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Mark Murphy welcomed as new executive director

Nearly 60 people attended a welcome reception for Mark Murphy on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 including staff, board, partners, alumni, donors, and neighbors. If you… Read More

Over 2 tons of trash removed during 27th Annual Mississippi Riverboat Cleanup

By Rachel Wagner, Development and Communications Specialist… Read More

Mark Murphy is the New Executive Director of Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa

City of Saint Paul, MN., September 21, 2018 – Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is pleased to announce the arrival of Mark Murphy as its new Executive Director as of Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Read More

27th Annual Great Mississippi Riverboat Cleanup Success: Conservation Corps Minnesota engaged 111 volunteers this Tuesday, 9/18/18 to remove over 2 tons of trash from the Mississippi River

City of Saint Paul, MN., August 19, 2018 – Conservation Corps Minnesota’s 27th Annual Great Mississippi Riverboat Cleanup, held on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, mobilized 111 volunteers to remove 2.08 tons (4,160 pounds) of trash from Mississippi River shoreline areas near Pig’s Eye Island. The volunteers found many sizable items such as a broken house boat, a 350-pound tractor tire as well as 25 vehicle tires. Also, many smaller items were removed that would otherwise harm wildlife habitat including hundreds of plastic bottles, straws, Styrofoam waste, and other plastics. Read More

Disaster Relief Recap

By Rachel Wagner, Development and Communications Specialist This month, after a thirty-day deployment to Puerto Rico, our crew of six AmeriCorps members and three staff… Read More

Duluth event engages 60 volunteers to tackle Japanese Knotweed and other invasive species in Fairmount Park

Conservation Corps has a long history of restoring Minnesota’s natural resources in the northeast region of the state and along the North Shore. Our office… Read More