Above the Falls

FMR voices concerns around Upper Harbor Terminal process
As we've watched recent Upper Harbor Terminal community engagement activities unfold, we've seen a rushed, confusing and inadequate process that's failing to center community vision. We've written a... Read More
Reconnecting with the river: MPR and North News share North Minneapolis' river stories
Recently, two local media projects from MPR and North News highlighted North Minneapolis residents' relationships with water and our Big River.  The MPR stories are a riveting listen, while the... Read More
Northern Metals granted extension to continue polluting
Following a settlement nearly two and a half years ago, Northern Metals Recycling agreed to stop its polluting operations on the North Minneapolis riverfront by August 1, 2019. That deadline has come... Read More
My reflections on the Upper Harbor Terminal community learning table
FMR River Corridor Director Colleen O'Connor Toberman recently attended the first Upper Harbor Terminal community learning table. Community members brought many concerns and ideas about this... Read More
Prairie box and woodland tending at Nicollet Island
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Volunteers plant the demonstration prairie on Nicollet Island
Action Alert: Oppose Upper Harbor Terminal bonding [CLOSED]
Join us in advocating for a better vision and more community benefits at Upper Harbor Terminal. Ask your legislators to oppose $2 million in public funding for private development. >>
Upper Harbor Terminal - Where do we go from here?
Despite public opposition, the Minneapolis City Council approved the concept plan for the Upper Harbor Terminal (UHT) site in North Minneapolis. FMR continues to have many concerns and will stay... Read More


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