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Mississippi River Gorge

E 36th St & W. River Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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September 2013

Oak Savanna Tour with Friends of the Mississippi River

September 17, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mississippi River Gorge, E 36th St & W. River Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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Just off the main path of the Minneapolis riverfront lies a beautiful and rare oak savanna. Join Friends of the Mississippi River for a tour of this special place and learn about its history and ecology, as well as the role of volunteers, the community, and FMR in its preservation and restoration. If you would like to attend, online registration is available here. A confirmation email will be sent including event basics and directions to the oak savanna.

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September 2018

Lop fruiting buckthorn along the river gorge

September 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mississippi River Gorge, E 36th St & W. River Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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A surprisingly beautiful and rare oak savanna and woodlands can be found just off the main trail along the Minneapolis side of the river gorge. Come join Friends of the Mississippi River (FMR) on September 6, from 6-8pm, to help restore and protect the woodlands just north of the oak savanna by lopping fruiting branches of female buckthorn to stop another year's worth of seed from dropping and spreading. The rapidly spreading shrub is able to invade many different forest…

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April 2019

Join us at the annual Minneapolis Earth Day cleanup

April 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mississippi River Gorge, E 36th St & W. River Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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Taking place just off of West River Parkway, this family-friendly cleanup is an Earth Day tradition in the Minneapolis River Gorge. We've returned to this site year after year and have noticed a dramatic improvement to the area thanks to dedicated volunteers like you! To participate, simply show up at either  E 36th St & W River Parkway or E 44th St & W River Parkway to sign-in with FMR staff. We'll provide all of the supplies, however, if you…

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