Updates

A family of volunteers at the 2022 Earth Day cleanup
Stewardship & Education
February 14, 2024
Join us for the annual Earth Day cleanup, or get outside with FMR this spring to steward the river!Read more.
A hand puts a charging plug into an electric vehicle. Text says "MN Leg 2024"
General
April 9, 2024
A Clean Transportation Standard might be one of FMR’s most ambitious — and important — legislative goals.Read more.
Open river with snow along the banks
Conservation
March 18, 2024
What will the warmest winter on record mean for wildlife? We won't know for awhile. We do know that it got in the way of our usual winter tasks for wildlife habitat restoration. Luckily, our ecologists like challenges.Read more.
Rendering of house development on river bluff
Land Use & Planning
February 13, 2024
A riverfront property owner wants to build a home right on the edge of the erosion-prone bluff, breaking the rules Minneapolis adopted to protect the river. But the city approved the plan anyway, setting a concerning precedent.Read more.
FMR grassroots organizing coordinator pictured with Sen. Tina Smith and other members of the MRN delegation.
Water & Legislative, Land Use & Planning
March 14, 2024
Grassroots Organizing Coordinator Maddie Miller shares what it was like advocating for the Mississippi River alongside coalition partners in D.C.Read more.

OUR STRETCH OF THE RIVER

Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 20 - 9:30 AM to Noon
West River Parkway and 36th Street/44th Street, Minneapolis
Applications due Friday, May 3 by 5 p.m.
Virtual and in-person
Wednesday, May 8, 2024 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Hampton Woods Wildlife Management Area