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Updates & Stories

Meet the New Iowa Field Specialist: Calvin Keibler

Our Iowa Program based out of Granger, Iowa is proud to present the first Iowa Field Specialist! Keep reading to learn more about Calvin Keibler… Read More

Where are they now? CCMI Alumni Highlight: Kevin Dornink

Kevin Dornink currently works and owns Brothers Up North. They were recently featured by ABC 6 News in Rochester about their work… Read More

Where are they now? CCMI Alumni Highlight: Douglas Todey

Douglas Todey currently works at the Dickinson County Conservation Board as a Roadside Vegetation Manager. Douglas served in 2016 and 2017 with the Iowa Field… Read More

Ode to Winter

by Kayla Wagner, Central District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member An iconic line from the famous show, Game of Thrones, is “Winter Is Coming.” Here… Read More

Here’s to New Experiences

by Kayla Wagner, Central District Field Crew Member/AmeriCorps Member Before I came to Conservations Corps Minnesota & Iowa, I was sharing my new opportunity with… Read More

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa Deploys Crew for Derecho Clean-up in Iowa

In partnership with Volunteer Iowa and AmeriCorps Disaster Response Teams (A-DRT) Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa deployed a crew of five AmeriCorps members at… Read More

Start Small

by Kayla Wagner, Central District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member Each Conservation Corps Crew is different. My crew is unique where we work solely for… Read More

Life Is Not Linear

by Kayla Wagner, Central District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member I did not know what to expect out of life after college. When I graduated… Read More

A New Kind of Crossover Episode

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

A New Appreciation for the Outdoors

by Kayla Wagner, Central District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member I had barely begun my position as a field crew/ AmeriCorps member with Conservation Corps… Read More