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!
Alas, we’ve heard that many river-lovers have become afflicted with some high-grade spring fever. As the snow retreats, you’re itching to do it all: Get outside and pick up that annoying litter. Install a native garden, rain barrel or permeable pavers — or all of them! — in your yard. Learn everything you can about the most important issues facing the river today. Plant trees, learn to identify and remove invasive species for the waters and wildlife we love. And to this, we not-so-humbly say: Bring it on! Now introducing the FMR Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Guide to our spring 2013 activities for you and yours. Read more…
Learn about the ephemerals patch at Crosby Park, and help it survive by
removing the invasive species garlic mustard. After the training and
kick-off event, volunteers wll be certified garlic-mustard removers and
can return to the area to volunteer with friends and family on their own