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

Great River Greening is an environmental conservation nonprofit working throughout Minnesota with a mission to inspire and lead local communities in restoring and conserving the land and water that enrich our lives. As Minnesota’s leader in community-based restoration, devoted solely to stewardship, we engage volunteers on a scale no other environmental organization can match. Nearly 40,000 volunteers have worked with us, side-by-side, to improve, restore and care for Minnesota’s natural heritage—17,500 acres and counting. More


KARE11: Keep your storm drains clear

The storm drains on your street are meant for collecting water. But this time of year they tend to collect ...
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The hidden super power in a prairie

Green growth: new neighborhood grows up around prairie In 2013, at the same time the City of Cottage Grove was ...
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Farm Field to Forest Project starts with 23 bushels of acorns

Great River Greening will soon be seeding a new forest in a new 200-acre Wildlife Management Area, Sunktokeca WMA, located ...
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Video: Restoring healthy lands and waters