Updates & Stories

Real World Experience

By Alyssia Bell, IDEC fellow   School is fantastic; learning new things, finding your passion, and making friends along the way is what college/university means… Read More

Kindred Spirits

By Alyssia Bell, IDEC fellow   I am not Drake, who once said, “No new friends, no new friends, no, no, no.” I, for one,… Read More

Photos from the Forest

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member We have less than a month left in our term this year and I am shocked… Read More

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

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