Great River Greening begins working in Itasca County and the Mississippi Headwaters region this fall as part of new partnership with the Deer Lake Association (DLA). Our focus is to improve water quality in Deer Lake by assessing watershed conditions and identifying possible impairments. Deer Lake, located just north of Grand Rapids, is one of …read more →
“The Future of Health Care” is the subject of Great River Greening’s tenth annual Business Forum, featuring remarks from Andrea Walsh, CEO and President of HealthPartners. Addressing nearly 300 seasoned and aspiring business leaders, Walsh will speak on health care issues related to costs, access, and service quality in the midst of changing political, social, …read more →
No question, every Great River Greening volunteer is super. But there are those that standout even among the greats: Our dedicated team of Volunteer Supervisors – they are the gears of our restoration events. Volunteer Supervisors lead small groups of volunteers, made up every age and ability, to ensure each one understands the tools and …read more →
A ribbon cutting celebration this month officially opens a trail in Maplewood’s Fish Creek Natural Area that winds through woodlands and prairie, leading to scenic views from the bluff. The hike is beautiful throughout, and much that is due to Great River Greening volunteers.
7-Mile Creek Watershed Partnership has issued a report that utilizes data collected in recent years and historical information from the watershed.
Butler Family Foundation supports pollinator seed initiative
Thanks to $200,000 grant , Great River Greening now has the support is to initiate a partnership of NGOs, municipalities and counties to establish grow-out areas as sources of nectar/pollen-bearing plant seed.
Spectacular Earth Day turnout
350 community members volunteered with Great River Greening this Earth Day. The weather was spectacular and in record time, the volunteers planted nearly 2,000 trees, shrubs, and wildflowers along Bushaway Road in Wayzata.
LillieNews Tue, 05/02/2017
In March of this year, Pilot Knob, or Oheyawahi, as it’s known in the Dakota language, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. After more than a decade of work, this 112-acre historic site, made of public and private land, is finally getting the designation and recognition many feel it deserves.
More than just a pretty view: Pilot Knob named to National Register of Historic Places
The site that overlooks the Minneapolis and St. Paul skylines, Historic Fort Snelling and the Minnesota and Mississippi river valleys is of cultural importance to Native Americans and significant in Minnesota’s statehood.
Great River Greening is pleased to announce Susan “Susie” Carlin has joined our staff to lead the Seven Mile Creek Watershed Partnership.