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Brendon Tiffany recognized at Colorado State Capitol
On Jan. 23, the Colorado Youth Corps Association (CYCA) named Brendon Tiffany of Silt a 2016 Corpsmember of the Year at the annual Youth Corps Awards Ceremony, held at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver.
Brendon, 17, participated in RMYC’s Regional Service Crew in 2016, which recruits youth from across the state to work on public lands in Northwest Colorado. Brendon served with RMYC for eight weeks last summer, a record amount of time on crew for this age group. Projects included: fence work on the Roan Plateau in Garfield County in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management, rock work on the Golden Horseshoe in Summit County in partnership with the town of Breckenridge and Summit County, and an erosion mitigation project on the 14er Mount Bierstadt in partnership with the United States Forest Service and the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative. As part of his experience, Brendon served his first term with AmeriCorps, completing a 100-hour award.
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