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    12 Tons, bay-beee!!!

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    March 17, 2020 | The first time I walked down the Natchez Trace, I was enchanted by the towering pine forests and palmetto sprinkled swampland. It almost seemed like two lost worlds colliding - vast, Jurassic forests that I could imagine dinosaurs roaming juxtaposed with swamps that somehow felt even more prehistoric. Even as we walked down the trail clearing corridor and access points, everything seemed somehow unchanged, eternal.

    By Erin Murr, CLDP Crew 963

    Source: Source: Source: Southeast Conservation Corps • Blog

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    The First Fire

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    March 8, 2020 | Picture this: Bienville National Forest, in the sweet, sweet south, Mississippi. The weather: a low temperature, low humidity. A beautiful window to put some fire on the ground and burn the acres Crew 962 has desperately been waiting to ignite.

    By Allison Lincoln, VFC Crew Leader

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  • Working In Snow

    And Just Like That It's December

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    December 13, 2019 | With a quintessential southern mix of rain, lightning bugs, and humidity coupled with onboarding paperwork, trainings, graduations, etc. reflecting on 2019 kind of feels like a movie montage in my mind. So, let me Slow. It. Down. for a minute. 

    By Brenna Kelly, Corps Director

    Source: Source: Southeast Conservation Corps • Winter 2019 Newsletter

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  • Get Sign

    Setting the Water Bar High and Achieving Trail Goals

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    December 3, 2019 | Final Blog by SECC GIS and Trail Maintenance Technician Interns

    Kelly O’Shaughnessy and Hannah Springer

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    A Night in the Woods

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    September 23, 2019 |Imagine you’re lying in your tent. Safely wrapped in your cocoon of nylon tenting and sleeping bag fluff, with your head resting comfortably on your bag of clean clothes. 

    Source: Source: Southeast Conservation Corps • Blog

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  • Wcc Crew Photo Winner

    Hey Swole Sister

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    July 15, 2019 | During the summer of 2019 SECC fielded its first ever all-female Women’s Conservation Corps Youth Crews.

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  • Crew Member Drilling

    The Last Hitch

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    December 14, 2017 | Our last hitch was filled with pre-nostalgia and lots of memory sharing.

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