Boots on the ground

Boots on the Ground is our series featuring the Washington Conservation Corps, an AmeriCorps program offering hands-on experience, field skills, and traning opportunities to young adults between 18 and 25, and military veterans.
Boots on the Ground is our series featuring the Washington Conservation Corps, an AmeriCorps program offering hands-on experience, field skills, and traning opportunities to young adults between 18 and 25, and military veterans.

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“Who wouldn’t love this?”
Spend a day with a Washington Conservation Corps crew as they clear trails on Tiger Mountain, near Issaquah, WA
Boots on the ground: Environmental service in partnership with Washington Tribes
Join us on a tour of some projects our Washington Conservation Corps has completed in partnership with Washington Tribes through the years.
Boots on the ground: Greater sagebrush habitat for greater sage-grouse
Hear first-hand from AmeriCorps member Finn Maunder about his experience restoring sagebrush habitat as part of a WCC field crew.
Working to reduce Washington flood risks
Across Washington, the costs of flooding exceed all other natural disasters. In any given year, there is a better than an 80% chance that 10 or more flood events will occur.
Boots on the ground: AmeriCorps members conduct water quality surveys with Snoqualmie Tribe
One of our Washington Conservation Corps field crews recently got to head out with the Snoqualmie Tribe’s Environmental and Natural Resources Department to help conduct water quality surveys.
Boots on the ground: AmeriCorps members support COVID-19 vaccine distribution
Our AmeriCorps members are helping the state respond to the coronavirus pandemic through supporting vaccine distribution in Central and Eastern Washington.
Boots on the ground: AmeriCorps members support Skookumchuck River restoration
Three of our Washington Conservation Corps field crews assisted Thurston Conservation District on a large-scale restoration project along the Skookumchuck River. 
Boots on the ground: Members’ service impact spans from Washington to Louisiana
On Oct. 5, nearly 300 AmeriCorps members started a new term in the Washington Conservation Corps (WCC). Activities have even extended to Louisiana through a virtual disaster response assignment.
Cut costs with Ecology's Lean/Green Program
Lean/Green manufacturers have a more streamlined operation with less impact on the environment. Listen to the Lean/Green Program's Hugh O'Neill talk about how it can help a business's bottom line.
Boots on the ground: Washington Conservation Corps through the years
The Washington Conservation Corps (WCC), serves the state through “boots on the ground,” hands-on environmental service. Join us for a look back at WCC through the years.

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