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Updates & Stories

Strongly Sculptural

By Anna Kerr, Ozark Field Crew Leader/ AmeriCorps Member   Eastern Cottonwood, Homestead National Historic Park June 2024 I was planning on writing about cottonwood… Read More

Look up. Look down. Look around.

By RJ Ruotolo, Ozark Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member Josh looking up, admiring a tall Sycamore tree. Look up, look down, look around. Read More

Why I joined Conservation Corps MN & IA

By RJ Ruotolo, Ozark Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member This time last year, I was working from home. My job was to put… Read More

A Day in the Life with the Ozark Crew

By Anna Kerr, Ozark Field Crew Leader/ AmeriCorps Member Elk at the project site. Welcome welcome to southeast Missouri and our home here in… Read More

Winter Prairie Seeding

By Luke Hilleshiem, Rochester Maples Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Prairie seeding happens between mid-October until it starts freezing, With the prairie… Read More

A Year in Photographs

By Dianna Soto, Mankato 1 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   The first picture is a purple-ish pink flower that was found at… Read More

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