Updates & Stories

A service term is just a trailer for the movie

by Gina Hatch, visitor services intern/ AmeriCorps member with Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program The video features a… Read More

What I’ve learned in 11 months

by Katie Traub, community and energy outreach/ AmeriCorps member with the Center for Energy and Environment through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program I have learned… Read More

Late November spiking – and burns!

by Jaleesa Houle, Central Field Crew Leader/ AmeriCorps Member Working outside gets tough when it gets cold, and the month of November was… Read More

Core work(out)

by Kira Pollack, Youth Outdoors AmeriCorps Member Two women walking a dog passed me while I balanced atop a pile of buckthorn and honeysuckle. “You’re… Read More

Getting a sense of direction

by David Minor, web and social media specialist/ AmeriCorps member with MN DNR Scientific and Natural Areas through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program You don’t… Read More

Education’s role in conservation

by Katie Traub, community and energy outreach/ AmeriCorps member with the Center for Energy and Environment through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program Slide from energy… Read More

Water quality testing on a a cold Minnesota day

Youth Outdoors Crew YO3B Capstone Project by youth members Kenyon Barnett, Alejandro Flores, Armando Flores, Britney Florian, and Ehler Dwe On November 2nd, 2019 our… Read More

Exploration of novelty

By Kaia Bierman, urban outreach specialist/ AmeriCorps member with MN DNR Parks and Trails through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program Individual Placement/ AmeriCorps members at… Read More

Serving with the Corps: The whole is greater than the sum of its parts

by Gina Hatch, visitor services intern/ AmeriCorps member with Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge through Conservation Corps’ Individual Placement program “Whenever I see the Conservation… Read More