Updates & Stories

Women Leading in Conservation

By Kim Tri, North District Field Coordinator   My experience in conservation has shown me that while we have made long strides towards including women… Read More

From Sap to Syrup: How we Make Maple Syrup

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

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Mia Werger

Happy International Day of Women and Girls in Science! Today, we thought we would catch up with Mia Werger, a Corps alum who spent her… Read More

Corps Alum and Business Owner: Kesley Ebbs

Meet Kesley Ebbs, who served a summer term and two full-year terms with Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa. Since finishing his last service term with the… Read More

Indigenous Land Management Resources

By Madeline Peterson, Anoka Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   November is Native American Heritage Month! For my blog post this month, I wanted to… Read More

Mapping and Cut-stumping Buckthorn

By Cyrus Bird-Walker, Brainerd Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member Buckthorn is an invasive species originating from Eurasia brought to Minnesota for shrubbery in gardens and… Read More

Why I Joined the Corps

By Madeline Peterson, Anoka Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   I first learned about Conservation Corps through a career fair at my college. I was… Read More

Un/finished – The Story Continues

By Caroline LaBorde, Minnesota Valley Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member Swamp bridge at Hurstville Interpretive Center in IA A morning devotional I’ve been going through… Read More

Deep Portage Trail

By Cyrus Bird-Walker, Brainerd Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member Picture credit: Jacob Hagestuen Picture credit: Jacob Hagestuen Finally, our first chance at a trail building… Read More

The Barred Owl

By Madeline Peterson, Anoka Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   This spring, I talked about my experience with volunteering at the Wargo Nature Center’s… Read More