Updates & Stories

Calling alumni!

We are forming a committee to help us plan our alumni association. We need your ideas! Please join us to brainstorm ideas and make plans… Read More

We have moved!

On April 2 our central office moved to the Drake Building in Saint Paul ― just across the river from downtown. Our… Read More

Prairie restoration turns to tornado recovery

An Iowa field crew, dispatched to the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge in Kansas for a two-week prescribed burn, found itself in a storm shelter waiting… Read More

Conservation Corps Iowa celebrates AmeriCorps Week

Conservation Corps Iowa joined the nationwide celebration ofAmeriCorps Week with a Get out & Get Green event at McFarland Park on Saturday, March… Read More

Youth help Rebuilding Together Twin Cities

In early March, 36 Conservation Corps youth program alumni, friends and family spent a Saturday afternoon volunteering with… Read More

2012 crews hit the ground

The first few months of the year have been a flurry of activity at Conservation Corps with the hiring, orientation and training of… Read More

Where Are They Now? Bob Welsh

Bob Welsh makes a direct link between his service in Minnesota Conservation Corps in 1987 and his long career… Read More

Conservation Corps Iowa celebrates AmeriCorps Week with community education event

Ames, Iowa— Conservation Corps Iowa will join the nationwide celebration of AmeriCorps Week with a community education event on Saturday, March 17, 10 a.m. to noon at McFarland Park in Ames. Read More

Corps members attempt to capture golden eagle

Corps members from our southern district spent three weeks in late January and early February attempting to trap a golden eagle so… Read More

Corps alumni recognized for Joplin tornado response

On January 31, two former Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa members attended a ceremony at the Missouri State Capitol honoring Conservation Corps’ involvement in the… Read More