November 3, 2017 Great River Greening’s Million Milkweed Challenge was featured on Grow with KARE. Show host Bobby Jensen interviewed GRG Project Manager Wiley Buck on the two-year volunteer collection effort. Executive Deborah Karasov also announced we were an target to reach our goal. At last count, we had done that and more, reaching 1.8 …read more →
7-Mile Creek Watershed Partnership has issued a report that utilizes data collected in recent years and historical information from the watershed.
Help us collect one million milkweed seeds that we will grow and spread across important spaces throughout the Twin Cities Metro Area and the Anoka Sand Plain. Pods are in perfect condition for collecting now, (October 12, 2017) some have burst, but many are still intact.
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 →
Great River Greening is partnering with Sherburn County to restore oak woodland and brushland to Bridgeview Park Reserve – at 28.8 acre parcel that holds a rare, nearly undisturbed plant community with pre-European type vegetation.
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.
KARE 11 Staff , KARE 11:52 AM. CDT April 22, 2017 WAYZATA, Minn. – For a big crew of volunteers Saturday, there was no better way to celebrate Earth Day than to add some trees to the earth right in their backyard. Great River Greening, the City of Wayzata and other partners organized a day of planting along …read more →
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.