Updates & Stories

A Year in Photographs

By Dianna Soto, Mankato 1 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   The first picture is a purple-ish pink flower that was found at… Read More

Inspirational Land Stewards

By Cydnee Van Zeeland, Central Field Coordinator If you are a landowner looking to make a positive impact on the environment a conservation easement may… Read More

Indigenous Food Systems and Resources

By Kaden Mettel, Communications Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center   November is Native American Heritage Month!… Read More

Fall Tree Harvest

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   The end of October and early November, marks the harvest at the Three… Read More

Why do leaves change colors?

By Clara Brown, Fort Snelling Visitor Services Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at Fort Snelling State Park, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources   Yellow… Read More

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa and ServeMinnesota Launch Minnesota Energy Climate Corps

A program to train the next generation of diverse clean energy professionals ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., October 16, 2023 – Saint Paul-based nonprofit Conservation… Read More

Conservation of rattlesnakes in MN

By Luke Hilleshiem, Rochester Maples Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Here’s a little history about the population of rattlesnakes. In 1909 the… Read More

Soil Health Trip!

By Anna Fairbanks, Agriculture and Water Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps member placed with Cottonwood SWCD   Recently, I had the opportunity to go on… Read More

Rotational Grazing at Trapp Farm

By Kaden Mettel, Communications Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center   As our climate continues to change… Read More

Minnesota’s Mussels

 By Clara Brown, Fort Snelling Visitor Services Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at Fort Snelling State Park, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources  … Read More