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Updates & Stories

Individual Placement Spotlight Series: Eric Kenney

By Jesse Wolk, Utility Mapping Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Trails The Individual Placement… Read More

Digital Accessability

By Morgan Wendt, Off Highway Vehicle Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Trails  … Read More

Let’s Talk Outreach!

By Anna Fairbanks, Agriculture and Water Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps member placed with Cottonwood SWCD My name is Anna, and I am an Agriculture… Read More

Project Highlights across Minnesota & Iowa

Explore these projects that Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa crews and Corpsmembers have completed! *Project locations are approximate. Read More

Corpsmember Highlight: Matt Johnson

Since January 2023, Matt Johnson has been working through the Conservation Corps of Minnesota & Iowa program, serving as the Communications Outreach Specialist for the… Read More

My Trip to Three Scientific and Natural Areas in One Day

By Ashley Rezachek, Communications Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at MN DNR Scientific and Natural Areas Program.   The late spring days were… Read More

Internship at the MPCA

By Alyssia Bell, IDEC fellow   “It’s a great day at the MPCA” Those words couldn’t be any truer. I am currently interning at the… Read More

How I Connect with Nature

By Ashley Rezachek, Communications Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at MN DNR Scientific and Natural Areas Program.   “One thing I’ve learned in… Read More

Earth Day at Wargo Nature Center

By Madeline Peterson, Anoka Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member When my project host told me about an individual service project opportunity at the… Read More

Q/A with Chia Xiong at Three Rivers Park District

This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we reached out to collaborate with and share stories from AAPI members of our outdoors community. Read More