Staff position opening  NE District Field Coordinator Based at Gooseberry Falls State Park, apply by Oct 31 AmeriCorps positions (18-25)  Field Crew Leaders/Members 154 positions based throughout Minnesota and Iowa Youth Outdoors Crew Leaders/Members 20 positions in Twin Cities Metro area Minnesota DNR Specialists 4 positions in St. Paul Home Energy Squad Corpsmembers 4 positions in St. Paul Community Mapping Corpsmembers 3 positions: one each in Bloomington, Rochester and Crookston Solar Educator Corpsmembers 2 positions in Pine River Community Outreach Corpsmember 1 position in Cloquet Water Trails Specialist 1 position in Des Moines, Iowa Youth Outdoors Field Specialists  2 positions in St. Paul Northeast Field Specialist 1 position in Moose Lake Northwest Field Specialist 1 position in Fergus Falls

Staff position opening 
NE District Field Coordinator
Based at Gooseberry Falls State Park, apply by Oct 31

AmeriCorps positions (18-25) 
Field Crew Leaders/Members
154 positions based throughout Minnesota and Iowa

Youth Outdoors Crew Leaders/Members
20 positions in Twin Cities Metro area

Minnesota DNR Specialists
4 positions in St. Paul

Home Energy Squad Corpsmembers
4 positions in St. Paul

Community Mapping Corpsmembers
3 positions: one each in Bloomington, Rochester and Crookston

Solar Educator Corpsmembers
2 positions in Pine River

Community Outreach Corpsmember
1 position in Cloquet

Water Trails Specialist
1 position in Des Moines, Iowa

Youth Outdoors Field Specialists 
2 positions in St. Paul

Northeast Field Specialist
1 position in Moose Lake

Northwest Field Specialist
1 position in Fergus Falls

Blog
"What are you guys doing out here?"

I’ve fielded this question a time or two while out in the field. It typically comes from an innocently curious passerby, but occasionally it’ll show up decorated with less-than-appropriate verbiage. In either case, it’s certainly an inquiry within reason and I’ve become fond of the opportunities that follow.

Corps News
Volunteers bring natural beauty to Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom

On a sunny Saturday morning in October, four Youth Outdoors crews led about 15 community volunteers in planting dozens of varieties of native species at Como Regional Park. More than 400 plants, purchased with a grant from the Saint Paul Garden Club, were installed around the Kilmer Memorial Fireplace, near signs and along trails and split rail fence at the Como Woodland Outdoor Classroom.

Crews rebuild aging steps in Sac County park

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa young adult crews recently completed work on rebuilding aging staircases at Hagge Park in Sac County in Iowa. During four weeks in September, three crews tore out 40-year-old steps and replaced them with 350 new box steps on four staircases.