Updates & Stories

Q/A with Chia Xiong at Three Rivers Park District

This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we reached out to collaborate with and share stories from AAPI members of our outdoors community. Read More

Bladder Bags and Canoes?

By Alexis Wyss, Arrowhead Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member This spring I was fortunate to be part of one of the crews serving… Read More

Remembrance

By Caroline LaBorde, Minnesota Valley Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member Who would you become if not for the people around you? How would your sense… Read More

The Call of the Wild-Life: Western Chorus Frogs

By Sommer Meyer, Shakopee Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   Right behind Minnesota’s Largest Candy Store in Jordan lies the… Read More

From student to master: My experience in a naturalist course

By Ashley Rezachek, Communications Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at MN DNR Scientific and Natural Areas Program.   It isn’t… Read More

Tis the Season to be Burning

By Cyrus Bird-Walker, Brainerd Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   Spring is among us. Good weather brings fire, so we must prepare our natural… Read More

Species Highlight: The American Woodcock

By Tarryn Hanson, Rochester Maples Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member During college, the focus of my education was on wildlife and now during my… Read More

The Birdsong 2.0

By Spandan Buch, Metro Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member Hi everyone, welcome back to the blog! Before we get to my post for the… Read More

IDEC Internships

By Alyssia Bell, IDEC fellow If you were to ask me what is one thing that I find incredibly useful for college students, I would… Read More

#JustCorpsThings

By Jenny Sherren, Rochester Oaks Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member I have come to realize that there are a few niche things that just make… Read More