Updates & Stories

Where Are They Now? Thomas Hark

Thomas Hark’s Corps experience stretches back to the federal Youth Conservation Corps, where he served as a crew leader in 1979 in Young… Read More

Where Are They Now? Jane Sunram

Though Jane Sunram served in the Corps more than 30 years ago, she still remembers her summer in the Young Adult Conservation Corps as a great opportunity that included hard work and changed her relationship with nature. Her crew was based in cabins at Lake Itasca, working days in the field. Read More

Where Are They Now? Dain Spurgeon

Before his service in the Corps, Dain Spurgeon never imagined he would end up a professional firefighter. Read more. Read More

Where Are They Now? Rachel Tooker

Catch up on Rachel Tooker, who served as a crew leader from 2008-2010 in Rochester, MN and Ames, IA. Read More

Where Are They Now? Hollis Emery

It might have been the chainsaw that lured Hollis Emery to northeast Minnesota to serve as a crew leader in 2010. The previous year, she had left a California law firm job to serve EarthCorps in Seattle and was hooked on the Corps experience. Read More

Where Are They Now? Bob Welsh

Bob Welsh makes a direct link between his service in Minnesota Conservation Corps in 1987 and his long career… Read More