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The miscellaneous days of summer

by Caroline Fazzio, central district crew leader/ AmeriCorps member The cold front hailing the coming of a thunderstorm. Changing weather often cause changes to… Read More

Waging war on wiley weeds

by Kira Pollack, Youth Outdoors AmeriCorps member Sometimes this job is daunting. We suit up every day preparing to tackle a… Read More

Weathering the weather

by Jaleesa Houle, crew leader/ AmeriCorps member, central district One of the most challenging parts of our job is taking on the elements. My… Read More

Resetting and reflecting at midyear retreat

by Annika Feight, central district crew member/ AmeriCorps member The second week in July was devoted to a well-deserved retreat for Conservation Corps MN… Read More

Walking through the wilderness

by David Minor, web and social media specialist/ AmeriCorps member with MN DNR Scientific and Natural Areas through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program Overlooking… Read More

For the continuing benefit of the American people

by Gina Hatch, visitor services intern/ AmeriCorps member with Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program The Minnesota Valley National… Read More

Partner program spotlight: TOLBY

by Katie Traub, community and energy outreach/ AmeriCorps member with the Center for Energy and Environment through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program TOLBY giving… Read More

A quagmire of value

by Caroline Fazzio, central district crew leader/ AmeriCorps member I have written multiple blogs over the past two years describing many unique experiences I… Read More

An interpretive approach to outreach

By Kaia Bierman, urban outreach specialist/ AmeriCorps member with MN DNR Parks and Trails through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program Kaia at the Trailhead… Read More

A week of problem solving

by Kira Pollack, Youth Outdoors AmeriCorps member When people ask me what I do in my service term, I usually summarize thusly: “youth engagement and… Read More