Last summer, WTVI’s Trail of History filmed an NC Youth Conservation Corps crew while working to build trails within the Uwharrie National Forest. This episode of Trail of History explores how the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Works Progress Administration, and other New Deal programs helped people in the Carolina’s during the Great Depression. Click below to watch the entire episode! The NCYCC segment begins at 18:50.
On average it costs $1,000 to fund one NC Youth Conservation Corps crew member for one week. Click here to make a gift that will make this unique conservation experience possible for more young adults.