Spring restoration events coming soon!

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
We'll be back pulling garlic mustard in no time

We'll be back pulling garlic mustard (and more!) in no time.

Winter is upon us, but spring will be here before we know it. The FMR Stewardship Team is busy planning for another very active restoration season and will have spring volunteer events posted soon.

We're looking forward to getting our hands dirty alongside some pretty amazing volunteers (YOU!) to help protect, enhance and restore important landscapes and habitat for all of the critters and plant species who rely on the river. We will be looking for helping hands at a variety of restoration events ranging from the annual Minneapolis Earth Day cleanup to native plantings, tendings, invasive species removals and more.

If you've never attended a restoration event with FMR, here's a few things you should know:

  • All are welcome! We provide all tools and safety training – no previous experience is needed.
  • We value your time and do our best to make events easy to sign up for and hold them at convenient times. Events typically only require a 2-3 hour time commitment on a weekday evening or Saturday morning.
  • To make sure everyone is busy and has a chance to ask questions of our event staff and ecologists, we limit registration.
  • And because we work hard to ensure a quality experience, our outdoor events are pretty popular and tend to reach capacity. So don't forget to RSVP! 

Learn more

Visit our robust volunteer and stewardship programs page to learn more about the unique places we work. Take a peek at our Flickr albums to see our dedicated volunteers in action!

Get in touch 

Interested in helping? Great! Contact FMR Volunteer Coordinator Amy Kilgore, akilgore@fmr.org or 651.222.2193 x31, and we'll add you to the email list for the FMR stewardship program and events nearest to you. We'll also add you to the Mississippi Messages list so you get the complete FMR calendar twice-a-month, as well as important river news, resources and action alerts right in your inbox.

We look forward to working with you!