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FMR Updates

Area C: The overlooked Ford site

Did you know that Ford Motor Company owns a hazardous waste dump right on the river's edge in the middle of St. Paul? FMR has been a longtime advocate to clean up this site. As the process ramps up in the coming months, we'll need you to join us in taking action.  >>

September 8

New York Times spotlights U of M's clean-water crops

A person's boots standing in the middle of green crops.

These clean-water crops hold great promise — both for improving water quality and giving an economic boost to Minnesota farmers. (Photo by Dodd Demas for FMR)

The New York Times, as part of its series on "Visionaries" across the country, wrote about the University of Minnesota’s Dr. Donald Wyse and his leading work to develop new, commercially viable clean-water crops.  >>

May 10

Meet our new staff!

FMR staff photo by the river

Nearly our whole staff team, including most of our newest members, took a field trip in May to learn more about our initiatives along the river.

Thanks to our supporters and funders, we've expanded! We're excited to introduce five new staff members.  >>

May 6