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International Bat Appreciation Day

By Brent Cordie, Metro Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member April 17th is the day we can reflect on how the furry winged friends… Read More

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Jaleesa Houle

Jaleesa served as the Mississippi Field Crew Leader in Central Minnesota in 2019. Since then, she has lived and worked in Australia, returned to the… Read More

International Beaver Day

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   April 7th is International Beaver Day! This suits because April… Read More

A New Perspective

By Natasha Carlson, Bemidji Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member It’s really nice to see all of the women who are invested in working… Read More

April: Nature’s Month

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member April is a big month in the Conservation World! Earth Month, National… Read More

Sisters in the Corps

Jade and Hannah are sisters who fulfilled an AmeriCorps term-of-service in our program this year. Jade was on the Rivers crew in 2021 and served… Read More

Corps Alum and Business Owner: Kesley Ebbs

Meet Kesley Ebbs, who served a summer term and two full-year terms with Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa. Since finishing his last service term with the… Read More

Indigenous Land Management Resources

By Madeline Peterson, Anoka Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   November is Native American Heritage Month! For my blog post this month, I wanted to… Read More

Being Proactive

By Caroline LaBorde, Minnesota Valley Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Crew Lead Veronica sighting off the St. Lawrence unit’s southern bluff. [Picture Description] A… Read More

Mapping and Cut-stumping Buckthorn

By Cyrus Bird-Walker, Brainerd Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member Buckthorn is an invasive species originating from Eurasia brought to Minnesota for shrubbery in gardens and… Read More