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Updates & Stories

The Circle of Life: Cutting and Planting Trees in Conservation Corps

By Sommer Meyer, Central Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member   Planting trees is often seen as a very conservation-centered activity, and it is!… Read More

Volunteer Day

By Natasha Carlson, Bemidji Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   We had a volunteer day where the Bemidji crew, a field specialist, and a field… Read More

Crop Wealth Through Soil Health

By Anna Fairbanks, Agriculture and Water Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps member placed with Cottonwood SWCD   A corn field The summer season is here!… Read More

From Seed to Salad: Small Solutions to Climate Change

By Kaden Mettel, Communications Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center   It is lettuce season… Read More

Monitoring a Bluebird Nestbox Trail

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

Bugs Don’t Bug Me (Anymore)

By Alexis Jost, Aquatic Invasive Species Specialist Individual Placement /AmeriCorps Member placed at Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Ecological and Water Resources Division. Read More

My First Wildfire

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member A fire truck poised for action along an ATV trail–the primary route for the… Read More

My Journey from Crew Member to Crew Leader: Growing as a Leader at Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa

By Braden Kowalski, Duluth Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Last summer, I served as a crew member with Conservation Corps Minnesota… Read More

Serving Together

By Natasha Carlson, Bemidji Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Something I really enjoy about Conservation Corps is I get to meet all kinds of… Read More

Give Invasive Species the Boot

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   You may have seen this sign at the entrance of many a park… Read More