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The Ones Who Go Outside

By: Caroline Fazzio While swinging by the grocery store after work one day, a lady noticed my Conservation Corps shirt and stopped me briefly. “My… Read More

Hello, goodbye to burn season

By: Kelsey Brock Our crew has been working with a Scientific Natural Area crew in Windom, MN for the last few weeks. The majority of… Read More

All Things Invasive

By: Caroline Fazzio Spring is here (hopefully), and the ice and snow are quickly becoming distant memories. Soon the outdoor scene so iconic to Minnesota… Read More

Citizen Scientists

By: Danielle Yaste The International Water Institute (IWI) is a watershed based Non-Profit that has been working within the Red River Basin for over… Read More

Adventure Station

Need help planning your next outdoor excursion? Stop by the new Adventure Station at REI in Bloomington! The Minnesota Department of… Read More

Snowed-in Slumber Party

By: Ben Kleist The Spring Blizzard of ’18 will go down in history as the day that many victories and defeats were had. Like many… Read More

The never ending winter

We all can agree that this has been an extra-long winter. After a weekend of nearly two feet of snowfall it feels as if spring… Read More

Pit falls

By: Kelsey Brock So, here we are, three projects in. One of these projects was an invasive species clearing in Lac Qui Parle State… Read More

Learning and Burning

Each year around this time, Conservation Corps trains about 100 new Wildland Firefighters. Crews come together at Camp Ripley for an intense week of training… Read More

Meet the 2018 IP’s!

By: Caroline Fazzio Spend some time chatting with CCMI members, and you’ll quickly realize how interesting everyone is. I have met some truly remarkable people… Read More