2009 News Archive

Elwood Grant goes to Conservation Corps Youth
A recent $6,808 grant from the Gordon Elwood Foundation will provide scholarships to help more than 20 Southern Oregon disadvantaged teens join Northwest Youth Corps Conservation Corps program.
December 29, 2009

Youth Spruce Up at Dam
The teens took on the dam-one of an extensive system of dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers-as part of their five-week fall Conservation Corps program.
October 1, 2009

Youth Corps members fix up trail
Visitors and hikers should feel safer and have a more pleasant time along the Monumental Creek Trail thanks to a group from Northweset Youth Corps.
Sept 28, 2009

Youth Give Mount Rainier Trails New Life
Part of this Trail is being reconstructed, thanks to Northwest Youth Corps crews eager to take on the challenge.
Sept 2, 2009

Adventurous Teens Wanted for Youth Corps Projects
About 20 of the teens are currently wrapping up work in Mount Rainier National Park after a summer of making repairs to the 3.7 mile Glacier Basin Trail.
Aug 31, 2010

Youth's Work Earns Education Funds
Garrett Nadeau of Sedro-Woolley was one of 10 Northwest Youth Corps participants, ages 16-19, who recently spent two weeks making trail improvements on the Alpine Lake Trails in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.
August 31, 2009

Youth Give Mt.Rainier Trails New Life
Aug 27, 2009

NW Youth Corps members work in woods, earning and learning
A Forest Service goal is to get more youth in to the woods, and the agency chose Northwest Youth Corps to work on the trail project.
August 26, 2009

Teens creating wetland through Oregon Youth Employment Initiative
on the edge of a landfill a few miles southeast of Eugene, ten Lane County teens, aged 16-19, are helping convert a former rye-growing field into the Quamash Prairie Wetlands.
Aug 21, 2009

Northwest Youth Corps Crews give Mt. Adams Trails a facelift
The U.S Forest Service chose Northwest Youth Corps to work on the trail project because a primary goal of the Forest Service is to get more youth in the woods to experience public lands.
Aug 21, 2009

Youth Go to Work in Forests
Corps program lets them return home at the end of the shift.
August 20, 2009

Portland Oregon's Hiking Network
Thanks Northwest Youth Corps for your Timberline Trail Work!
August 16, 2009

Job Opportunity for Youth
The employer, Northwest Youth Corps, is no stranger to sending kids to work in the dirt, although this is the first time they've done it so close to home.
Aug 10, 2009

Focus On The Community
Radio Interview with Corps Respond.
Aug 7, 2009

Northwest Youth Corps Helps Change Students
There is an organization in the Northwest that is helping teenagers prepare themselves for society.
August 6, 2009

Teens Reintroduce Plants To the Wild
The teens are from the Northwest Youth Corps Outdoor Program. They've been working in these wetlands for five weeks now. They say that these perches will hopefully reintroduce birds of prey into the area again.
Aug 5, 2009

BLM plans for Hinsdale property blossom
Youth have spread mulch, cut branches, and cleared brush at the site for two years.
August 4, 2009

Adventurous Teens Wanted for Youth Corps
Northwest Group Repairs Mount Rainier Trails in Remote Wilderness.

Nancy Nathanson
August 2009

Volunteer Spotlight
Samuel O. Landa.
July 26, 2009

Jacksonville will Get New Trail
Federal stimulus money will bring construction by a newly formed Northwest Youth Corps group of a long planned trail in the hills south of town..
July 21, 2009

Trail Crews contend with Damage
The trail crews-a mix of Northwest Youth Corps, a nonprofit youth development and outdoor education organization, and a backcountry crew from the Forest Service-are just the first of many crews that will be working on the district throughout the summer.
July 7, 2009

Rogue River Corridor Hikers, Horse Campers to benefit from 19 miles of Trail Improvements
Northwest Youth Corps crews plan to rid the trail of fallen wood, excess vegetation that hampers the way of hikers and horsemen, and also improve trail structures and surfaces.
July 2, 2009

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