Updates & Stories

The Growth of Community

by Aden Herb, Crew Leader/ AmeriCorps Member with the Summer Youth Corps program of Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa As a returning AmeriCorps member for… Read More

RX Fire: A year in the prairie

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

Working With Uncertainty in a New Norm

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

Life Has a Way of Working Itself Out

by Nicole Biagi, Outdoor Recreation Specialist/ AmeriCorps Member with MN DNR Division of Parks and Trails through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program Getting turned down… Read More

A service term is just a trailer for the movie

by Gina Hatch, visitor services intern/ AmeriCorps member with Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program The video features a… Read More

Lakeshore stabilization

by Jaleesa Houle, crew leader/ AmeriCorps member, central district Mississippi Crew 2019 This past week my crew was given the opportunity to work on a… Read More

Resetting and reflecting at midyear retreat

by Annika Feight, central district crew member/ AmeriCorps member The second week in July was devoted to a well-deserved retreat for Conservation Corps MN… Read More

Water Trails: “So, what do you do?”

By: Erin Bjork, 10/9/18 “So, what do you do?” “I’m an AmeriCorps member, and most days I run chainsaws on boats.” “You what?!”  … Read More

Class is in session… outside!

Original images from John Rudolph, East High School [Image Description] Yellow text reads “Welcome to the Duluth East Outdoor Classroom And Wildlife Sanctuary 11/16/17.” Two… Read More

Kick start to a career

By: Rhyan Schiker My apprenticeship with the Lac qui Parle SWCD has transformed to fit many different roles over the past six months. What started… Read More