TEXAS—With the national fire preparedness level is at its highest and critical resource shortages across the country, Forest Service Job Corps camp crews are stepping up to support fire suppression efforts across the country. On July 24, a Lyndon B. Johnson Job Corps Center camp crew assigned to the Texas A&M Forest Service Incident Command Post in McGregor, Texas, demobilized to stellar reviews.
It’s spring! And while gardeners typically scrutinize seed catalogs for what crops to plan, Boxelder Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center students are working to save America’s diverse, but endangered, garden and food crop heritage for future generations by collecting, saving and sharing heirloom seeds.
Preparing for a career involves many steps, plus individual motivation as well as help from those who’ve gone before you.