Thank you, summer 2023 interns!
Our summer interns supported FMR's conservation and education work, from bird, plant and monarch surveys to summer youth program facilitation. Here are their reflections and highlights. Read more
Annika in prairie, Ivy working on art, Riya by flowers, Brandon ice fishing, Holly in autumn woods
Thanks to Hugh, our fall Land Conservation intern
Hugh supported bird and plant surveys, analyzed data, sorted native prairie seeds and helped lead volunteer stewardship events. We're grateful to him for his service! Read more
Hugh Gabriel
Intern with Friends of the Mississippi River

FMR strives to offer internships and other pathways to support the next generation of environmental leaders. Check out our current openings.  >>

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Thank you, summer 2022 interns and assistants!

Our summer interns and assistants helped double the size of our high school career pathways program, co-led more than 20 engagement events around lock and dam issues, and surveyed wildlife at restoration sites around the metro.  >>

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Summer 2022 interns and assistants
Field Ecology internship opening [CLOSED]

Join us as our field ecology intern.  >>

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Fall intern helps map out FMR conservation strategy

FMR has permanently protected 45 sites in the greater metro area since 1993. Our fall 2021 Land Conservation intern, Nick Jacobson, created a tool to help us answer the question of where to focus next. Which lands can we most effectively protect, restore and enhance along the Mississippi River for its wildlife and human communities?  >>

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Thank you, fall 2021 interns!

Our fall interns installed a new pollinator garden with J.J. Hill Montessori school, created a strategic conservation map and database to aid our land protection efforts, and explored more efficient methods for analyzing and tracking our gifts and grants.  >>

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Three interns' portraits


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

Wednesday, December 20, 2023 - 3:00pm to 11:00pm
Indeed Brewing Company, Minneapolis
January-February 2024
Multiple locations