Author: Great River Greening

Great River Greening restoring healthy land and waters

Great River Greening is a local conservation nonprofit working throughout Minnesota to empower and assist local communities in restoring and conserving the land and water that enrich our lives. For 21 years, we have worked side-by-side with 40,000 volunteers to improve, restore and care for Minnesota’s natural heritage—18,000 acres and counting. Minnesota is home to …read more →

Restoring Oak Savanna in Lebanon Hills Regional Park

Turning off a busy Cliff Road in Eagan, into Lebanon Hills Regional Park, brings visitors into a vast natural area with miles of trails, a dozen small lakes, swimming beach, horse trails, campgrounds, and an education center. This is Dakota County’s largest park and people throughout the metro area rank it as a favorite for …read more →

Thank you for a great 2017!

2017 was a record-breaking year. Families and community groups joined us outdoors to dig deep and improve natural areas across the state – not just for today, but for generations to come. We engaged 2,800 volunteers  at 63 restoration events across Minnesota Restored 2,200 acres of threatened prairie land, wildlife habitat (including pollinator habitat), urban …read more →

Seasonal Restoration Technician

Position time frame: March 5, 2018 – November 21, 2018 Great River Greening is a non-profit environmental restoration organization whose mission is to lead and restore community-based restoration of natural areas and open spaces. We are accepting applications for a Seasonal Restoration Technician position. The Restoration Technician implements restoration and ecological management activities on public …read more →

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Watershed Outreach Program of the Year

Great River Greening is honored to be the recipient of the Watershed Outreach Program of the Year Award from Capitol Region Watershed District The award is given to an organization that has demonstrated through its policies, practices or projects a commitment to Capitol Region Watershed District’s (CRWD) mission to protect, manage and improve water resources …read more →

2017 Spring Digest

Highlights Spectacular Earth Day Turnout 350 community members volunteered with Great River Greening this Earth Day to plant nearly 2,000 trees, shrubs, and wildflowers along Bushaway Road in Wayzata. Butler Family Foundation Grant helps to increase our pollinator seed supply Pilot Knob, a Great River Greening restoration site, earns spot on National Register of Historic Places …read more →

The Individual Giving Manager

The Individual Giving Manager secures funds for the organization by managing and expanding Great River Greening’s portfolio of individual donors. Overall, this position is responsible for identifying, qualifying, and stewarding donors, assuring that as many as possible are retained as continuing donors and are upgraded in their giving and involvement. This is a new position …read more →

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