Updates & Stories

A Day in the Life at an SWCD

By Kyle Dahlquist, Clean Water Corpsmember / AmeriCorps Member placed at Pennington SWCD   My first foray into conservation began in the Fall… Read More

Green Spaces: A link between urban life and the natural world

By Jake Richards, IT Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Trails  … Read More

Inspirational Land Stewards

By Cydnee Van Zeeland, Central Field Coordinator If you are a landowner looking to make a positive impact on the environment a conservation easement may… Read More

Returning to the Buckthorn Site: Later in the Year

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member The Three Rivers Forestry and Nursery Crews began their Conservation Corps journey when… Read More

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

Twinflower and the teachings of Summer Youth Corps

By Joanie Fieser, Summer Youth Corps Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   Two delicate pink flowers dangle like bells from a spindly stem poking… 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

Water Water Everywhere! The 2023 Flood Season at Fort Snelling State Park

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

Women in Natural Resources

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member Women in Natural Resources. Playing outside with Chainsaws. Learning to be engineers the blue… Read More