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Four New Board Members

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is proud to announce four new board members have joined its Board of Directors. Their announcements with bios are shown… Read More

$1.5 Million in AmeriCorps Funding

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa has received a $1,536,000 grant from AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and community volunteerism. The grant will support… Read More

Two New CCMI Board Members

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is proud to announce that two new board members have joined its Board of Directors. Their announcements with bios are… Read More

Career pathway program seeking applicants for second cohort

Career pathway program seeking applicants for second cohort The program aims to increase diversity in environmental, natural resources careers… Read More

Career Pathway Program Seeking Applicants for Second Cohort

Career Pathway Program Seeking Applicants for Second Cohort The program aims to increase diversity in environmental, natural resources careers… Read More

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa announces three new board members

Contact: Melissa Cuff Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa 651-209-9900, ext. 26 melissa.cuff@conservationcorps.org Conservation Corps Minnesota… Read More

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa announces four new board members

Contact: Melissa Cuff Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa 651-209-9900, ext. 26 melissa.cuff@conservationcorps.org Conservation Corps Minnesota… Read More

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa Deploys AmeriCorps members to Southwest Iowa

HAMBURG, IOWA, April 11, 2019 – Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa deployed a crew to Hamburg, Iowa in response to the flooding natural disaster. This 30-day deployment of 13 AmeriCorps members and two staff will assist Iowa community residents in Southwest Iowa of who are recovering from last month’s massive floods compounded by snow melt. Read More

Mark Murphy is the New Executive Director of Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa

City of Saint Paul, MN., September 21, 2018 – Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is pleased to announce the arrival of Mark Murphy as its new Executive Director as of Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Read More

27th Annual Great Mississippi Riverboat Cleanup Success: Conservation Corps Minnesota engaged 111 volunteers this Tuesday, 9/18/18 to remove over 2 tons of trash from the Mississippi River

City of Saint Paul, MN., August 19, 2018 – Conservation Corps Minnesota’s 27th Annual Great Mississippi Riverboat Cleanup, held on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, mobilized 111 volunteers to remove 2.08 tons (4,160 pounds) of trash from Mississippi River shoreline areas near Pig’s Eye Island. The volunteers found many sizable items such as a broken house boat, a 350-pound tractor tire as well as 25 vehicle tires. Also, many smaller items were removed that would otherwise harm wildlife habitat including hundreds of plastic bottles, straws, Styrofoam waste, and other plastics. Read More