Above the Falls

Above the Falls
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. >>

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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 engaged as planning progresses.  >>

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FMR opposes Upper Harbor Terminal plan, calls for more community engagement

The Minneapolis Upper Harbor Terminal site is key to improving the North Minneapolis riverfront. Done correctly, the redevelopment of this city-owned site can better connect residents with the river and be a model of sustainability and community wealth-building. So why would the city let private companies take the lead and reap the majority of benefits?   >>

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Action Alert: Deny the Upper Harbor Terminal Concept Plan [CLOSED]

The City of Minneapolis is moving quickly to advance the proposed Upper Harbor Terminal Concept Plan along 1 mile of riverfront in Northside Minneapolis. The plan allows private interests to take the lead and reap the majority of benefits from this publicly-owned property.

Minneapolis residents, join us in telling your city council representative and Mayor Frey that we can do better before the council's committee meeting on February 19. >>

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Mpls. Park Board & Graco near settlement over East Bank Trail

The Minneapolis Park Board and Graco Inc. are nearing a settlement on a long-time lawsuit over the East Bank Trail between Graco and the Mississippi River near Hall's Island.  >>

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A map showing the former Scherer Brothers site and the parcel Graco may purchase from the park board.
North and Northeast Minneapolis outdoor meal sites

A tour of Minneapolis sites north of St. Anthony Falls where you can eat your lunch and watch the Mississippi wend downriver.

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View of downtown Minneapolis from Ole Olson Park in N Mpls

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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.

Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 17 OR October 8, 2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Wellstone Center, St. Paul
Saturday, October 14, 2023 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
3M's oak woodlands, Cottage Grove
Saturday, October 28, 2023 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Pine Bend Bluffs Natural Area at the Flint Hills Resources property