NEWS BRIEF: Great River Greening has been meeting with longtime partners and new alliances to discuss opportunities for us to bring our core competency as the primary restoration partner to their work in acquisition, easements, and planning. They include: Expanding the Seven Mile Creek Watershed program to include all of Nicollet County Restoration in Cannon …read more →
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 →
Tuesday, July 25 – Friday July 28 3:00PM-6:00PM Great River Greening is joining the Kellogg Craft Beer Overlook (KCBO), an outdoor beer garden along Kellogg Blvd in St. Paul, from July 25-28, 2017. The event features craft beer, live entertainment, food, and good company. As KCBO’s charitable partner, Great River Greening receives a percentage of the event’s net proceeds …read more →
The grand opening of Fish Creek Trail, just over a mile long, will be celebrated June 22, 2017. (Courtesy of City of Maplewood) By S. M. CHAVEY | firstname.lastname@example.org | Pioneer Press PUBLISHED: June 21, 2017 at 7:53 pm | UPDATED: June 23, 2017 at 10:33 am Link to original article Thirty years ago, Maplewood residents went knocking on the doors of …read more →
St. Paul debuts downtown craft beer happy hour Tuesday New St. Paul event one of many efforts to reconnect with Mississippi River. By Jessie Van Berkel Star Tribune JUNE 12, 2017 — 7:45PM Link to original article A summer-long happy hour at Kellogg Mall Park is part of an effort to reconnect St. Paul with the Mississippi …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 →
Pilot Knob in Dakota County is designated historic site After a nearly 15-year wait, the once-sacred place has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. By Erin Adler Star Tribune JUNE 9, 2017 — 2:20PM JEFF WHEELER – STAR TRIBUNE FILEThe view from Fort Snelling in Minneapolis in this 2009 photo shows Pilot …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.