Updates & Stories

Conservation of rattlesnakes in MN

By Luke Hilleshiem, Rochester Maples Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Here’s a little history about the population of rattlesnakes. In 1909 the… Read More

Soil Health Trip!

By Anna Fairbanks, Agriculture and Water Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps member placed with Cottonwood SWCD   Recently, I had the opportunity to go on… Read More

Rotational Grazing at Trapp Farm

By Kaden Mettel, Communications Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center   As our climate continues to change… Read More

Minnesota’s Mussels

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

How to Choose the Right Conservation Corps Program for YOU!

By Sommer Meyer, Central Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member   Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa has NINE different programs for prospective Corps members… Read More

Weeding to Fall

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Aspen Seed Beds Earlier in the Summer. Fall is upon us. Read More

So You Herd About Goat Prairies?

By Sommer Meyer, Central Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member   Goat prairies go by many names: dry prairies, hill prairies, oak openings, juniper… Read More

OHV at the Fair

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

Let’s Talk Outreach!

By Anna Fairbanks, Agriculture and Water Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps member placed with Cottonwood SWCD My name is Anna, and I am an Agriculture… Read More

Celebrating Sustainability: Rethinking National Petroleum Day

By Brent Cordie, Metro Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Every year, National Petroleum Day is observed on August 27th, celebrating the… Read More