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Blog About a Bog

by Karissa Vetsch, Youth Outdoors Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member The last Tamarack Bog in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Have you ever seen a Quaking Bog? I had… Read More

Cedar Tree Revetment

by Kaia Bierman, Central District Field Crew Leader/ AmeriCorps Member The start of the 2021 Field Crew term for the Watershed Crew was not what… Read More

My Journey as a Leader

by Kayla Wagner, Central District Field Crew Leader/ AmeriCorps Member Throughout high school, I found myself drawn to leadership roles. My first experience as a… Read More

Meet the New Iowa Field Specialist: Calvin Keibler

Our Iowa Program based out of Granger, Iowa is proud to present the first Iowa Field Specialist! Keep reading to learn more about Calvin Keibler… Read More

Ode to Winter

by Kayla Wagner, Central District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member An iconic line from the famous show, Game of Thrones, is “Winter Is Coming.” Here… Read More

The End of an Adventure

by Ashley Broussard, Agriculture and Water Outreach AmeriCorps Member with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program In a previous… Read More

The Future is Green

by Ashley Broussard, Agriculture and Water Outreach AmeriCorps Member with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program When I think back… Read More

How to Adapt Environmental Education in a Pandemic

by Kelsey Jennings, Urban Outreach Specialist/ AmeriCorps Member with MN DNR State Parks and Trails through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program When I started in… Read More

Here’s to New Experiences

by Kayla Wagner, Central District Field Crew Member/AmeriCorps Member Before I came to Conservations Corps Minnesota & Iowa, I was sharing my new opportunity with… Read More

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa Deploys Crew for Derecho Clean-up in Iowa

In partnership with Volunteer Iowa and AmeriCorps Disaster Response Teams (A-DRT) Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa deployed a crew of five AmeriCorps members at… Read More