Updates & Stories

Inspirational Land Stewards

By Cydnee Van Zeeland, Central Field Coordinator If you are a landowner looking to make a positive impact on the environment a conservation easement may… Read More

Fall Tree Harvest

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   The end of October and early November, marks the harvest at the Three… Read More

Seed Picking

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   I believe that the shear amount of work done by natural resource conservationists… Read More

Autumn Blooming Wildflowers of Minnesota

By Christopher Paulsen, Three Rivers Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   Along with the gorgeous foliage that Minnesota’s prairies and forests are displaying… Read More

Rotational Grazing at Trapp Farm

By Kaden Mettel, Communications Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center   As our climate continues to change… Read More

How to Choose the Right Conservation Corps Program for YOU!

By Sommer Meyer, Central Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member   Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa has NINE different programs for prospective Corps members… Read More

Weeding to Fall

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Aspen Seed Beds Earlier in the Summer. Fall is upon us. Read More

So You Herd About Goat Prairies?

By Sommer Meyer, Central Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member   Goat prairies go by many names: dry prairies, hill prairies, oak openings, juniper… Read More

Celebrating Sustainability: Rethinking National Petroleum Day

By Brent Cordie, Metro Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Every year, National Petroleum Day is observed on August 27th, celebrating the… Read More

We Didn’t Start the Fire… Or Did We? Prescribed Fire vs Wildland Firefighting

By Sommer Meyer, Central Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member   Oftentimes, Corpsmembers in the Conservation Corps say that the work on fires we… Read More