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Working to protect the Mississippi River and its watershed in the Twin Cities area
Whether you enjoy pulling buckthorn or garlic mustard, hoisting canoes on to the beach for weary Mississippi River Challenge paddlers, or learning about the flora, fauna, and natural history of the Mississippi River, we can find a way to get you involved in exploring and protecting the Mississippi River.
Check out our list of upcoming events below. To find out more about previous events, including photos and stories from selected events, visit our Past Events listings.
We’ll see you on the river!
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|Event||Date and Time||Location|
|'Make and Take' Rain Barrel Workshop [FULL]||Wednesday, 26 June 2013 - 6:00pm||Dakota County Western Service Center, Apple Valley|
|Worknight in the Rare Prairie||Thursday, 27 June 2013 - 6:00pm||Sand Coulee Scientific & Natural Area, Hastings|
|Prairie & Oak Woodlands Walk [canceled]||Saturday, 29 June 2013 - 9:30am||3M Natural Area, Cottage Grove|
|History Walk with John Anfinson||Wednesday, 10 July 2013 - 6:30pm||Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary, St. Paul|
|Worknight in Pine Bend Bluffs||Thursday, 11 July 2013 - 6:00pm||Pine Bend Bluffs Scientific & Natural Area, Inver Grove Heights|
|'State of the River' — Vermillion Stewards||Tuesday, 16 July 2013 - 6:30pm||Hayes Community & Senior Center, Apple Valley|
|Mississippi River Challenge Meet-ups||Thursday, 18 July 2013 - 6:00pm||Various Twin Cities locations|
|Earth Day in the River Gorge: The Reboot!||Tuesday, 23 July 2013 - 6:00pm||Oak savanna, Minneapolis River Gorge|
|Volunteer or Paddle the 10th Annual Mississippi River Challenge!||Friday, 26 July 2013 - 3:00pm||The Twin Cities stretch of the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers|
|Schedule your summer or fall 2013 stenciling outing, cleanup or class presentation!||Thursday, 1 August 2013 - 8:00am||Time and location determined by group and coordinator; must be in St. Paul|
|Above the Falls Biking and Walking Tours||Monday, 12 August 2013 - 6:00pm||North & Northeast Minneapolis riverfront|
|Wade into your watershed, Stream Health Evaluation Program training||Saturday, 24 August 2013 - 9:00am||Wargo Nature Center, Lino Lakes, participants must live in Rice Creek Watershed|