Updates & Stories

The Mentor I Didn’t Know I Needed

By Alyssia Bell, IDEC fellow   ” A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey.  … Read More

Meet the Duluth Crew (continued!)

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member Welcome back to getting to know the Duluth Crew! So much has happened in just… Read More

Working From Home: Out in Nature

by Karissa Vetsch, Youth Outdoors Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member   When I looked into doing a Conservation… Read More

Report From the Fire Line

By Calvin Keibler, Iowa Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member   When I got the call that I was being sent on my first wildfire assignment,… Read More

Stop and Smell the (Wild)flower

by Kayla Wagner, Central District Field Crew Leader/ AmeriCorps Member   My boyfriend told me once on a walk earlier this summer that he “sometimes… Read More

Meet the Duluth Crew

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member   The Duluth Crew is one of… Read More

Lessons from Nature

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member It seems to me that nature is a great teacher. Here are some things I’ve… Read More

Take More, Take Less

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member When completing our wildland firefighting in-person training, we learned the communication technique used on a… Read More

Meet the First IDEC Cohort

Introducing the first Increasing Diversity in Environmental Careers (IDEC) cohort! Learn a little bit about each of the fellows and their experience with the IDEC… 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