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Longfellow Community Council's River Gorge Festival

Celebrate the Mississippi River Gorge at the annual Longfellow River Gorge Festival!

This community celebration will include free ice cream, canoe rides, live music and more. FMR staff and our Gorge Leadership Team will lead walking tours of the nearby oak savanna so you can see the progress of recent restoration at this site.

This year, we're also celebrating the Longfellow neighborhood becoming certified by the National Wildlife Federation as the first Community Wildlife Habitat in Minnesota.

Location

35th & West River Parkway Minneapolis , MN
United States
Minnesota US

Plant trees and shrubs at Gores Pool WMA

Gores Pool Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a 6,459-acre complex of floodplain forest, marshland and backwater along the Mississippi River and Vermillion River Bottoms in Hastings. The WMA is known for its outstanding biodiversity, and overall constitutes one of the largest expanses of floodplain native plant communities in southeast Minnesota. It is also one of the top four sites in the state for rare forest birds, including cerulean warblers and red-shouldered hawks.

Location

Gores Pool WMA Hastings , MN
United States
Minnesota US

Lower Phalen Creek Project's Pollinator Festival

FMR is a partner organization for this year's Pollinator Festival! Join the festivities for fun activities, performances, food and more. >>

Location

Wakáŋ Tipi/Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary 55106 Saint Paul , MN
United States
Minnesota US

'Holding Back the River: The Struggle Against Nature on America's Waterways'

Tune in to the Magers & Quinn Facebook page or YouTube channel for a free virtual author event.

Tyler J. Kelley will present "Holding Back the River: The Struggle Against Nature on America's Waterways" in conversation with John O. Anfinson.

Tyler J. Kelley is a journalist who has written for the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The New Yorker among other publications. 

Location

Online author event MN
United States
Minnesota US

Join us for Earth Day 2021 and beyond

Volunteers at the 2019 Earth Day cleanup

We're planning a busy spring of trash cleanups, garlic mustard pulls and more. Sign up for spring events today!

We're planning a busy spring of trash cleanups, garlic mustard pulls and more. Sign up for spring events today!  >>

March 29

Help track trash as part of the Mississippi River Plastic Pollution Initiative

FMR is proud to be a partner for the 2021 Mississippi River Plastic Pollution Initiative. Led by the Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative (MRCTI), the United Nations Environment Programme, National Geographic Society and the University of Georgia, this initiative will quantify and address plastic pollution along the Mississippi.

Location

Your city streets, local parks and waterways, now through April 25 , MN
United States
Minnesota US

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