Updates & Stories

Thanks for an Unforgettable Summer

By Madeline Peterson, Anoka Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   I can’t believe February 1st was over six months ago. It seems like only yesterday… Read More

End of the Summer Season

 By Tarryn Hanson, Rochester Maples Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   The remaining black-cap raspberries we didn’t pick. These are underripe and will be… Read More

Meet the Duluth Crew, Again!

By Braden Kowalski, Duluth Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   I am a member of the Duluth Crew, which is one of four… Read More

Screen time

By Caroline LaBorde, Minnesota Valley Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Feature find of the week, Crew members found an ammonite fossil at Belter! Have… Read More

Then and Now: Stories with the Corps

By D’artagnan Johnson, Youth Outdoors Crew 6 Member / AmeriCorps Member   Recently I came across an interesting article that talked about my great-grandfather’s… Read More

Serving in a Skatepark

by Austin Godwin, Iowa Polk Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Here in Polk county we had prepared for the Dew tour. This was a… Read More

A Summer at Shalom

By Lucy Tschida, Youth Outdoors Crew 6 Member / AmeriCorps Member   Days for the Youth Outdoor 6 crew vary vastly. Our mornings typically… Read More

Barbed Wire: Search and Destroy

By Cyrus Bird-Walker, Brainerd Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   July started out on our second week with Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge. Our project… Read More

Prairie Restoration and Pocket-sized Toads

By Madeline Peterson, Anoka Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   Summer is in full swing! The days are long and hot, and there’s a lot… Read More


Bella Araiza, Recruitment Capacity Building Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member Conservation Corps Member in the Loess Hills Prairie Let’s talk about prairies. Read More