FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laurel Kullerud (608) 779-2232 La CrosseFebruary 24, 2014 Curt McMurl (507) 494-6213 Winona
The Winona and La Crosse districts of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge (Refuge) will be hiring six students this summer, four in Winona and two in La Crosse, to work on Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) crews. This summer’s eight week YCC program begins Monday, June 16 and ends Friday, August 8. Crew members will be paid $7.25 per hour for a 40-hour work week. The work week is Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Young men and women, 15 through 18 years of age, who are permanent residents of the United States, its Territories, or possessions, are eligible for employment without regard to social, economic, racial, or ethnic backgrounds.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Paula Ogden-MuseFebruary 24, 2014 (608) 779-2392Celebrate the life and work of conservationist and naturalist Aldo Leopold on Saturday, March 1 at the visitor center on Brice Prairie.
Here's the lineup of free activities planned: 9:30 a.m.: Sam Scinta will speak about the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, the history and significanc
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