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Alumni Stories

New Alumni Council Members

Anthony Bieker City, State currently living – Minneapolis, MN Favorite Food – Cheeseburger Pizza Favorite Outdoor Activities – Camping BWCA, biking, hiking, running. What are… Read More

My Father’s Story

  Willie McKenzie’s Conservation Corps Story by: Tyronne E. Carter Willie was born in Guyton, Georgia, in 1921 but grew up in Sarasota, Florida. … Read More

Youth Outdoors Crew Member Experience: Addie Bona

By: Megan Zeiher, Recruitment Coordinator To share more about the Corps experience from a member’s point of view, we caught up with Addie… Read More

Alumni Advisory Council Accomplishments

2017 marked the first year of Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa’s Alumni Advisory Council. The council was created to support our mission and goals by… Read More


On Thursday, November 16, about 40 AmeriCorps members, staff and friends came together to celebrate the Corps at Alluvial brewing in Ames. Thank you for… Read More

Kick start to a career

By: Rhyan Schiker My apprenticeship with the Lac qui Parle SWCD has transformed to fit many different roles over the past six months. What started… Read More