The Center for prairie Studies employs students in several capacities:
2011 Grinnell Area Local Food Alliance Apprentices Jackie Blair ‘12 and James Yox ’12 were the two Grinnell Area Local Foods Alliance summer garden apprentices, working with Center director Jon Andelson. They maintained the campus garden and community garden, worked with the Compass Plant CSA, worked with kids programs in the community of Grinnell, developed a series of local foods cooking classes, and other activities.
2011 Grinnell Youth Conservation Corps Coordinator Chris Gallo ’14 was the Grinnell Youth Conservation Corps coordinator, working with Center Outreach Coordinator Larissa Mottl. Chris planned conservation and restoration efforts, mostly at Arbor Lake Park, and led a team of three high school students in working there.