FMR's Colleen O'Connor Toberman testifying in front of a Senate committee. She is sitting at a large table speaking into a microphone.
Water & Legislative, Land Use & Planning
March 24, 2023
Invasive carp are on the doorstep of Lake Pepin, the St. Croix River watershed, the Minnesota River watershed and other waterways.Read more.
Environmental Stewardship Institute fellows in canoe on river.
Stewardship & Education
March 15, 2023
Join FMR's Stewardship & Education team! Read more.
A family of volunteers at the 2022 Earth Day cleanup
Stewardship & Education
January 12, 2023
Join us for the annual Earth Day cleanup, or get outside with FMR this spring to steward the river!Read more.
Sophie Downey smiling for the camera while standing in front of the Mississippi River.
Stewardship & Education
March 8, 2023
After five years of service, FMR's outreach and volunteer coordinator Sophie Downey is moving on. Sophie's hard work brought thousands of metro residents to natural areas to help restore habitat and strengthen community connections. Read more.
Two packets of food snacks made with clean-water crops sit on a table in the foreground. In the blurred background, you can make out warehouse shelves and individuals talking.
Water & Legislative
March 15, 2023
The official launch of this market development grant program is the culmination of a yearlong effort.Read more.
March 23, 2023
This morning, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced the capture of 30 silver carp in the Mississippi near Winona. This afternoon, FMR and our allies are testifying at the Senate, calling for a carp barrier. Read more.


Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 29, 2023 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Hastings Sand Coulee Scientific and Natural Area
Saturday, May 13, 2023 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Nicollet Island, Minneapolis
Applications due Fri, May 5 - 5 pm
Virtual and in-person