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Updates & Stories

Weeding to Fall

By Karolyn Preiss, Three Rivers 3 Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Aspen Seed Beds Earlier in the Summer. Fall is upon us. Read More

So You Herd About Goat Prairies?

By Sommer Meyer, Central Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member   Goat prairies go by many names: dry prairies, hill prairies, oak openings, juniper… Read More

OHV at the Fair

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

Let’s Talk Outreach!

By Anna Fairbanks, Agriculture and Water Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps member placed with Cottonwood SWCD My name is Anna, and I am an Agriculture… Read More

Celebrating Sustainability: Rethinking National Petroleum Day

By Brent Cordie, Metro Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Every year, National Petroleum Day is observed on August 27th, celebrating the… Read More

BioBlitz!

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

Wild Abundance

By Kaden Mettel, Communications Outreach Specialist Individual Placement / AmeriCorps Member placed at Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center   As someone who works in agriculture,… Read More

Trail Safety Tips: Enjoying Nature Responsibly

By Sommer Meyer, Central Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member   Going on a hike is a great way to enjoy the beauty of… Read More

Harvesting Knowledge and Growth

By Mia Makovsky, Clean Water Corpsmember / AmeriCorps Member placed with Dodge Soil Water and Conservation District   [Image Description] a person… Read More

We Didn’t Start the Fire… Or Did We? Prescribed Fire vs Wildland Firefighting

By Sommer Meyer, Central Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member   Oftentimes, Corpsmembers in the Conservation Corps say that the work on fires we… Read More