Land Use & Planning

Cottage Grove seeks community feedback about Mississippi Dunes plan
Last week, 50 community members gathered to discuss opportunities to influence decision-making about the former Mississippi Dunes golf course in Cottage Grove. Here are several ways to speak up in... Read More
What's still possible for Mississippi Dunes?
Cottage Grove residents have been busy advocating for a new public park at the former Mississippi Dunes golf course. We're concerned that without strong city leadership, the site will be largely... Read More
'Do you think nature has surrendered to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers? I don't think so.'
A little-known underground wall holds St. Anthony Falls back from a catastrophic collapse that would endanger the Twin Cities' water supply, bridges, and other infrastructure. So why isn't anyone... Read More
What's missing from the Upper Harbor Terminal environmental review
We're anticipating several key Minneapolis city council votes on the Upper Harbor Terminal development project this fall. Next up is the project's environmental review. Here's what we think is... Read More
Star Tribune: 'Habitat or housing?' ... We say both
Ramsey County is grappling with a big question: Is responding to both our climate crisis and affordable housing crisis a zero-sum game? How can we create the housing the Twin Cities needs, while also... Read More
Star Tribune spotlights need for action against invasive carp
Invasive carp present a growing threat to Minnesota waterways. A recent forum considered several strategies to stop their spread. We'll need to use all of them to protect the Mississippi River. ... Read More
Climate change, climate justice and FMR's Land Use & Planning program
Climate change impacts make park access and greenspace even more important for public health and equity, and guidelines for riverfront development need to respond to the shifting climate in order to... Read More

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