Updates & Stories

Corps members deploy to East Coast for disaster relief

On Saturday, November 3, On Saturday, November 3, 38 corps members and one staff person deployed to New York City to assist with disaster relief… Read More

Welcome new staff members

In the last couple months we have hired several staff members, including two new positions added to accommodate program growth. Mark van der Linden… Read More

Corps crews integral to maintaining exclosures on North Shore

Northeast crew members repair an exclosure in Jay Cooke State Park. From left, John Greiner, Alex DeMaioribus, Grace Parikh, Caleb… Read More

Corps members help elementary students plant rain gardens

Corps members help kindergarten students from College Prep Elementary prepare the ground for a rain garden at their school.Corps members… Read More

Iowa corps members lead Make A Difference Day community cleanup

Standing, from left: Zach Kopriva, volunteer, John Zapp, two volunteers, Jordan Heiman, three volunteers, Darin Radatz, Candice McElroy. Seated: Tiffany… Read More

Corps crews busy with fall fire season

  Arrowhead crew members Erin McCann and Brian Friedrich digging up smoldering peat while working the Juneberry Road fire in late August. Read More

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa deploy 39 corps members to East Coast for disaster response

St. Paul, Minn. – On Saturday, November 3, 39 staff and corps members from Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa deployed to New York City to assist with disaster relief efforts after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the east coast. Read More

Conservation Corps welcomes new board members

This summer and fall, four new board members were seated on our Board, bringing new energy, expertise and ideas to our organization. We welcome the… Read More

All Corps Day, part 2

Corps member Stephen Peterka added fresh mulch to the Pillsbury Street Rain Garden at University Avenue and Pillsbury Street along… Read More

Superior National Forest program wraps up fourth and final year

  The SNF Tofte crew worked on a boardwalk over a marshy section of the Superior Hiking Trail. From left, crew members… Read More