USDA Newsletter Story Highlights How Deaf Montana Conservation Corps Member became Forest Service Employee

In the USDA's April newsletter, the agency highlighted Joanel Lopez's participation in the Bridging Cultures Conservation Corps program that was launched by Montana Conservation Corps and Region 1 of the U.S. Forest Service.

It's a fantastic example of how "the program is great for people from diverse backgrounds and cultures to face dealing with different perspectives." The digital version of the story can be read on page 3 of the linked PDF.