Updates & Stories

Behind the Scenes of Planting your Trees

By Anna Fairbanks, Agriculture and Water Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps member placed with Cottonwood SWCD   [Image Description] Bundles of tree saplings in a… Read More

Fire in Minnesota

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   As the season for prescribed burning has hit, it may behoove one to… Read More

Wild Animals

By Oscar Diaz, Veterans Corps Crew 3 / AmeriCorps Member   Hog nose snake at Wild River State Park One of the best… Read More

Prescribed Burning

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   The Three Rivers Crews have had an adventurous week! They had two prescribed… Read More

Women in Natural Resources

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member Women in Natural Resources. Playing outside with Chainsaws. Learning to be engineers the blue… Read More

Restoring resources and changing lives

By Natasha Carlson, Bemidji Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Work Life I have been in the Conservation Corps (North District, Bemidji, MN) since… Read More

National Parks in Minnesota

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member It is part of my to-do list to visit all of the State… Read More

How to Bee Helpful to Pollinators

By Anna Fairbanks, Agriculture and Water Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps member placed with Cottonwood SWCD   Sunflower from my garden. Spring is here!… Read More

From Burn Piles to Buckthorn

By Oscar Diaz, Veterans Corps Crew 3 / AmeriCorps Member From burn piles, to buckthorn removal and all the equipment maintenance in between the… Read More

International Bat Appreciation Day

By Brent Cordie, Metro Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member April 17th is the day we can reflect on how the furry winged friends… Read More