Updates & Stories

Fighting the Wildfires

By Molly Urban, Southern Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member I’ve had a total of 24 days on wildfire response so far this year, and it’s… Read More

Meet the Duluth Crew (continued!)

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member Welcome back to getting to know the Duluth Crew! So much has happened in just… Read More

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

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

A Day in the Life

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member One of the questions I had when looking at a position with the Corps was… 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

Duluth event engages 60 volunteers to tackle Japanese Knotweed and other invasive species in Fairmount Park

Conservation Corps has a long history of restoring Minnesota’s natural resources in the northeast region of the state and along the North Shore. Our office… Read More

The Ones Who Go Outside

By: Caroline Fazzio While swinging by the grocery store after work one day, a lady noticed my Conservation Corps shirt and stopped me briefly. “My… Read More

Listening and Learning Together: Brainerd Focus Group

On Tuesday, March 27, Minnesota’s Northwest District held a Focus Group session in Brainerd at the DNR building on Minnesota Drive. The goals of the… Read More