Updates & Stories

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa and ServeMinnesota Launch Minnesota Energy Climate Corps

A program to train the next generation of diverse clean energy professionals ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., October 16, 2023 – Saint Paul-based nonprofit Conservation… Read More

Autumn Blooming Wildflowers of Minnesota

By Christopher Paulsen, Three Rivers Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   Along with the gorgeous foliage that Minnesota’s prairies and forests are displaying… Read More

Digital Accessability

By Morgan Wendt, Off Highway Vehicle Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Trails  … Read More

Conservation of rattlesnakes in MN

By Luke Hilleshiem, Rochester Maples Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Here’s a little history about the population of rattlesnakes. In 1909 the… Read More

Soil Health Trip!

By Anna Fairbanks, Agriculture and Water Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps member placed with Cottonwood SWCD   Recently, I had the opportunity to go on… Read More

Rotational Grazing at Trapp Farm

By Kaden Mettel, Communications Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center   As our climate continues to change… Read More

Minnesota’s Mussels

 By Clara Brown, Fort Snelling Visitor Services Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at Fort Snelling State Park, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources  … Read More

Request for Proposals: Strategic Planning and Mission Review

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa (CCMI) is seeking proposals from qualified consultants or consulting firms to provide strategic planning services that encompass a comprehensive review… Read More

Announcing My Retirement

Dear CCMI Community, I am writing to announce that the time has come for me to retire from Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa (CCMI). My… Read More

How to Choose the Right Conservation Corps Program for YOU!

By Sommer Meyer, Central Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member   Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa has NINE different programs for prospective Corps members… Read More