Restoring Resources. Changing Lives.

At Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa, youth and young adults grow as environmental stewards and leaders while giving back to the community through meaningful service.

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Our Impact

Over the past five years...

8,443

miles of trails & waterways improved or maintained

644,771

trees, shrubs, & forbs planted

2,529

youth & young adults engaged

Testimonials

“It’s a great experience. You make life-long friends and it’s not only impacting you, it’s impacting the whole community.”

Debraha Omot Summer Youth Corps Crew Leader

“You get a fire certification, and then there’s a sawyer certification as well. That’s basically what I came for was the certs and I got a lot more than that.”

Tanner Wilkins Iowa Field Crew Member

“I’ve learned a lot of new concrete trail building techniques. That’s really valuable, but I think maybe more valuable is meeting people who are in a similar place in their life as me and are similarly motivated.”

Carl Bohacek Summer Youth Corps Crew Leader

Latest Updates & Stories

The Mentor I Didn’t Know I Needed

By Alyssia Bell, IDEC fellow   ” A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey.  … Read More

Fighting the Wildfires

By Molly Urban, Southern Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member I’ve had a total of 24 days on wildfire response so far this year, and it’s… Read More

Meet the Duluth Crew (continued!)

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member Welcome back to getting to know the Duluth Crew! So much has happened in just… Read More

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