Updates & Stories

Restoring the prairie

by Annika Feight, central district crew member/ AmeriCorps member If you have spent any time at some of the Three Rivers Park District’s lands, you… Read More

One corner of the Corps

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

To tree or not to tree

by Caroline Fazzio, central district crew leader/ AmeriCorps member How many trees does it take to reforest a landscape? The short answer to such… Read More

My Corps story

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

Buckthorn bound

by Caroline Fazzio, central district crew leader/ AmeriCorps member Buckthorn piled along a park trail in Crystal, MN. Have you ever been enjoying a… Read More

The world is waking

by Caroline Fazzio, central district crew leader/ AmeriCorps member “Winter’s on the wing, here’s a fine spring morn’ […] The sun spells the doom of… Read More

How do you make a leader?

By Gina Hatch, AmeriCorps member Crew leaders from Central District settle in for a presentation on chainsaw operation at the Conservation Corps headquarters in… Read More

Corpsmember Spotlight: Margaret Krueger

By Gina Hatch, AmeriCorps member Margaret Krueger’s time with the Conservation Corps has taken her on adventures to places that natural resource professionals might dream… Read More

Reflections on disaster deployment: every disaster is different

By Erin Bjork, AmeriCorps member, Young Adult Program 2017-18 Conservation Corps MN & IA members with Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) members on their last… Read More

The end of a good year

By Kelsey Brock, Southern District, Mankato Crew It’s hard to believe that our term is already coming to an end, but somehow it is. It… Read More