This week, your friendly neighborhood Estes Crew spent time working with the NPS Vegetation Team. Nothing feels better than starting work at 7:00 am, those extra 30 minutes can be a life-saver. The very first day of the week we jumped right back into being Leafy Spurge’s worst nightmare. In only 15 acres at McGraw […]
Category: Conservation Corps
The Rawah Crew spent last weekend in Steamboat along with Boulder Crew enjoying hot springs and James’ parents’ home. The Zafarana family was exceptional at hosting 14 dirty trail workers, and we are so grateful! While we were there, we celebrated Amelia’s birthday by going to a new Jamaican restaurant called Marcia and Joe’s. It […]
The Estes Crew spent a long, tiring, frustrating, smelly, exiting, enjoyable, and rewarding week with the NPS Trails Crew. We anxiously rolled into the Trails Shop at 6:30AM on Monday, only to find out that the Trails Crew begins every morning by shoveling manure out of the stock horse stables. That job quite literally stinks, […]
The Estes Crew kicked off the season working with the NPS Resources Team tackling all things plants! Monday morning began with each of us being calibrated for herbicide backpack sprayers. Calibration ensures that we all spray the appropriate amount of herbicide – enough that the invasive plant dies, but not so much that it will […]
Last week, the Conservancy kicked off the 2019 Conservation Corps season! After a week of crew leader training and season preparation, the crew members arrived on May 27th. The day proved to be a rather rainy Memorial Day; however, the energy remained high with excitement and anticipation for the season ahead. On Monday, we checked […]
Check out the 2018 Season Slideshow HERE!