Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa

About Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa provides hands-on environmental stewardship and service-learning opportunities to youth and young adults while accomplishing priority natural resource and energy conservation, natural resource management, and emergency response work.


Crew Leader

May 2018 - September 2018 Tofte, MN
“The Faces of Tomorrow program was a great opportunity to get experience in various departments in the US Forest Service and get a feel for how the departments work together to maintain national forests.”

Conservation Apprentice

May 2018 - August 2018 Fairmont, MN
“I worked with the Martin County Soil and Water Conservation District. I loved how outgoing the staff was and how passionate they were about their specializations. They were exceptionally willing to introduce me to and teach me new things, as well as entrust me with responsibilities even though my skill level was not as high as theirs. They gave me freedom to ask questions, they advocated for my career development, they went to trainings with me, and helped me set up a shadowing day with a professional engineer in the area.”
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