Updates & Stories

Looking Back

by Karissa Vetsch, Youth Outdoors Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member As my term is shortly coming to an end, I have been thinking back to some… Read More

Changes

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member   We are well into the fall season and have already seen changes happening… Read More

Blooming Bouquets

by Karissa Vetsch, Youth Outdoors Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member As we transition into fall, some Youth Outdoors crews have begun their next youth term!… Read More

Money, Money, Money…Money

By Alyssia Bell, IDEC fellow   College and university are expensive. In fact, the average amount of debt a student accrues by graduation is $36,510… Read More

Superior Hiking Trail Bridge Building

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member Back in July, our crew spent a week working on the Superior Hiking… Read More

Ponds and Problem Solving

by Karissa Vetsch, Youth Outdoors Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member   This past week, my Youth Outdoors Crew and I had a small project… Read More

Corps members double time fighting wildfires

Featured photo of Crew member with hose by Blia Lor, field crew leader, St Paul field crew.   So far this year, Conservation Corps Minnesota… Read More

David Minor

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