The Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation District has been selected to host a Minnesota GreenCorps member, Samuel Edwards. Host sites were selected based on the potential environmental outcomes of the project, in addition to the project scope, community need and opportunity for member development.
Minnesota GreenCorps is an AmeriCorps program that is a statewide initiative. It is designed to help preserve and protect Minnesota’s environment while training a new generation of environmental professionals. This program places AmeriCorps members with local governments, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations around Minnesota, where they will serve for 11 months on focused environmental projects.