Group that Clears Trails, Do Other Service, Face Budget Ax

By | June 18, 2017

An MCC crew member clears the Loneman Lookout Trail in this Hungry Horse News file photo.

The Hungry Horse News reports that a program that funds trail crews in the Bob Marshall Wilderness and Glacier National Park faces the budget ax under President Trump’s proposed budget. Montana Sen. Jon Tester last week announced $1.8 million in grants to the Montana Conservation Corps for this year. But Trump’s 2018 budget would zero out the Corporation for National and Community Service, the umbrella organization that MCC is a part of. Read the full story here.

 

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