Building a Career in the Conservation Corps: A Crash Course

Christian Bopp is a treasure trove of information. He has 11 years of professional conservation and environmental science experience, he’s an Emergency Medical Technician a Wilderness First Aid instructor, a National Medical Training Specialist at American Conservation Experience (ACE) and a Desert Mountain Medicine instructor.   ACE is a nonprofit organization that takes on environmental…

Primary Assessments

Whether you are an avid outdoor enthusiast, rock climber, ski patroller or member of a trail crew taking your first ever Wilderness First Aid (WFA) or Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course, learning how to conduct a Primary Assessment will be an integral part of your Desert Mountain Medicine coursework.   In this post, we discuss…

DMM Rendezvous

February 1, 2017 Desert Mountain Medicine Annual Winter Rendezvous Recap   This January, Desert Mountain Medicine staff got together in Leadville, Colorado to hold the DMM Rendezvous. This is a time for the staff members who are dispersed all over the country to come together as an organization, get to know each other, get updated on…