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Mississippi River Critical Area

Thank you, River Guardians!

Thank you, River Guardians! We deeply appreciate you advocating for clean water and sustainable and equitable development along the river this past year. >

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FMR weighs in on freeway expansion near river

A proposed redesign of Interstate 94 and Highway 252 through North Minneapolis, Brooklyn Center, and Brooklyn Park is raising questions for river lovers and environmental advocates. What's our stance? >>

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Spring Lake regional park master plan open house Oct. 14

What's next for this special place (and FMR restoration site) on our great river? You can help decide. >>

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Why Minnehaha Academy's new building blends in with the Mississippi Gorge

It's not often that a heated community debate about development along the Mississippi River Gorge leads to a building that fits well into this picturesque landscape, but the new addition to Minnehaha Academy does just that. It fits in so well that it's actually hard to see the new building from the parkway! This success story shows how river development can blend in with its surroundings, why it should, and why your voice is crucial in the process.  >>

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Ford Area C updates email list

Sign up for updates, including public meeting announcements about Ford Area C. >>

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Proposed Lilydale bluff development raises concerns

Lilydale is considering a plan that would turn the site of the old Moose Country bar and River Bluffs Center into senior housing. But the new development would be too close to the river bluff's edge and too tall to maintain a scenic river view.  >>

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