Civillian Conservation Core
Young Men Wanted for Hard Work
Facts about the Civillian Conservation Core
-Led by Robert Fechner
-Aimed to give jobs to men ages 18-25
-Corpsmen planted trees, dug canals and ditches, built over thirty thousand wildlife shelters, stocked rivers and lakes with nearly a billion fish, restored historic battlefields, and cleared beaches and campgrounds.
-By September 1935 over 500,000 young men had lived in CCC camps, most staying from six months to a year.