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Sign our petition to ask your lawmakers to "get the lead out" of Minnesota's drinking water pipes, childcare centers and schools, products, tackle, ammunition and more. >>

April 2022

The most recent expansion of our Environmental Stewardship Institute (ESI) is a youth-led council that explores pathways to environmental leadership at FMR and in the larger Twin Cities community through the school year. Here's what the 2022-2023 founding members have been up to, including their first public event earlier this month.  >>

April 2022
The Mississippi River runs alongside downtown St. Paul, where tall buildings sit on a steep bluff above the river and road.

St. Paul has a lot of projects in the works along its 26 miles of Mississippi River shoreline. Check out the plans for new visitor and cultural centers, recreational improvements and more that will celebrate and improve St. Paul's connection to the river.  >>

April 2022

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The recent decision not to charge the Minneapolis police officer who killed Amir Locke underscores the need for systemic change and legislative action. Here's one thing you can do. >>

April 2022

In 2018, we started a three-year research project at Hampton Woods Wildlife Management Area to find out which methods of buckthorn control best protect and encourage native plants. And now the results are in!  >>

March 2022

Salt pollution is a serious issue for our waters. Sign the petition to let legislators know that you support both safe communities and a healthier river.  >>

March 2022

A pair of bills have been introduced in the Legislature that could undermine local aquifer levels and undercut one of Minnesota’s bedrock environmental laws: the Minnesota Environmental Rights Act.  >>

March 2022

Our ecologists actively restore and maintain habitat at more than 30 sites across the metro region. But we're always looking for additional projects that can support wildlife, protect our water and increase climate resilience. In 2021, we added five new restoration projects totaling 273 acres to our restoration portfolio.  >>

March 2022

Two bills proposing investments in clean-water crops are already making their way through important committees at the Legislature with support from both sides of the aisle.  >>

March 2022

We're back at the river gorge for the annual Earth Day cleanup! Join us on April 23 or mark your calendar for our other spring events.  >>

March 2022

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