservation Community
  • Reflections on Learn and Serve
  • Need Your Vote – 21st Century Conservation Corps
  • My Year with SCC as a VISTA
  • End-of-Season Newsletter: SCC Four Corners Youth Programs
  • SCC Veterans Crew on 9News
  • SCC Alum Hired by 4Core
  • OSM / AmeriCorps Regulatory Trainee
  • The Little Dry Creek Trail – A Trail Crew Paradox
  • Program shares nature of outdoor work and play with area kids
  • Durango Herald: Corps puts kids, veterans to work
  • Outdoor Industry Association reports on conservation corps
  • CDT Girl Power!
  • SCC Alumni: Ben Provost
  • What is trail life?
  • Durango Telegraph: Veterans Green Corps
  • Feral Future!
  • “Like” SCC?
  • New Staff at SCC
  • Being a Part of SCC
  • Crew #124 (Super Terrific Trail Workers)
  • Rig N’ Dig Day
  • Follow the Chicago Basin Trail Crew
  • Point of View From a Salida Crew
  • VGC receives a visit from Senator Udall
  • From the field….
  • SCC Welcomes New Board Members
  • Calling all SCC: We Need Your Input
  • USDA Highlights Jobs Created by the Recovery Act
  • Life After SCC…
  • Tucson Urban Conservation Corps
  • SCC Awarded Summer of Service Grant!
  • A Rainy Day In The Desert
  • All-Staff Gathering
  • Fundraiser in Fort Collins March 2nd!
  • VOS Corpsmember Lands A Spot On A Hotshot Crew!
  • SCC and VGC Awarded Service Project of the Year!
  • News from Washington, DC: Youth Service on Public Lands
  • SCC On CNN! Stimulus boosts conservation
  • Los Campiones
  • A Glimpse Into the Life of an SCC Corpsmember
  • MLK Day Light Bulb Exchange was a Success!
  • Cleaning up Tucson with a 12-minute makeover
  • SCC Welcomes New Los Valles Staff Member!
  • Los Valles and Sonoran Desert Coordinators Join Forces For CLDP Training
  • Paper or Plastic? Neither.
  • Southwest Conservation Corps Veterans Green Jobs – The Corps Network Interview
  • SCC November Newsletter!
  • Launching MISSION SERVE
  • Los Valles Mink Crew finishes strong!
  • SCC Board Convenes in Acoma Pueblo, NM
  • Slab City
  • October Newsletter!
  • Los Diablos Nuevos de Los Valles
  • Bear Encounter!
  • Hokay!
  • THERE’S GROWTH AT THE HIGH ROPES GREENLOT!
  • Connecting with Alumni!
  • Breaking News from the Appalachian Coal Country Watershed Team
  • Hubbell Trading Post: winding down for the season
  • September Newsletter!
  • The Thing About Boots
  • Paid to Hike
  • Rocks, jokes, goats and a Czar.
  • SCC volunteer opportunity for "9/11 National Day of Service"
  • Belated Post for SFT North
  • New VISTAs in Town…
  • The SCC ROCKS!
  • For the Horses!
  • Willy, Willy, Willy …
  • Back Country in the Sand Dunes
  • Dis-Connection
  • My Experiences with Veterans Green Corps
  • SFT North – Beetle Kill Project: July 7, 2009
  • Report from the Sustainable Forestry Team
  • Veterans Green Corps starts work in Rio Grande NF
  • Mapping the King of Trails – Follow On-Line!
  • Pleasant Valley Trail work with Tucson Teens
  • Upper Ark Crew Cranks into High Gear
  • SCC Receives National AmeriCorps Grant to Address Climate Change
  • SCC Helps Open Arkansas Hills Trail System – Salida, CO
  • Why celebrate Arbor Day?
  • SCC-Sonoran Desert Executive Director Featured in Tucson Weekly
  • The Lost Art of Crosscut Saw Filing
  • Rigging Training a Great Success!
  • Please VOTE – Arizona Trail Association – Trail Building Grant
  • Painting Daze
  • "BEAT BACK BUFFELGRASS!" WHAT?!?
  • 2009 Education and Outreach Program – 1st entry!
  • Dedicated Youths Working on Conservation Bring Optimism to Capitol
  • Volunteer Day at the Tonto!
  • Starting a New Session in the Sonoran Desert
  • SCC Welcomes New Staff!
  • SCC to Benefit from 2009 Tour of Durango
  • Local Youth Honored by the Colorado Youth Corps Association
  • Introducing Valley of the Sun Urban Corps!
  • SCC in the News: Saving Energy Saves Christmas
  • SCC Wins National Award
  • Debriefing with Technical Trails – Tucson
  • Taking on the Tamarisk – SCC/Four Corners
  • Crew 94 'Digs' the Job and the Southwest!
  • SCC Hosts ECO Visit
  • SCC Wins Honorable Mention for The Commons
  • Leadership Development Crew – White Canyon
  • Los Valles – Fall Crew Adventures
  • Technical Trails Reflection – Coronado National Forest
  • playing in the pondos, good-bye to Dave
  • New HVAC at The Commons – SCC Four Corners Home
  • Last hitch in Canyonlands National Park
  • Sage Grouse Seeding in San Miguel Basin
  • Gila Wilderness: Little Dry Creek Trail and Bead Spring Trail
  • SCC Fall Season Preview
  • AmeriCorps Corps Network Colorado Youth Corps