Updates & Stories

Superior Hiking Trail Bridge Building

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member Back in July, our crew spent a week working on the Superior Hiking… Read More

Ponds and Problem Solving

by Karissa Vetsch, Youth Outdoors Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member   This past week, my Youth Outdoors Crew and I had a small project… Read More

Corps members double time fighting wildfires

Featured photo of Crew member with hose by Blia Lor, field crew leader, St Paul field crew.   So far this year, Conservation Corps Minnesota… Read More

David Minor

The Mentor I Didn’t Know I Needed

By Alyssia Bell, IDEC fellow   ” A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey.  … Read More

Fighting the Wildfires

By Molly Urban, Southern Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member I’ve had a total of 24 days on wildfire response so far this year, and it’s… Read More

Meet the Duluth Crew (continued!)

by Jenny Sherren, North District Field Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member Welcome back to getting to know the Duluth Crew! So much has happened in just… Read More

Four New Board Members

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is proud to announce four new board members have joined its Board of Directors. Their announcements with bios are shown… Read More

Working From Home: Out in Nature

by Karissa Vetsch, Youth Outdoors Crew Member/ AmeriCorps Member   When I looked into doing a Conservation… Read More

Report From the Fire Line

By Calvin Keibler, Iowa Field Specialist / AmeriCorps Member   When I got the call that I was being sent on my first wildfire assignment,… Read More

Stop and Smell the (Wild)flower

by Kayla Wagner, Central District Field Crew Leader/ AmeriCorps Member   My boyfriend told me once on a walk earlier this summer that he “sometimes… Read More