SAINT PAUL, Minn., Aug. 29, 2016 – The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has awarded Great River Greening (GRG) a $110,916 grant to support the recovery of monarch butterflies. The grant is being funded by the Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund (MBCF), an initiative established by NFWF in 2015 and financially supported by Monsanto Company, …read more →
Sites Great River Greening volunteers have helped restore are being used for research in pollinators, forest ecology, and citizen engagement. For example, this fall, volunteers will be planting bur oak trees in Lindstrom, (10/29) for a climate resilience study in partnership with The University of Minnesota Center for Forest Ecology.
In 2016 Great River Greening continued to get kids, families, and communities outside, learning about science and discovering the spark that ignites a lifetime of caring for our land and water. With your help, we advanced our goal to touch nearly every community in the Twin Cities and lead the state to improve our most …read more →
Great River Greening’s Field Learning for Teens program, which has inspired more that 1,200 at- risk students through hands-on restoration activities and connections with mentors with environmentally-based careers.
This football and hockey season, Minnesota Corn Growers will donate to Great River Greening for great performances from the MN Gophers at home games. $100 will go to Great River Greening for every extra point the Gophers score, and every save the Gopher goalie makes. “Every time a Gophers extra point sails through the uprights, …read more →
From the St. Peter Herald By NANCY MADSEN
St. Peter Herald by By NANCY MADSEN
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 …read more →
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
Dave St. Peter will be the featured speaker for the 2016 Business Forum on September 28, 2016. St. Peter joined the Minnesota Twins as an intern in 1990, and over his first decade with the franchise held a variety of positions including Pro Shop Manager, Communications Manager, Vice President of Corporate Communications and …read more →