Updates & Stories

How to Adapt Environmental Education in a Pandemic

by Kelsey Jennings, Urban Outreach Specialist/ AmeriCorps Member with MN DNR State Parks and Trails through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program When I started in… Read More

The Minnesota Prairie Landowner Network

by David Minor, Communications Outreach Specialist/ AmeriCorps Member with MN DNR Scientific and Natural Areas through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program This… Read More

Here’s to New Experiences

by Kayla Wagner, Central District Field Crew Member/AmeriCorps Member Before I came to Conservations Corps Minnesota & Iowa, I was sharing my new opportunity with… Read More

Dustin Looman and Burn Crews Featured in Emmy Nominated Show

Southeast Minnesota’s unique topography, rare wildlife, and recreational opportunities are featured in “Driftless,” a Prairie Sportsman episode that has been nominated for… Read More

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa Deploys Crew for Derecho Clean-up in Iowa

In partnership with Volunteer Iowa and AmeriCorps Disaster Response Teams (A-DRT) Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa deployed a crew of five AmeriCorps members at… Read More

Is Social Media Bad for the Environment?

by David Minor, Communications Outreach Specialist/ AmeriCorps Member with MN DNR Scientific and Natural Areas through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program It’s an interesting question. Read More

Keeping It Interesting

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

Start Small

by Kayla Wagner, Central District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member Each Conservation Corps Crew is different. My crew is unique where we work solely for… Read More

2020: A Year of Growth

by Sidney Hauck, Recruitment Capacity Building Specialist/ AmeriCorps Member with Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa through the Individual Placement program My life has never been… Read More

9/11 Day of Service

September 11, 2021 is the 20th Anniversary of that tragic day. On this day Americans across the country are called to volunteer in their local… Read More