While federal legislation to create a modern-day Civilian Conservation Corps inches its way through Congress, the Cook County Forest Preserve is moving full steam ahead with programs that deploy crews of youth and adults to tackle restoration and maintenance projects across the district’s acreage.
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REVISED – (Chinle, AZ) July 28, 2022 – The Student Conservation Association (SCA) has confirmed that on the afternoon of July 27th, a Student Conservation Association (SCA) crew leader accompanied by four crew members, drove a vehicle into the mouth of the Canyon de Chelly National Monument and the vehicle became stranded.
We were told we would be staying at a place called Trees for the Future, or something of the sort. Probably a cult-y little community up in the woods of Northern Wisconsin with eerie, half-there people who talk about how they have been “saved.” At least that is what we hoped.