Updates & Stories

Resetting and reflecting at midyear retreat

by Annika Feight, central district crew member/ AmeriCorps member The second week in July was devoted to a well-deserved retreat for Conservation Corps MN… Read More

Water Trails: “So, what do you do?”

By: Erin Bjork, 10/9/18 “So, what do you do?” “I’m an AmeriCorps member, and most days I run chainsaws on boats.” “You what?!”  … Read More

Class is in session… outside!

Original images from John Rudolph, East High School [Image Description] Yellow text reads “Welcome to the Duluth East Outdoor Classroom And Wildlife Sanctuary 11/16/17.” Two… Read More

Kick start to a career

By: Rhyan Schiker My apprenticeship with the Lac qui Parle SWCD has transformed to fit many different roles over the past six months. What started… Read More

Crews keep Split Rock & Goosberry State Park visitors safe

Split Rock Lighthouse is a North Shore icon. Built in 1910 in response to frequent shipwrecks during 1905, this historic landmark and the surrounding state… Read More

Youth complete spring term with service projects

To culminate their 11-week service term, participants in the Youth Outdoors program design and implement service projects in communities where they serve.  Read More