Working to protect the Mississippi River and its watershed in the Twin Cities area

Events

Worknight in Pine Bend Bluffs [FULL]

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Join us July 10th to learn about and help restore one of the most beautiful areas in the Upper Mississippi River Basin, Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific & Natural Area.

Make Your Home River-Friendly — Workshop + Brewery Tour [WAITLIST]

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Join us at Flat Earth brewery in East Side Saint Paul to learn what you can do inside your home to improve the health of your local waters. After a half-hour watershed action presentation, participants will be invited to tour the brewery and enjoy samples. Sign up for this August 6th event soon, capacity is limited.

Sheridan Memorial Park Raingarden Planting [FULL]

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Help us plant a large raingarden at Minneapolis' newest park, Sheridan Memorial, in the Northeast Minneapolis riverfront, Tuesday, June 24th, 6-8 p.m.

Rain Barrel Rollout! -- WAITLIST -- Barrel & kit $40 - Proceeds benefit FMR

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Join this national Rain Barrel Rollout and get your own rain barrel for just $40. It's a great deal that benefits the Mighty Mississippi as well as FMR! 

Raingarden and Native Plant Tending

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Help tend raingardens and native plantings at Crosby Park June 14th. We'll reduce polluted runoff from entering the Mississippi River while beautifying the park.

Event season is here again!

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Volunteers make new friends while helping our local waters and wildlife

FMR stewardship volunteers are always ready to get their hands dirty and make a few new friends. Read more…

February’s climate talk a great success

Our recent presentation at the Science Museum of Minnesota, “Our Water in a Changing World: Climate Change and the Urban Watershed”, illustrated the breadth of issues we’re facing in lieu of climate change. The event was well attended by about 250 concerned citizens, who came to hear about and discuss climate adaptation and resilience in their lives and communities. Read more…