Events & Activities

FMR hosts public cleanups, hauls, pulls or plantings throughout the Twin Cities metro-area annually. No experience is required.

Most events take place on Dakota homelands.

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Event Title Date / Time Location
Orvis Great Giveback Days May 1-31, 2023 Orvis - Miracle Mile, St. Louis Park
Invasive plant pull at the William H. Houlton Conservation Area Sat, Jun 3 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM William H. Houlton Conservation Area, Elk River
Fair State Brewing and FMR Draft Night Tue, Jun 13 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Fair State Brewing Cooperative, Minneapolis
South Branch Vermillion AMA garlic mustard pull Tue, Jun 13 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM South Branch Vermillion Aquatic Management Area, Hastings
Walk & Learn: Ford Area C and Twin Cities Locks & Dams June 15, 2023 5:00-7:00 pm Hidden Falls Regional Park
Camel's Hump garlic mustard pull / River Day of Action Thu, Jun 15 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Camel's Hump Park and Open Space, Cottage Grove
LGBTQIA2S+ Pride demonstration box planting on Nicollet Island Tue, Jun 20 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Nicollet Island, Minneapolis
Wade into your watershed: Monitor stream health in the Rice Creek Watershed District Apply in June! Rice Creek Watershed District
An Evening Celebrating the Mississippi River Thu, Sep 28 - 6:00 PM Nicollet Island Pavilion, Minneapolis
Stencil storm drains for the river Flexible! May through mid-October St. Paul
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.