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

Events

Fall Volunteers Needed

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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…

Riverside Park Restoration and Tending

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Help restore one of the first parks in Minneapolis! Join us Saturday, June 7th, 9:30-11:30 a.m. 

Invasive Species Removal at Pine Bend [RESCHEDULED]

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In addition to stunning river valley views, Pine Bend SNA provides vital habitat for many birds who rely on the Mississippi River flyway. You can help protect it Thursday, May 8th, 6-8 p.m.! 

Join the Pledge to Pull at Crosby Park! [FULL]

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Native plants are important for our wildlife and our waters. Learn about the native "ephemerals" patch at Crosby Park, and help it survive by removing the invasive species garlic mustard. Then retirn to the area to remove garlic mustard on your own time, with other Pledge to Pull crew members or friends and family.

Good Water, Great Beer Series: 'Make and Take' Rain Barrel Workshop at Fulton Brewery [WAITLIST]

Do you enjoy great free beer? How about clean water and a healthy environment? Sign up now to join us Aprril 19th to build your own rain barrel at Fulton Brewery near Downtown Minneapolis! Read more…

2013: The year in volunteers

Thanks to everyone who attended a volunteer or educational event in 2013. You accomplished a lot! Read more…