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On Saturday, October 27, 2018, five individuals and two organizations were recognized for their achievements in caring for the outdoors by Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC), a nonprofit dedicated to motivating and enabling people to become active stewards of Colorado’s natural resources.
Jim Bedwell is former director of Recreation, Heritage, and Volunteer Resources for the U.S. Forest Service and serves on the Board of Directors for Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC).
Original article from The Gazette, September 9, 2018. Photo by Gabriel Scarlett/The Denver Post.
You’ve seen them on our volunteer projects: the people in blue baseball caps handing out tools, demonstrating safety techniques, and instructing others how to slope a trail or where to move a boulder. They’re the Crew Leaders – and they’re all volunteers.