Updates & Stories

I’m awaiting my favorite sign of the season

By Ashley Rezachek, Communications Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at MN DNR Scientific and Natural Areas Program. It’s… Read More

A New Start

By Cyrus Bird-Walker, Brainerd Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member I’m originally from Maryland, a place not quite as cold as Minnesota. So, it… Read More

Spring is here!

By Madeline Peterson, Anoka Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member As my dear friend the Black-Capped Chickadee likes to sing, springs here! Snow is… Read More

Spring in Southeast Minnesota

By Tarryn Hanson, Rochester Maples Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member Spring comes early down in the Southern part of Minnesota. Just a few… Read More

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Jacqueline Kovarik

Jacqueline Kovarik works with maps for a living as a Geographer with the US Army Corps of Engineers. Jacqueline served in the Corps in 2011… Read More

Looking Forward

By Jenny Sherren, Rochester Oaks Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member I’m back for another term with Conservation Corps! I was happy to… Read More

The First Month

By Spandan Buch, Metro Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member One month down, nine to go. Wow, that’s a wild thought. I hope the… Read More

Fire Week

By Caroline LaBorde, Minnesota Valley Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Things are heating up around here! Fire week is the CCMI’s… Read More

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Jennie Dieterman

Jennie is an entrepreneur and business owner. But before starting a business, Jennie served as a Corpsmember with Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa! First as… Read More

Why I Joined the Corps

by Austin Godwin, Iowa Polk Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member My experience in the Corps has been far to none, with experience and… Read More