Updates & Stories

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

Woodlot prep for prescribed burns

By Taylor Karjala, Three Rivers Wildlife Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member As the month of April approaches, the window for preparation is slowly… Read More

I’m awaiting my favorite sign of the season

By Ashley Rezachek, Communications Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at MN DNR Scientific and Natural Areas Program. It’s… Read More

A New Start

By Cyrus Bird-Walker, Brainerd Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member I’m originally from Maryland, a place not quite as cold as Minnesota. So, it… Read More

Spring is here!

By Madeline Peterson, Anoka Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member As my dear friend the Black-Capped Chickadee likes to sing, springs here! Snow is… Read More

Celebrating Women in Conservation

This March, we celebrated Women’s History Month and the contributions of women in conservation and the outdoors! On social media, we shared stories from members… Read More

Spring in Southeast Minnesota

By Tarryn Hanson, Rochester Maples Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member Spring comes early down in the Southern part of Minnesota. Just a few… Read More

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Jacqueline Kovarik

Jacqueline Kovarik works with maps for a living as a Geographer with the US Army Corps of Engineers. Jacqueline served in the Corps in 2011… Read More

Looking Forward

By Jenny Sherren, Rochester Oaks Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member I’m back for another term with Conservation Corps! I was happy to… Read More

The First Month

By Spandan Buch, Metro Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member One month down, nine to go. Wow, that’s a wild thought. I hope the… Read More