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Updates & Stories

Thanks for an Unforgettable Summer

By Madeline Peterson, Anoka Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   I can’t believe February 1st was over six months ago. It seems like only yesterday… Read More

End of the Summer Season

 By Tarryn Hanson, Rochester Maples Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   The remaining black-cap raspberries we didn’t pick. These are underripe and will be… Read More

Meet the Duluth Crew, Again!

By Braden Kowalski, Duluth Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   I am a member of the Duluth Crew, which is one of four… Read More

Screen time

By Caroline LaBorde, Minnesota Valley Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Feature find of the week, Crew members found an ammonite fossil at Belter! Have… Read More

Sustainability tips to help reduce, reuse, and recycle.

Bella Araiza, Recruitment Capacity Building Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member   If you are a nature lover like I am, you probably… Read More

Then and Now: Stories with the Corps

By D’artagnan Johnson, Youth Outdoors Crew 6 Member / AmeriCorps Member   Recently I came across an interesting article that talked about my great-grandfather’s… Read More

Serving in a Skatepark

by Austin Godwin, Iowa Polk Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Here in Polk county we had prepared for the Dew tour. This was a… Read More

A Summer at Shalom

By Lucy Tschida, Youth Outdoors Crew 6 Member / AmeriCorps Member   Days for the Youth Outdoor 6 crew vary vastly. Our mornings typically… Read More

How I Gained Confidence Exploring the Outdoors Solo

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

Barbed Wire: Search and Destroy

By Cyrus Bird-Walker, Brainerd Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   July started out on our second week with Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge. Our project… Read More