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Volunteers to plant 1,000 trees in Como Park

Date: Saturday, May 1, 2010  9 am-11amSite: Como Park, Saint Paul Conservation Corps Youth Outdoors crews will lead volunteers in planting more than 1,000… Read More

Conservation Corps crews participate in AmeriCorps service day

Date: May 10, 2010Sites: Twin Cities area Eight Conservation Corps youth crew leaders will be participating in the AmeriCorps Week May 10 kick-off event… Read More

Conservation Corps helps Saint Paul homeowners save energy and money

Minnesota Conservation Corps has partnered with Neighborhood Energy Connection in Saint Paul to launch a home-energy conservation program. The four-member Home Energy Squad is installing… Read More

Conservation Corps crews gather scientific data in the Crow River

From July 13—October 1, 2009 Minnesota Conservation Corps Brainerd crews will be assisting  the MN Pollution Control Agency with gathering scientific data in the Pomme De Terre River, Snake River and North Fork of the Crow River Watersheds. Read More

MCC to continue construction of 70 mile ATV trail in Aitkin and Itasca County

On August 11, 12 and 13th Minnesota Conservation Corps (MCC) Moose Lake crews in partnership with the Aikin County Land Department and the Minnesota DNR will be constructing a 70 mile extension to the current ATV trail system, creating a meaningful ATV destination within 2 hours of the Twin Cities. Read More

Conservation Corps gathers river data in central Minnesota

For crew locations: AJ Petersen, 218-838-3124 Project dates: July 13 – October 1 Sites: Pomme de Terre River near Morris, North Fork of the Crow… Read More

Crews construct 70 miles of ATV trails in Aitkin County

For crew locations: Joe Majerus, Aitkin County Forestry, (218) 927-7364 Project dates: August 11 – 13Sites: Aitkin County   Minnesota Conservation Corps crews will… Read More

Conservation Corps helps Saint Paul homeowners save energy and money

Minnesota Conservation Corps has partnered with Neighborhood Energy Connection in Saint Paul to launch a home-energy conservation program. The four-member Home Energy Squad is installing compact fluorescent light bulbs, exterior-door weather stripping, programmable thermostats, efficient showerheads, water-heater insulation blankets and faucet aerators. Read More