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Updates & Stories

Indigenous Land Management Resources

By Madeline Peterson, Anoka Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   November is Native American Heritage Month! For my blog post this month, I wanted to… Read More

Being Proactive

By Caroline LaBorde, Minnesota Valley Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Crew Lead Veronica sighting off the St. Lawrence unit’s southern bluff. [Picture Description] A… Read More

Mapping and Cut-stumping Buckthorn

By Cyrus Bird-Walker, Brainerd Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member Buckthorn is an invasive species originating from Eurasia brought to Minnesota for shrubbery in gardens and… Read More

Why I Joined the Corps

By Madeline Peterson, Anoka Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   I first learned about Conservation Corps through a career fair at my college. I was… Read More

Top 5 Natural Areas to Explore in Iowa

Bella Araiza, Recruitment Capacity Building Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member   Iowa may seem like a state full of farmland (and it… Read More

Un/finished – The Story Continues

By Caroline LaBorde, Minnesota Valley Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member Swamp bridge at Hurstville Interpretive Center in IA A morning devotional I’ve been going through… Read More

Deep Portage Trail

By Cyrus Bird-Walker, Brainerd Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member Picture credit: Jacob Hagestuen Picture credit: Jacob Hagestuen Finally, our first chance at a trail building… Read More

The Barred Owl

By Madeline Peterson, Anoka Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   This spring, I talked about my experience with volunteering at the Wargo Nature Center’s… Read More

Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

Bella Araiza, Recruitment Capacity Building Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member   Crew Member at Yellow River State Forest PC: Bella A No… Read More

Ode to a Wood Duck

By Caroline LaBorde, Minnesota Valley Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   CCMI MN Valley Crew Lead Veronica by a Compass Plant at Pauley WPA… Read More