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  • Smoke Jumper Alumni Article

    Smoke jumpers build bridge across Río Santa Barbara, save taxpayers money

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    September 29, 2017 | Hikers can now cross a wilderness river with dry feet because brain surgeon Jim Schmidt drove all the way from Portland, Oregon, and with six other volunteers sawed, chiseled, hammered and bolted together logs on the biggest bridge the Camino Real Ranger District of the Carson National Forest of the U.S. Forest Service has built in many years.

    Source: The Taos News • Southwest Conservation Corps Alumni

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  • Usfs Expands World Wide Influence Brazilian Conservationists And Scc

    Forest Service expands worldwide influence

    Southwest Conservation Corps

    September 1, 2017 | A training for volunteer coordinators from Brazil’s Chico Mendes Institute for the Conservation of Biodiversity were hosted by U.S. Forest Service International Programs and the Pike & San Isabel National Forests & Cimarron & Comanche National Grasslands, which includes the Salida Ranger District.

    Source: The Chaffee County Times • Southwest Conservation Corps

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  • Southwest Conservation Corps Crew Photo Columbine Canyon

    All In a Day’s Work…

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    August 7, 2017 | A bit less than 2 miles from the Columbine Canyon Trailhead a group of young people are 18 total days into a project to rebuild the bridge at the third river crossing (the fourth, if you count the small crossing over Deer Creek) on the Columbine Canyon Trail accessed via the canyon between Red River and Questa.

    Source: Sangre de Cristo Chronicle • Southwest Conservation Corps

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