Events & Activities



Friends of the Mississippi River is proud to host over 100 high-quality outings and events annually. Come get your hands dirty and help restore local river habitat, learn to make your home or garden river-friendly, or toast the river with us!

Be sure to check back often, or, better yet, sign up for Mississippi Messages to receive FMR event calendars. We look forward to seeing you on the river!

Title Event Date Location
FMR's new documentary about our local national park to air on TPT Sun, May 1 - 7:00 PM
Join us at Excelsior Brewing to learn how you can create a water-friendly lawn or garden Mon, May 2 - 6:00 PM
Excelsior Brewing Company Excelsior
Help remove invasive garlic mustard at Pine Bend Wed, May 4 - 6:00 PM
Pine Bend Bluffs Inver Grove Heights
Haul buckthorn at the Vermillion Aquatic Management Area Sat, May 7 - 9:00 AM
Vermillion River Aquatic Management Area Farmington
FMR's new documentary about our local national park to air on TPT Sun, May 8 - 1:00 PM
Take the pledge to pull garlic mustard at Crosby Farm Park [FULL] Tue, May 10 - 6:00 PM
Crosby Farm Park St. Paul
FMR's new documentary about our local national park to air on TPT Sun, May 15 - 12:00 PM
Plant native shrubs and wildflowers in the Oak Savanna Sat, May 21 - 9:00 AM
Mississippi River Gorge Minneapolis
Rock Island Swing Bridge Park tending Sat, Jun 4 - 9:00 AM
Rock Island Swing Bridge Park Inver Grove Heights
Tend the demonstration prairie at Crosby Farm Park Wed, Jun 15 - 6:00 PM
Crosby Farm Park St. Paul
Tend native prairie plants at Old Mill Park Thu, Jun 16 - 6:00 PM
Old Mill Park Hastings
Tend native plants at Indian Mounds Park Tue, Jun 21 - 6:00 PM
Indian Mounds Park St. Paul
Sand Coulee rare prairie work night Thu, Jun 23 - 6:00 PM
Sand Coulee SNA Hastings
Lop and remove sumac at Grey Cloud Dunes SNA Thu, Jun 30 - 6:00 PM
Grey Cloud Dunes SNA Cottage Grove