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Project Highlights

Class is in session… outside!

Original images from John Rudolph, East High School [Image Description] Yellow text reads “Welcome to the Duluth East Outdoor Classroom And Wildlife Sanctuary 11/16/17.” Two… 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

Intergenerational volunteers work side-by side to improve prairies

On January 27, nearly 100 student and active older adult volunteers gathered at the Burnsville YMCA to rally around the importance of getting young people outdoors.  Read More

New corps members take on the pack test

When was the last time you hiked three miles carrying a 45-pound pack in 45 minutes or less? Young adult corps members must do exactly that to pass the work capacity test ― called the pack test ― administered at the beginning of their service term, immediately following orientation.   Read More