Updates & Stories

Record temperatures and program numbers for summer Corps members

Marta Behling, Sherburne County SWCD Apprentice at Bridgeview Park Reserve, displayed a native seed island of Aster she assisted in… Read More

Summer Youth Corps participants ask for your help

Read some touching notes from youth who participated in our summer program. Read More

Fair days and fun times

Corps member Dan Drazan and CCC alum Monty Dehn greet visitors at Conservation Corps’ Minnesota State Fair booth.Volunteers and staff… Read More

Conservation Corps Iowa Make a Difference Day river cleanup event

Saturday, October 27 Join us at Brookside Park in Ames, Iowa for a Make-A-Difference Day Skunk River cleanup! Read more. Read More

Thank you Xcel Energy!

From left, field specialist Sean Wickhem, youth leaders Sean Gokey and Zola Pineles, Xcel’s Colette Jurek, youth leaders Jane Dunlap… Read More

Volunteers clean up along St. Croix River

More than 50 volunteers, led by a Conservation Corps youth crew, cleaned up 1.5 miles of St. Croix River bank near Stillwater on Saturday, July… Read More

Iowa & southern Minnesota crews clean up Iowa River

Conservation Corps crew members took on the challenge of removing a trashed floating platform, constructed from 50-gallon drums, from the… Read More

Corps crew cleans up after storm at Itasca

Fourth of July visitors to Itasca State Park can thank a Conservation Corps crew for a spiffy campground. The morning after a… Read More

Youth lead volunteers in service projects

Throughout each Youth Outdoors session, participants based at neighborhood rec centers plan and organize service projects that engage communities in volunteer work. On Saturday June… Read More