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Top 5 Natural Areas to Explore in Iowa

Bella Araiza, Recruitment Capacity Building Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member   Iowa may seem like a state full of farmland (and it… Read More

Sustainability tips to help reduce, reuse, and recycle.

Bella Araiza, Recruitment Capacity Building Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member   If you are a nature lover like I am, you probably… 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

Prairies

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

Why do we cut down trees?

Bella Araiza, Recruitment Capacity Building Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member   Eastern Iowa Field Coordinator, Brad Lathrop, cutting black locust. Photo by… Read More

Helping hands for Minnesota floods

by Austin Godwin, Iowa Polk Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   The past two weeks I was able to meet the best people and… Read More

Changing Seasons: Changing Projects

by Austin Godwin, Iowa Polk Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member This month for the Polk county crew, we have finished up our final burn… Read More

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Claire Patton

Claire is a Masters student at the University of Nebraska studying Community and Regional Planning. Before that though, Claire served on a Field Crew in… Read More

Restoring the Oak Savanna at Yellow Banks

by Austin Godwin, Iowa Polk Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member The Polk county crew has been working on a 2 year project at… Read More

Why I Joined the Corps

by Austin Godwin, Iowa Polk Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member My experience in the Corps has been far to none, with experience and… Read More