The biggest threat to our waters today is polluted runoff —
water that runs off our roofs and into our streets and alleys, carrying
oil, sediment and other contaminants into our lakes, rivers and streams. One simple way to make a big difference is to use a rain barrel.
Join FMR ecologists Karen Schik and Joe Walton to save hepatica, Virginia waterleaf and other native woodland plants in an important ecological area, Hastings Scientific & Natural Area, Saturday, May 18th!
Come explore the oak woodlands and high-quality native prairie remnants of 3M's Cottage Grove site (not normally accessible to the public) with FMR Ecologist Joe Walton and River Stewardship Coordinator Adam Flett.
Restoration season is finally here. Help jumpstart it Saturday, April 20th at our traditional inaugural Earth Day cleanups in Minneapolis and Lakeville, or by helping to plant a raingarden in St. Paul’s Crosby Park, Saturday, April 27th. If you’re looking for a longer-term but flexible commitment, consider taking the Pledge to Pull to protect native spring ephemeral plants in Crosby Park or Pine Bend Scientific & Natural Area this spring. Read more…
Many thanks to all of you who submitted names for the new beer Fulton Beer is brewing for FMR’s 20th Anniversary. We hope ALL of you are planning to come to the release party at Fulton Beer’s tap room on May 25th! Read more…
Join us for the 10th Annual Mississippi River Challenge and help FMR celebrate 20 years of river stewardship! Experience up close the beauty and power of Minnesota's two greatest
rivers. Volunteer with
the Riverfront Support Crew, or paddle a one- or two-day route through the Twin Cities -- or both!