Updates & Stories

My Corps story

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

Corpsmember Spotlight: Margaret Krueger

By Gina Hatch, AmeriCorps member Margaret Krueger’s time with the Conservation Corps has taken her on adventures to places that natural resource professionals might dream… Read More

The Humanity In-Between

By Caroline Fazzio, Individual Placement Program If working with the Corps has taught me one universal lesson, it’s that I will not always agree… Read More

A Year in Photos

By Caroline Fazzio, Individual Placement Program As my term enters its final weeks, I reflect on the past eleven months and realize it’s impossible to… Read More

Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference 2018

By Caroline Fazzio, Individual Placement Program On the 15th of October, over 700 people from as close as St. Paul to as far as Moscow… Read More

Before and After: Fish Passage Restored

By Eimy Quispe, Conservation Apprentice with the Carlton Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Field season this past summer has been incredible. Stream surveying for… Read More

Back to the Basics

By Caroline Fazzio, Individual Placement Program Although fall has officially begun, it was just a few weeks ago when the Minnesota State Fair was in… Read More

Apprenticing at the Pennington SWCD: A Photo Blog

By Kelsey Gunvalson, Conservation Apprentice Serving with the Conservation Corps has been an exciting opportunity where I have been able to put my interests and… Read More

Mission Log K32.J4: Underwater Escapade

By: Caroline Fazzio The date: June 15, 2018. The location: an undisclosed water-body in east central Minnesota. The mission: investigate the mussels invading the lake. Read More

The bats and the bees

This month we celebrated and promoted awareness on some important critters that don't always get the attention they deserve. We're talking about pollinators! From June 18th to the 24th we recognized National Pollinator Week. Read More