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

Four New Board Members

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is proud to announce four new board members have joined its Board of Directors. Their announcements with bios are shown… Read More

Working From Home: Out in Nature

by Karissa Vetsch, Youth Outdoors Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member   When I looked into doing a Conservation… Read More

Report From the Fire Line

By Calvin Keibler, Iowa Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member   When I got the call that I was being sent on my first wildfire assignment,… Read More

Stop and Smell the (Wild)flower

by Kayla Wagner, Central District Field Crew Leader/ AmeriCorps Member   My boyfriend told me once on a walk earlier this summer that he “sometimes… Read More

Meet the Duluth Crew

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member   The Duluth Crew is one of… Read More

Rest – Recharge – Retreat

by Karissa Vetsch, Youth Outdoors Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member   A few weeks ago, Youth Outdoors… Read More

Lessons from Nature

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member It seems to me that nature is a great teacher. Here are some things I’ve… Read More