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Updates & Stories

My First Wildfire

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member A fire truck poised for action along an ATV trail–the primary route for the… Read More

Corpsmembers Aid in Flood Response

Featured Photo by Noah Voss, Central Field Crew Leader.   AmeriCorps Members from Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa have spent thousands of hours responding to… Read More

David Minor

When There’s Too Much

By Cyrus Bird-Walker, Brainerd Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member The Brainerd crew was scheduled to work in Banning State Park pulling… Read More

Helping hands for Minnesota floods

by Austin Godwin, Iowa Polk Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   The past two weeks I was able to meet the best people and… 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: Leah Dechant

Leah is a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, completing a Master of Science in Geoscience. Leah is also helping complete research about… Read More

Photos from the Forest

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member We have less than a month left in our term this year and I am shocked… Read More

Corps members double time fighting wildfires

Featured photo of Crew member with hose by Blia Lor, field crew leader, St Paul field crew.   So far this year, Conservation Corps Minnesota… Read More

David Minor

Fighting the Wildfires

By Molly Urban, Southern Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member I’ve had a total of 24 days on wildfire response so far this year, and it’s… Read More

Report From the Fire Line

By Calvin Keibler, Iowa Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member   When I got the call that I was being sent on my first wildfire assignment,… Read More