Deanna Wiener

Deanna Wiener

Professional experience: Real estate broker for 30 years with Cardinal Realty. Served 38th District as State Senator, 1993-2002, representing Eagan.

Education: Trained as a registered nurse, St. Marys Junior College.

FMR Board committee: Chair, Development Committee

Quote: I am honored to help preserve and protect a portion of Americas artery.

Hobbies: Biking, traveling, cooking, being a grandma.

Interesting book: Life of Pi, by Yann Martel.

Favorite Mississippi River location: Mounds Park. I love viewing the rivers majesty from above and it is near where I grew up.

Favorite animal: Slow loris (slow-moving strepsirrhine primate that ranges from Borneo and the southern Philippines in southeast Asia, through Bangladesh, Vietnam, southern China [Yunnan area] and Thailand.)

Last memorable vacation: Biking in Spain

Favorite musician: Ry Cooder

Conservation/Environmental heroes: Meridel LeSeuer.

Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 17 OR October 8, 2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Wellstone Center, St. Paul
Saturday, October 14, 2023 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
3M's oak woodlands, Cottage Grove
Saturday, October 28, 2023 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Pine Bend Bluffs Natural Area at the Flint Hills Resources property
Ole Olson prairie, Mississippi River, Minneapolis skyline

Celebrate 30 years of FMR!

For our 30th anniversary, our wish is for you to join us in restoring, protecting and enhancing the Mississippi River.