We mourn the loss of Daunte Wright, another Black man whose life was taken by law enforcement. Here are a few ways to support the community's call for justice. >>
Dr. John Anfinson is an FMR board member, a Mississippi River historian and the former superintendent of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area. He recently wrote this article for the Northeaster newspaper. >>
We're planning a busy spring of trash cleanups, garlic mustard pulls and more. Sign up for spring events today!
We're planning a busy spring of trash cleanups, garlic mustard pulls and more. Sign up for spring events today! >>
From northern Minnesota to New Orleans, no city has more miles of Mississippi riverfront than St. Paul. A recent Pioneer Press article highlighted some of the major new projects that will enhance community connection to the river. >>
We denounce the recent tide of violence and hate targeting our Asian American and Pacific Islander community members and encourage our supporters to #StopAsianHate / #StopAAPIHate.
The Mississippi River belongs to all of us. And as long as people of color live in fear of violence and are made to feel unwelcome or unsafe, this aspiration remains unmet. Read more >>
PFAS — so-called "forever chemicals" — have been found across the state. Here's what you need to know. >>
Farming is the backbone of Minnesota's economy, but agricultural pollution has posed an unsolvable puzzle for decades. Now, with viable alternative crops on the horizon — like cultivars of the silphium flower pictured here — a new coalition aims to flip the script and make it more profitable to be green. (Photo: JanetAndPhil)
Farming is the backbone of Minnesota's economy, but agricultural pollution has posed an unsolvable puzzle for decades. Now, with viable alternative crops on the horizon, a new coalition aims to flip the script and make it more profitable to be green. >>
Can a person's best friend be a friend of the river? Meet our dogs, learn about their favorite river spots, and get tips on how to be mindful of water and wildlife while out and about with your four-legged friends. >>
Despite community and congressional opposition, the Army Corps of Engineers still plans to pursue divestment of the Upper St. Anthony Falls lock. Share your feedback on the plan with the Corps through March 18. >>
The Forever Green Initiative is at an inflection point, making funding for progress on clean-water crops crucial this cycle. So far, legislation has advanced through key agricultural committees in both the House and Senate with bipartisan support. What's next? >>