Stewardship groups

If you would like to participate in restoration and stewardship activities in a particular area along the river, consider joining one of FMR’s geographically-focused or place-based Stewardship Groups. To be added to the email list for any of the stewardship programs below, contact Sophie Downey at

Geographically focused stewardship groups:

FMR also offers BIPOC River Stewards stewardship and community experiences that feel welcoming, affirming and relevant for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. Learn more, or sign up to receive BIPOC River Stewards event invitations.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, June 13, 2023 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Fair State Brewing Cooperative, Minneapolis
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
South Branch Vermillion Aquatic Management Area, Hastings
Thursday, June 15, 2023 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Hidden Falls Regional Park
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.