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River Guardians

We're expanding! Several positions now available.

Work with us!

As we head into a new year, FMR is excited to announce: We're expanding!

Thanks to our supporters and funders, we're now offering several positions to strengthen relationships and extend our reach: a Grassroots Organizing Coordinator, Program Associate, Youth Coordinator and Communications Associate.  >>

December 31
Fix the Pipes logo

For our environment and our economy, it's time to invest in Minnesota's aging water treatment systems and wastewater plants. That's why we're supporting legislation to #FixThePipesMN through a new coalition of business, environment, local government and trade groups working together for our environment this 2022 legislative session.  >>

Position announcement: Grassroots Organizing Coordinator

About FMR

Friends of the Mississippi River (FMR) is a leading nonprofit that protects, restores and enhances the Mississippi River and its watershed in the Twin Cities region. Our focus is the metro area, but our impact is often regional or national.

January 3

River Guardians' impact in 2021

Watch the thank-you video we recorded (complete with outtakes at the end) to celebrate the successes of our River Guardians. These advocates took action in 2021 to champion a federal funding program to protect the Mississippi, advocate for more parkland in Cottage Grove and protect Minneapolis' drinking water.  >>

December 8

Mississippi Dunes community meeting speaker workshop

Join us for an info session about making public comments at community meetings. Then speak up at a Cottage Grove meeting in the next few weeks to share your opinion on the Mississippi Dunes master plan.

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Virtual, Zoom call
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Mississippi Dunes moment of action

In December, the Cottage Grove city council will be voting on a master plan for the former Mississippi Dunes golf course on the Mississippi riverfront. Take a moment to submit your comments on the plan and learn how to stay involved >>

October 26

Quick tips for speaking at a public meeting

City and township leaders sometimes listen to people who show up to speak at meetings more than they listen to other input. It's an important way to influence your local community. Here are our tips about what to expect at a public meeting and how to prepare.  >>

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