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36th and West River Parkway

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36th and West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States

May 2019

Pull garlic mustard at the river gorge sand flats

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
36th and West River Parkway, 36th and West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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Join us for an evening of invasive species removal at the Minneapolis river gorge sand flats, known for their large sandy beaches and wonderful river-edge view, on May 21, from 6-8 pm. Working alongside Friends of the Mississippi River (FMR) staff, volunteers will remove garlic mustard – an exotic plant invading many areas of the river gorge and outcompeting native plant species. Although a serious threat, garlic mustard is not only easy to identify but quick to pull by hand.…

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June 2019

Plant shrubs, wildflowers and sedges along the river gorge

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
36th and West River Parkway, 36th and West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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Join Friends of the Mississippi River (FMR) staff and volunteers on June 25, from 6-8 pm for a worknight along the beautiful and rare oak savanna and woodlands located just off the main trail along the Minneapolis side of the river gorge. The savanna includes the highest quality plant communities remaining in the river gorge, including a mesic prairie and a remnant oak brushland/woodland undergoing restoration to oak savanna. We will spend the evening planting shrubs, wildflowers, sedges and a…

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