News & Updates

Volunteer with the Summer Youth Corps

Date: July 24, 2010, 9 am - 12 noonSite: Afton State Park Conservation Corps Minnesota is seeking volunteers to help youth crews wrap trees to protect them from deer, remove buckthorn and help restore Afton State Park’s native prairie, oak savanna and bluffs that overlook the scenic St. Croix River. Read More

Conservation Corps crews rehab Temperance River State Park

Date: Now though the end of June, 2010Site: Temperance River State Park, Silver Bay, MNArea between Highway 61 and Lake Superior Conservation Corps crews will be upgrading the heavily-used Temperance River State Park trail system that gives park visitors access to the mouth of the Temperance River, the park’s upper campground and scenic overlooks. Read More

Youth give back to their community

Date: Saturday, June 5, 2010Sites: River's Edge Academy, Hazel Park Recreation Center andHancock Recreation Center – all in Saint Paul Saint Paul youth enrolled in Conservation Corps Minnesota’s afterschool Youth Outdoors program are preparing end-of-semester service projects to improve their neighborhoods. 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