Events & Activities



Whether you enjoy pulling buckthorn or learning about the flora, fauna, and natural history of the Mississippi River, we can find a way to get you involved in exploring and protecting the Mississippi River.

Check out our list of upcoming events below. We’ll see you on the river!

Title Event Date Location
Mounds Park Walk & Talk — River History & Landscape Revival [FULL] Sat, Aug 29 - 9:00 AM
Indian Mounds Park St. Paul
Sheridan Memorial Park Raingarden Tending Thu, Sep 10 - 6:00 PM
Sheridan Memorial — Above the Falls Regional Park Minneapolis
Native Wetland & Green Infrastructure Planting Thu, Sep 17 - 6:00 PM
Crosby Farm Regional Park St. Paul
Woodland Seedling Tending Thu, Sep 24 - 6:00 PM
White Tail Woods Regional Park Farmington
Seed Collection in the Sand Coulee/Rare Prairie Sat, Oct 3 - 9:30 AM
Sand Coulee Scientific & Natural Area Hastings
An Evening Celebrating the Mississippi River Tue, Oct 6 - 5:30 PM
The Town & Country Club Saint Paul
Showy Demonstration Prairie Planting Thu, Oct 8 - 5:30 PM
Ole Olsen — Above the Falls Regional Park Minneapolis
Oak Savanna Buckthorn Bust & Haul Sat, Oct 10 - 9:30 AM
Oak Savanna — River Gorge Regional Park Minneapolis
Hayride + Buckthorn Blast — Join one or both! Sat, Oct 17 - 8:30 AM
3M Cottage Grove facility and natural restoration area Cottage Grove
Restore Habitat at Pine Bend Bluffs Sat, Oct 24 - 9:00 AM
Pine Bend Natural Area, Flint Hills Resources Rosemount
Help Protect Our Local Trout Stream, Vermillion River Buckthorn Haul Sat, Oct 31 - 9:00 AM
Vermillion River Aquatic Management Area Near Rosemount