September 25, 2019 | Hanging Rock State Park was brilliantly built in the 1930s by the original CCCs (Civilian Conservation Corps). The park was lucky enough to have the opportunity to house a new edition of the CCCs in this five-person CCNC crew with a crew leader this month. The crew set up their camping tents just yards away from the original CCC Camp 3422 and reported for duty. Their first assignment was to hike Ruben Mountain trail and de-berm, which is to remove the hump of soil that collects at the edge of the trail and prevents water from sheeting off properly.
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September 14, 2019 | Join Blue Ridge Parkway partners, Conservation Corps North Carolina and Carolina Mountain Club on Saturday, October 26th, from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Bent Creek River Park in Asheville, NC for a volunteer trail work day. Volunteers will help to restore a section of the historic 16-mile Shut-In Trail that runs from the French Broad River area to Mt. Pisgah.
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January 4, 2019 | After successfully managing the North Carolina Youth Conservation Corps for six years, Conservation Trust for North Carolina, under a new strategic partnership with Colorado-based Conservation Legacy, will expand the program under a new name: Conservation Corps North Carolina.
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