Updates & Stories

Monitoring a Bluebird Nestbox Trail

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

Bugs Don’t Bug Me (Anymore)

By Alexis Jost, Aquatic Invasive Species Specialist Individual Placement /AmeriCorps Member placed at Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Ecological and Water Resources Division. Read More

My First Wildfire

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member A fire truck poised for action along an ATV trail–the primary route for the… Read More

My Journey from Crew Member to Crew Leader: Growing as a Leader at Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa

By Braden Kowalski, Duluth Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Last summer, I served as a crew member with Conservation Corps Minnesota… Read More

Serving Together

By Natasha Carlson, Bemidji Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Something I really enjoy about Conservation Corps is I get to meet all kinds of… Read More

Give Invasive Species the Boot

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   You may have seen this sign at the entrance of many a park… Read More

Field visits with the OHV Program

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

Planting Trees

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member Holes, waiting for trees to be planted. The Three Rivers Conservation Corps Crew had… Read More

Water Water Everywhere! The 2023 Flood Season at Fort Snelling State Park

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

Behind the Scenes of Planting your Trees

By Anna Fairbanks, Agriculture and Water Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps member placed with Cottonwood SWCD   [Image Description] Bundles of tree saplings in a… Read More