Our SuperVolunteers show up with helping hands to at least four events per year. This year at our Crosby Farm Park tending, we spotted four different versions of the t-shirt we send to these loyal volunteers.
If you've been to an FMR event, you've likely encountered a SuperVolunteer proudly clad in an identifying t-shirt. There's still time to join their ranks! Just volunteer at four or more hands-on restoration events (or contribute 20+ hours) this year. We've got plenty of upcoming events in need of helping hands. Sign up so you can earn your 2019 SuperVolunteer status. >>
Wetter weather has increased landslides that slough slopes into our roads and rivers, sometimes with dangerous consequences for water and life. A mapping project aims to identify risk areas so we can safeguard our slopes. >>
The discovery of additional potential burial sites at Indian Mounds Park will require rerouting trails. FMR supports the city's decision to protect sacred land while also calling for improved parks and trails elsewhere in the neighborhood. >>
Scientists predict the formation of an enormous dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, and some of the blame lies right here in Minnesota. Find out what links us to an ocean half a continent away, and how we can help. >>
FMR River Corridor Director Colleen O'Connor Toberman recently attended the first Upper Harbor Terminal community learning table. Community members brought many concerns and ideas about this important and large-scale riverfront development in north Minneapolis (shown filling in with plant-life above). Now the question is how city leaders will respond. >>
Jeff Aguy (left) and Paul Bauknight (right) are the newest members of the FMR Board of Directors.
FMR is thrilled to welcome two new board members to our team. Jeff Aguy and Paul Bauknight join the board with a wealth of experiences, passion and expertise. >>
Photo by Tom Reiter.
By switching to recurring monthly contributions, FMR Mississippi River Sustainers ensure the health of our hometown river. This convenient way to support FMR provides ongoing, reliable revenue to help protect, restore and enhance the mighty Mississippi. >>
After decades of delay, Minnesota’s Groundwater Protection Rule aims to protect public health by addressing fertilizer contamination in groundwater. This is the first time our state has exercised its regulatory authority over cropland agriculture to protect water quality. >>