Updates & Stories

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Alyson K. Quinn

Alyson is the director of the Minneapolis Nature Preschool, a non profit preschool that provides a nature-based early learning. Alyson has held several roles… Read More

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Shelby Roberts

Shelby Roberts is the Education and Outreach Specialist at Scott Soil and Water Conservation District. Shelby served as an Individual Placement member in 2017. What… Read More

Real World Experience

By Alyssia Bell, IDEC fellow   School is fantastic; learning new things, finding your passion, and making friends along the way is what college/university means… Read More

Kindred Spirits

By Alyssia Bell, IDEC fellow   I am not Drake, who once said, “No new friends, no new friends, no, no, no.” I, for one,… Read More

The End of an Adventure

by Ashley Broussard, Agriculture and Water Outreach AmeriCorps Member with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program In a previous… Read More

The Future is Green

by Ashley Broussard, Agriculture and Water Outreach AmeriCorps Member with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program When I think back… Read More

How to Adapt Environmental Education in a Pandemic

by Kelsey Jennings, Urban Outreach Specialist/ AmeriCorps Member with MN DNR State Parks and Trails through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program When I started in… Read More

What I’ve learned in 11 months

by Katie Traub, community and energy outreach/ AmeriCorps member with the Center for Energy and Environment through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program I have learned… Read More

Education’s role in conservation

by Katie Traub, community and energy outreach/ AmeriCorps member with the Center for Energy and Environment through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program Slide from energy… Read More

Exploration of novelty

By Kaia Bierman, urban outreach specialist/ AmeriCorps member with MN DNR Parks and Trails through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program Individual Placement/ AmeriCorps members at… Read More