FORCE for Nature

Thompson, Craig
February 2008
New York State Conservationist;Feb2008, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p30
The article focuses on the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), and the experience of Albert Lanoue, a former CCC enrollee, in Company 270. Lanoue managed the fleet at Camp S-72 in Delmar from 1933-1936, at what is now the Five Rivers Environmental Education Center of the New York state's Department of Environmental Conservation. Every state in the U.S. participated in the CCC initiative throughout its nine-year span, but New York State's program was the largest, with 208 CCC encampments in existence between 1933-1942.


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