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
Garlic mustard pull at Vermillion River Linear Park [FULL] Tue, May 21 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Vermillion River Linear Park, Hastings
Pledge to Pull invasive plants at St. Paul Park's Riverside Park [FULL] Thu, May 23 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Riverside Park, St. Paul Park
Pull garlic mustard at the river gorge sand flats [FULL] Sat, May 25 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Mississippi River Gorge Sand Flats, Minneapolis
Stencil storm drains for the river Flexible! Now through mid-October St. Paul
Orvis Giveback Days Giveback Days, May 1-31 Orvis – Miracle Mile, St. Louis Park
Invasive plant pull at the William H. Houlton Conservation Area [FULL] Sat, Jun 1 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM William H. Houlton Conservation Area, Elk River
Interactive presentations and outings for classes Winter and spring In your classroom or outside
Pull garlic mustard at Camel's Hump [FULL] Thu, Jun 6 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Camel's Hump Park and Open Space, Cottage Grove
Plant trees and shrubs in Applewood Preserve woodland [FULL] Sat, Jun 8 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Applewood Preserve, Maplewood
Partner event — Spirit of Water: A Celebration with Mississippi River Sat, Jun 15 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Hidden Falls Regional Park
LGBTQIA2S+ Pride demonstration box tending on Nicollet Island Tue, Jun 25 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Nicollet Island, Minneapolis
An Evening Celebrating the Mississippi River Thu, Sep 26 - 6:00 PM Nicollet Island Pavilion, Minneapolis