Forever Green

Forever Green
In memoriam: Friend of the river Don Wyse
Dr. Don Wyse, a pillar of the sustainable agriculture movement, passed away unexpectedly on July 2. His death leaves a significant hole in our community, but he also leaves behind a vision for a better world that will inspire us for years to come. Read more
FMR staff and Forever Green staff, including Don Wyse, by the river
All this rain: Good for drought, bad for the Gulf dead zone
This wet, rainy Minnesota spring is actually contributing to a negative situation far downriver: the Gulf of Mexico dead zone. Read more
Testing equipment in the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
MDA unveils latest recipients of clean-water crops grants
These local businesses and organizations are getting an important financial boost as they work to support clean-water crops. Read more
Gloved hands hold a bag of winter camelina seeds. They are being poured into an unidentifiable, large, green piece of machinery.
A win for clean drinking water: Petition propels action on nitrate contamination in SE MN
These collective investments are a laudable first step, but there's more to be done to address the root cause of nitrate pollution in the state. Read more
A hand holds a mason jar filled to the top with clear, clean water. A field of Kernza perennial grain is in the background.
For the 2nd straight year, a major victory for the Clean Water Fund
Ongoing efforts to address Minnesota’s most pressing water quality challenges and opportunities. Read more
A couple of paddlers in a canoe on the Mississippi River, seen from high above. The shore is lined with golden and red trees.
As session ends, new pathway opens for clean-water crops
We’ll be advocating for critical investments in clean-water crops such as Kernza, as well as more support for the local businesses nurturing their use. Read more
A farmer drives a combine harvester over a field of Kernza. Text over the image says "MNLEG 2024"
FMR in DC: Reflections from a whirlwind week in the nation's capital
Grassroots Organizing Coordinator Maddie Miller shares what it was like advocating for the Mississippi River alongside coalition partners in D.C. Read more
FMR grassroots organizing coordinator pictured with Sen. Tina Smith and other members of the MRN delegation.


Upcoming Events

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Rotary Pavilion at Levee Park, Hastings
Saturday, August 3, 2024 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Mississippi River Gorge, Minneapolis
New date: Saturday, August 10, 2024 at 5 p.m.
Hidden Falls Regional Park, St. Paul