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Updates & Stories

April: Nature’s Month

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member April is a big month in the Conservation World! Earth Month, National… Read More

Corpsmember Highlight: Matt Johnson

Since January 2023, Matt Johnson has been working through the Conservation Corps of Minnesota & Iowa program, serving as the Communications Outreach Specialist for the… Read More

What’s so great about Grant-in-Aid?

By Morgan Wendt, Off Highway Vehicle Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and… Read More

Native Women Have a Big Voice

By Anna Fairbanks, Agriculture and Water Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps member placed with Cottonwood SWCD   March is Women’s History Month!… Read More

From Sap to Syrup: How we Make Maple Syrup

By Clara Brown, Fort Snelling Visitor Services Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at Fort Snelling State Park, Minnesota Department of Natural… Read More

Our Quaint Quinzhee

By Krystal Binversie and Kaci Warneke, Individual Placement Members placed that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources   In February, we made our… Read More

Sisters in the Corps

Jade and Hannah are sisters who fulfilled an AmeriCorps term-of-service in our program this year. Jade was on the Rivers crew in 2021 and served… Read More

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