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Summer Youth Corps needs you

The Summer Youth Corps (SYC) is looking to hire qualified high school students from across the state and needs your help to get the word… Read More

First Weeks: Blue Smurf Pee and the Coolest Work Ever

For our crew's first project this year, we basal-sprayed buckthorn at a section of Fort Snelling State Park. The project was an ideal introduction to a typical day in Conservation Corps. Gridding allowed us to familiarize ourselves while becoming equally acquainted with the shiny bark and spiny outline of our most common foe. As we stepped from sapling to sapling, bent over, visually focusing on each silver stem and mentally trying to focus on the riddles we shared with each other to pass the time, we occasionally came across blue patches in the snow near or beneath rabbit droppings. Read More

Youth alumni to rendezvous for spring cleaning

Calling all youth alumni, friends and family! Join us for this year’s youth rendezvous and catch up with your friends. We will be… Read More

AmeriCorps Works: March 9-17, 2013

AmeriCorps week recognizes the extraordinary impact AmeriCorps members make every day. It is a time to salute members and alumni for their service, thank AmeriCorps… Read More

Introducing the 2013 Field Crew bloggers

Sean Fleming Crew: Central Roving Hometown: Alexandria, Minnesota College:… Read More

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Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is developing a friends and alumni association to better connect with and support our past program participants and… Read More

Summer Youth Corps offers outdoor opportunities for youth

By Wah Wah Most teenagers would prefer not to work in the summer but would rather have fun with friends. However, in 2011… Read More

Corps member service recognized on Timberwolves center court

  Onscreen from left: Tim Johnson-Grass, Mark Wilson, Timberwolves Team President Chris Wright, Derick Schneibel and Tara Sloane.Just hours after… Read More

Get discounted tickets to Timberwolves games through April 1

As our friends and alumni, you can get up to 25% off tickets to Timberwolves games this season. Purchase tickets online and use the… Read More

Welcome new staff

Conservation Corps is pleased to introduce Jonathan Goldenberg, our new Summer Youth Corps program coordinator. He takes over for Nina Eagin, who served… Read More