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Give to the Max Day is a tradition in Minnesota; it is a day to celebrate and donate to organizations that are integral parts of communities around the Land of 10,000 Lakes.

Great River Greening has worked in the Twin Cities and beyond for over 20 years, conserving and restoring the lands we call home. Your donation on this Minnesota-inspired day can help to ensure our work for years to come. Check out our project profiles to see what we’ve been doing in your community. Giving opens November 1.

Project Profiles

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

One of Great River Greening’s newest project sites—MN Valley National Wildlife Refuge—is a 14,000 acre corridor that runs along the Minnesota River in the Twin Cities.


Mission Moment: Field Learning for Teens

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.


Project Profile: Pilot Knob Hill

A place of gathering, peace, and now research; Pilot Knob Hill is a beautiful natural space in Mendota Heights and an important landmark in Minnesota. It not only holds great spiritual and cultural significance to the Dakota community, but has become a pilot site for many of Great River Greening’s projects and studies.