Updates & Stories

Report From the Fire Line

By Calvin Keibler, Iowa Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member   When I got the call that I was being sent on my first wildfire assignment,… Read More

Stop and Smell the (Wild)flower

by Kayla Wagner, Central District Field Crew Leader/ AmeriCorps Member   My boyfriend told me once on a walk earlier this summer that he “sometimes… Read More

Meet the Duluth Crew

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member   The Duluth Crew is one of… Read More

Lessons from Nature

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member It seems to me that nature is a great teacher. Here are some things I’ve… Read More

Take More, Take Less

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member When completing our wildland firefighting in-person training, we learned the communication technique used on a… Read More

Meet the First IDEC Cohort

Introducing the first Increasing Diversity in Environmental Careers (IDEC) cohort! Learn a little bit about each of the fellows and their experience with the IDEC… Read More

Ode to Winter

by Kayla Wagner, Central District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member An iconic line from the famous show, Game of Thrones, is “Winter Is Coming.” Here… Read More

How to Adapt Environmental Education in a Pandemic

by Kelsey Jennings, Urban Outreach Specialist/ AmeriCorps Member with MN DNR State Parks and Trails through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program When I started in… Read More

The Minnesota Prairie Landowner Network

by David Minor, Communications Outreach Specialist/ AmeriCorps Member with MN DNR Scientific and Natural Areas through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program This… Read More

The Bees Knees

by Ashley Broussard, Agriculture and Water Outreach AmeriCorps Member with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program Did you know, pollinators… Read More