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Position announcement: Communications Associate [closed]

FMR is on the lookout for a team-oriented writer and content creator who relishes the thought of inspiring people to celebrate and take action to protect and restore our metro Mississippi River. A knack for compelling storytelling is a must, as is the ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment. >>

January 3

A booklist on place from FMR staff and board

Book stack

Here are just a few of the books that FMR staff and board members say helped them learn about the river and our relationship to place.

If you find yourself looking for book recommendations this winter as the pandemic continues, here are just a few of our staff and board members' favorites on the river, our relationship to place and where we live.  >>

December 12

Minnesota updates list of impaired waters for 2022

As required by the federal Clean Water Act, Minnesota creates a list of impaired waters — those that fail to meet water quality standards — every two years. For the draft 2022 list, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is adding 305 water bodies with 417 new impairments.  >>

December 9

How to support our downstream neighbors after the hurricane

As our downstream neighbors continue to recover from yet another deadly and devastating hurricane, many of us are wondering "How can we help?"

Here's how you can support immediate relief efforts near the Gulf, volunteer online and take action to support long-term resiliency for the Mississippi River and its riverfront and delta communities.  >>

September 14