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Updates & Stories

Migration Season at Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge

By Kyle Dahlquist, Clean Water Corpsmember / AmeriCorps Member placed at Pennington SWCD   Photo by Kyle Dahlquist. As the weather warms and the days… Read More

Golden Clams

By Lilly Bowman, Clean Water Corpsmember /AmeriCorps Member placed with Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District   Serving with the Sherburne County SWCD… Read More

Fishing Opener in Minnesota

By Brent Cordie, Metro Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Opening Day of Fishing in Minnesota is a tradition many Minnesotans take… Read More

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Leah Dechant

Leah is a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, completing a Master of Science in Geoscience. Leah is also helping complete research about… Read More

The Future is Green

by Ashley Broussard, Agriculture and Water Outreach AmeriCorps Member with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program When I think back… Read More

Working With Uncertainty in a New Norm

by Ashley Broussard, Agriculture and Water Outreach AmeriCorps Member with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program As an Agriculture and… Read More

Water quality testing on a a cold Minnesota day

Youth Outdoors Crew YO3B Capstone Project by youth members Kenyon Barnett, Alejandro Flores, Armando Flores, Britney Florian, and Ehler Dwe On November 2nd, 2019 our… Read More

Someone Call for a PI?

By: Caroline Fazzio I went through a phase in middle school where I devoured mystery stories. I scoured library shelves for authors like Agatha Christie,… Read More

Project Highlight: Eimy Quispe

By: Megan Zeiher, Recruitment Coordinator—July 20, 2018 Eimy Quispe serves as a Conservation Apprentice with the Carlton Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). She recently learned… Read More

Mission Log K32.J4: Underwater Escapade

By: Caroline Fazzio The date: June 15, 2018. The location: an undisclosed water-body in east central Minnesota. The mission: investigate the mussels invading the lake. Read More