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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

Fire Week

By Caroline LaBorde, Minnesota Valley Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Things are heating up around here! Fire week is the CCMI’s… Read More

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Jennie Dieterman

Jennie is an entrepreneur and business owner. But before starting a business, Jennie served as a Corpsmember with Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa! First as… Read More

Why I Joined the Corps

by Austin Godwin, Iowa Polk Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member My experience in the Corps has been far to none, with experience and… Read More

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Meghan Schwob

After serving as a Field Crew Leader in Brainerd in 2020, Meghan went on to work for the Forest Service, and later the National… Read More

Things are Falling Into Place

By Alyssia Bell, IDEC fellow   Let me first start by saying thank you. Thank you for the amazing opportunities to explore my interests… Read More

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Lexi Schaefer

Lexi is an undergraduate student at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, pursuing a bachelors degree in Geoengineering. Lexi served in the Corps in… Read More

My Normal is My Talent

By Alyssia Bell, IDEC fellow   Ever since I was a little kid, I always had an inquisitive mind. Ask my mother, she was… Read More

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Leah Dechant

Leah is a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, completing a Master of Science in Geoscience. Leah is also helping complete research about… Read More