Corpsmembers Overcome Fears While Heightening Their Forestry Skills

Corpsmember preparing their rope for tree climbing

CCC Greenwood Corpsmember, Halma Bernabe, checks her carabiner and knots during a tree climbing exercise.

Jobs in forestry can look very different, depending on one’s employer and duties. For Corpsmembers at the CCC Greenwood Center, the view from high atop trees is a new experience and one that can help lead them to great careers in forestry. Can it be scary? You bet. But, once the Corpsmembers get through that fear, they’re learning the knots and techniques to make them true tree climbers. And the Corpsmembers can see how these skills will help them in their future careers and throughout their lives.