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Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Noah Korpi

During high school in 2018 and 2019, Noah spent two summers with Summer Youth Corps (SYC), spending the second summer on Isle Royale with the… Read More

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Claire Patton

Claire is a Masters student at the University of Nebraska studying Community and Regional Planning. Before that though, Claire served on a Field Crew in… Read More

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Katey Cobbs

Katey works at North Shore Horizons as a Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocate and Homelessness Case Manager. Katey attributes a strong… Read More

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Lexi Schaefer

Lexi is an undergraduate student at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, pursuing a bachelors degree in Geoengineering. Lexi served in the Corps in… Read More

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Alyson K. Quinn

Alyson is the director of the Minneapolis Nature Preschool, a non profit preschool that provides a nature-based early learning. Alyson has held several roles… Read More

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

Corpsmember Spotlight: Margaret Krueger

By Gina Hatch, AmeriCorps member Margaret Krueger’s time with the Conservation Corps has taken her on adventures to places that natural resource professionals might dream… 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

Resilience Projects with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

For three years now, our Summer Youth Corps and Youth Outdoor crew members have partnered with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) to work on projects dealing with climate resiliency. What is that you ask? Let's take a look! Read More

Where are they now? Kristi Monsour

“Late nights around campfires, long rides in vans without air conditioning full of smelly people and random moments around camp is where all the magic… Read More