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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

The hidden jewels of Minnesota lands

by David Minor, web and social media specialist/ AmeriCorps member with MN DNR Scientific and Natural Areas through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program “No one… 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

Bringing people to the parks

By Kaia Bierman, urban outreach specialist/ AmeriCorps member with MN DNR Parks and Trails through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program Kaia in Chimney Rock I… Read More

The miscellaneous days of summer

by Caroline Fazzio, central district crew leader/ AmeriCorps member The cold front hailing the coming of a thunderstorm. Changing weather often cause changes to… Read More

Pit falls

By: Kelsey Brock So, here we are, three projects in. One of these projects was an invasive species clearing in Lac Qui Parle State… Read More

We are Mankato Crew Two

By: Harley Lott (Pictured from left to right: Cory Halvorson, Jaci Ullrich, Krista Wermerskirchen, Harley Lott) A day out at barn bluff in Red… Read More

Youth Outdoors Crew Member Experience: Addie Bona

By: Megan Zeiher, Recruitment Coordinator To share more about the Corps experience from a member’s point of view, we caught up with Addie… Read More

Crews keep Split Rock & Goosberry State Park visitors safe

Split Rock Lighthouse is a North Shore icon. Built in 1910 in response to frequent shipwrecks during 1905, this historic landmark and the surrounding state… Read More