Updates

Image of Lock and Dam No. 1
Land Use & Planning
September 22, 2022
Use this form to comment on the Army Corps' disposition study of two Twin Cities locks and dams.Read more.
A person seen only from the waist down walks past a sign that says "Vote Here."
Conservation, Water & Legislative, Land Use & Planning
November 15, 2022
The 2022 elections are (mostly) behind us, meaning we have a clearer picture of how FMR's legislative priorities may fare.Read more.
Drawdown
Land Use & Planning
September 20, 2022
Removing two metro locks and dams would reconnect 39 miles of river through the Mississippi's only gorge, which is in the heart of the Twin Cities. But is dam removal the best scenario for our metro river?Read more.
Artist Graci Horne with the completed mural
Stewardship & Education
November 7, 2022
FMR worked with artist Graci Horne this year to create a water quality mural at Lake Phalen: a youth-inspired design showing the hydrogen cycle through life connected by water — Dakota floral, wild rice, animals — up through the atmosphere.Read more.
Prairie fire, prescribed burn at Hastings River Flats
Conservation
October 7, 2022
The lingering fall this year gave us the rare opportunity to implement a fall burn at our Hastings River Flats prairie restoration. Here's why we jumped at the chance.Read more.

OUR STRETCH OF THE RIVER