There are few purposes more important to us than to restore wonder in the world around us.

Great River Greening began in 1995 as a massive five-year volunteer planting project on the Saint Paul riverfront, where 10,000 volunteers and 450 organizations helped plant 35,000 trees and shrubs. With your support, we have grown to be Minnesota’s restoration leader, mobilizing communities to conserve our most critical natural areas, lakes, and rivers. Read more>>


Legislators get deep dive on water quality issues (St. Peter Herald)

By NANCY MADSEN nmadsen@stpeterherald.com August 20, 2016 Water quality improvement projects are difficult to get done and may not show the expected benefits to all involved, locals told state legislators on a recent visit. Karen Galles, who works on Seven Mile Creek Watershed projects for Great River Greening and the Nicollet County Soil and Water […]


Introducing Rick Kupchella

  Rick Kupchella will be returning for his second year as moderator at the 2016 Business Forum on September 28.   Kupchella is a serial entrepreneur and business owner with a collection of companies in new media – focused on digital innovation, content marketing, consumer news distribution and network building.   He started his career […]


2016 Business Forum: How “Green” is Target Field?

  The 2016 Business Forum features Dave St. Peter, President of the Minnesota Twins, who will discuss Target Field and the Minnesota Twins’ dedication to environmental stewardship. For example, did you know that Target Field was the first ballpark to install a Rain Water Recycle System (RWRS)? The system reduces the need for municipal water […]

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Great River Greening logo wear store

Thank you for your interest in Great River Greening logo wear! This store will be open from August 9, 2016 – September 11, 2016.  After which, your order will be shipped to your home or ready for pick up at the Great River Greening office in Saint Paul.  Select your delivery option below to continue viewing merchandise […]

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Business Forum 2016 to feature president of MN Twins

This year’s Great River Greening Business Forum will feature Dave St. Peter,  President of Minnesota Twins, speaking on the topic of business and the environment. A moderated Q&A with Rick Kupchella will follow. Wednesday, September 28, 2016  7:30 – 9:15 a.m. McNamara Alumni Center Minneapolis, MN