The C.R.E.W. employs local young people in fire safety, fuel reduction, habitat restoration, and care of our local backcountry trails.

Founded in 1991, the C.R.E.W provides job training, paid employment and leadership opportunities to local youth aged 18 to 24, while working to preserve, maintain, and improve public and private wild lands, protect local communities against the threat of wildfire, and assist with wildfire recovery.


Winner of the Governor’s Award for Environmental and Economic Leadership