2018 Backcountry Debriefing Part 5

May 13th, 2019

More interviews from the 2018 Backcountry Debriefing held at Camp Mather near Yosemite National Park.

We hear from Isaiah Van Dyke (Kings Canyon), Maggie Jones (Trinity), Cherokee Smith (Yosemite 2), Julio Limon (Inyo), and from CCC/Backcountry alum Jacob Grower, who has been working on trail crews for Yosemite National Park.

Before joining a Backcountry crew last year, Cherokee Smith had been a member of the Golden Eagles Hotshots. Find out more about them here.

We also have an update on Bob Cox, who I spoke about a few episodes ago.

If you are a former Corpsmember and would like to share your CCC story, contact me:

By e-mail at: grinningdwarf@gmail.com

Through our Facebook page at: CCC: Hard Corps

Or through text or voice mail at: (530)410-4683

I am pretty rural and cell reception is not great, so if you call, make sure you leave a voice mail with your name, and some basic information about when you were in the Cs and where, and I will get back to you.

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2018 Debriefing Part 4

May 6th, 2019

Howdy! Welcome to CCC: Hard Corps, the best place on the Internet to find stories of the California Conservation Corps.

I am your host, George Parker. I am a former Backcountry Corpsmember, Del Norte crewleader, and Delta C1.

In this episode, we continue with interviews from the 2018 Backcountry Trails debriefing, held last September at Camp Mather, California. This week, we will hear from Jessica Hermes (Inyo crew), James Lander (Kings Canyon), Nicci Decker (Yosemite 2), Simon Dykstra (Trinity), Jessica Speich (Yosemite 1), and Andres Rodriguez (Klamath/Stanislaus).

 

If you are a former Corpsmember and would like to share your CCC story, contact me:

By e-mail at: grinningdwarf@gmail.com

Through our Facebook page at: CCC: Hard Corps

Or through text or voice mail at: (530)410-4683

I am pretty rural and cell reception is not great, so if you call, make sure you leave a voice mail with your name, and some basic information about when you were in the Cs and where, and I will get back to you.

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2018 Backcountry Debriefing Part 3 and 2019 Orientation

April 28th, 2019

Welcome to more Corpsmember interviews from the 2018 Backcountry debriefing. We also hear from Backcountry Trails Program Director Karlson Hubbard on some of the philosophy that goes into the Backcountry Trails program. It's a balance of community involvement and hard work.

Find out more about what CM Oren Nardi, who is interviewed in this episode, has been doing since Backcountry. Click here.

If you are a former Corpsmember and would like to share your CCC story, contact me:

By e-mail at: grinningdwarf@gmail.com

Through our Facebook page at: CCC: Hard Corps

Or through text or voice mail at: (530)410-4683

I am pretty rural and cell reception is not great, so if you call, make sure you leave a voice mail with your name, and some basic information about when you were in the Cs and where, and I will get back to you.

 

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2018 Backcountry Debriefing Part 2

April 15th, 2019

Part Two of the 2018 Backcountry Trails debriefing.

We hear from Dayne Shelor (Yosemite 2), Robert Slack (Trinity), Alissa Smith (Kings Canyon), and Anne Highley-Smith (Backcountry Alumni and current BC Program Assistant).

We lean a little bit about rock work, and some trails design philosophy regarding meadows.

If you were a Corpsmember in the CCC, and you would like your story to be told, contact me at grinningdwarf@gmail.com , or call me at (530)410-4683 and leave me a voice mail. In your voicemail, leave your name, when you were in the Cs, and what centers you were at or special programs you were in.

If you like what you hear from these Corpsmembers and want to hear more stories from the CCC, you can make sure don't miss an episode by clicking the 'subscribe' button.

 

Thanks,

Geo.

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2018 Backcountry Debriefing Part 1

November 6th, 2018

We start posting our 2018 Backcountry Trail crew interviews, recorded at Camp Mather outside of Yosemite National Park.

 

If you are a former Corpsmember and would like to share your trails stories from the Cs, contact me at either:

grinningdwarf@gmail.com

Or on Facebook at CCC: Hard Corps

Or at our Wordpress blog at CCC: Hard Corps

Or leave a voicemail at 530-410-4683

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Hurricane Relief, Flood Fighting Center, and Backcountry Debriefing Preview

October 31st, 2018

In Episode #8, we hear about:

 

Two CCC crews dispatched to Florida to help with hurricane recovery. Click on these links to see further video on:

Fortuna Crew

San Pedro Crew

 

We also hear about the new Delta Center, the flood fighting center in Stockton, CA. Click on this link to see the CCC photo gallery on Facebook:

New Delta Center

 

Click on this link to find the full version of our show music by The Tall Pines, available as a single:

Boogie Pt. 1

 

 

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07: Upcoming Stories, and Bob Cox

September 28th, 2018

In Episode 07 of CCC: Hard Corps, I talk about upcoming stories, and tell you about one of my CCC mentors, Bob Cox. Bob's influence is one of the reasons why the CCC: Hard Corps blog/podcast even exists.

I also make a call for former Corpsmembers to contribute stories from their time in the CCC. If you are a former Corpsmember or staff with the California Conservation Corps and would like to share your story on CCC: Hard Corps, contact me at grinningdwarf@hotmail.com or on our CCC: Hard Corps Facebook page. You can post a message there.

Remember...every Corpsmember has a story worth sharing.

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06: CCC: Hard Corps Mission and Geo’s Story

June 10th, 2018

On today's podcast, I will talk about the mission and vision I had for starting CCC: Hard Corps.

I also realized that I have been asking Corpsmembers for their stories, but I hadn't yet shared my story with you. Part Two of this podcast in my Corpsmember Profile.

If you are a former Corpsmember or staff with the California Conservation Corps and would like to share your story on CCC: Hard Corps, contact me at grinningdwarf@hotmail.com or on our CCC: Hard Corps Facebook page. You can post a message there.

Remember...every Corpsmember has a story worth sharing.

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05: 2017 Klamath Backcountry Interviews

November 8th, 2017

This week's podcast features our interviews with several members of the 2017 Klamath Backcountry Trail crew. Recorded at the Backcountry Debriefing at Camp Mather, outside of Yosemite National Park.

For more stories of members in the California Conservation Corps, go to CCC: Hard Corps. You can also find us on Facebook.

To stay abreast of what the CCC is currently doing, check out the Official CCC Facbook page. You can also show your support for the CCC by following the CCC Foundation, either by subscribing to updates from their website, or by following them on Facebook.

If you are a former member of the California Conservation Corps and would like to share your story, contact us at grinningdwarf@gmail.com . We would love to hear from former staff as well as Corpsmembers. You can contribute to keeping our stories alive. We believe that every Corpsmember has a story worth telling.

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04: 2017 Kings Canyon Backcountry Interviews

November 1st, 2017

This week's podcast features our interviews with several members of the 2017 Kings Canyon Backcountry Trail crew. Recorded at the Backcountry Debriefing at Camp Mather, outside of Yosemite National Park.

For more stories of members in the California Conservation Corps, go to CCC: Hard Corps. You can also find us on Facebook.

To stay abreast of what the CCC is currently doing, check out the Official CCC Facbook page. You can also show your support for the CCC by following the CCC Foundation, either by subscribing to updates from their website, or by following them on Facebook.

If you are a former member of the California Conservation Corps and would like to share your story, contact us at grinningdwarf@gmail.com . We would love to hear from former staff as well as Corpsmembers. You can contribute to keeping our stories alive. We believe that every Corpsmember has a story worth telling.

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