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Climate Corps Seeks to Make Impact in Connecticut’s Communities

The Civilian Conservation Corps was a success, and the results of many of those projects are still in use nearly a century later. Today, UConn is applying a similar concept, enlisting students to help ... read more

National Parks, the Civilian Conservation Corps, and Modern Environmentalism

This post will focus on another way that FDR interacted with National Parks: the Civilian Conservation ... that Corps work projects across the United States altered more than 118 million acres, an are... read more

Connecticut Civilian Conservation Camps: History, Memories and Legacy, an illustrated talk at Canton Library

long-lasting effects of the CCC, as explained in his new book, "Connecticut Civilian Conservation Camps: History, Memories and Legacy." The Civilian Conservation Corps began in 1933 under President Ro... read more

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Nonagenarian veteran urges young people to commit to national service

At age 95, the last living Medal of Honor ... "It has a tremendous impact on you," he said. "It changes your personality." During the Great Depression, he worked with the Civilian Conservation Corps i... read more

Events announced for Headwaters History Days

At noon Saturday at Fleischmanns Park on Wagner Avenue, local players on the rejuvenated MAC team will host the Connecticut Bulldogs in a ... host an illustrated presentation about the Civilian Conser... read more

Civilian Conservation Corps holds reunion in Stafford

As part of then-President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's "New Deal" for relief for poor, unemployed Americans, Congress in 1933 established the Civilian Conservation Corps, a public work ... and friends ... read more


But matching them in terms of lasting impact will be a tall order ... after several other spending programs had been up and running, such as the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Civil Works Adminis... read more

NH to chop down red pines to slow insect attack

It’s the first documented case of the insect in New Hampshire, though the bug’s been a longtime headache in Connecticut ... and elsewhere were planted in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, ... read more

Pole Mountain Trail Project Wins National Award

Four WCC crews were engaged for a total of 40 days last summer ... engages members in conservation-based projects throughout the state. Founded in 2006, the WCC continues the civil service tradition o... read more

PBS makes a great lesson of the Great Depression in 'American Experience' series

One of his first and biggest projects, the Civilian Conservation Corps ... The last three episodes cover the construction of the stunning Hoover Dam, the Dust Bowl disaster and Seabiscuit, the underdo... read more

Counting Down To Spring At Hall Memorial Library

Marcia will explain the options and strategies available as well as discuss how effective planning for long-term care may help to mitigate the impact of this ... Podskoch will discuss the Civilian Con... read more

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