Great River Passage Presents: Voices of the River

December 6, 2017Announcements

The identity of the Mississippi River is inextricably linked to the people who engage with it. It is the people – from all walks of life – who live, work, recreate, commute or commune with the river that carry its story. Great River Passage Presents: Voices of the River is a new micro-documentary series featuring … Read More

Great River Passage leads guided tour of East Side River District

October 19, 2017Announcements

More than 50 stakeholders joined the Great River Passage team for a bus and walking tour of the newly dubbed East Side River District in Saint Paul. Participants included elected officials, city and county representatives, business and nonprofit leaders, and community members in the early stages of building a combined vision for the area bound … Read More

Grazing goats introduced to the Saint Paul riverfront

May 2, 2017Announcements, Press Release

Update: The goats have moved! Follow the goats travels here. For the first time, the City of Saint Paul is using goats to control spread of invasive species SAINT PAUL – Thirty goats were delivered this afternoon at Indian Mounds Regional Park in Saint Paul, kicking off the city’s new, environmentally friendly initiative of using goats to … Read More

Great River Passage Public Photo Contest

April 28, 2017Announcements

We are launching a photo contest to gather photos of the Mississippi River. To participate in the photo contest, people can post pictures of the Mississippi River in Saint Paul to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #STPriver. Winning photos that capture the river in one of the four categories below will be chosen … Read More

30 hungry goats to be released in Saint Paul

April 28, 2017Announcements, Press Release

*Please note: This media event has been rescheduled to Tuesday, May 2, at 2 p.m. due to the weather. On Tuesday, May 2, thirty eager goats will be released along the bluff edge at Indian Mounds Regional Park in Saint Paul to kick off the city’s first-ever effort to reduce the spread of invasive species … Read More

River Balcony Master Plan Release for Comment

April 12, 2017Announcements

The River Balcony Master Plan is a guiding document for development of the River Balcony, identifying project scope, development opportunities and design direction. The Master Plan contains a vision statement, goals and design principles for the River Balcony, as well as a set of design guidelines for the Balcony and adjacent private development. The River Balcony … Read More

1,000 Ways to Recreate

April 11, 2017Announcements

Summer in Minnesota means exploring our great lakes and rivers, including the 17 miles of the Mississippi River right here in Saint Paul. The Great River Passage has compiled a calendar of the daily and ongoing programs and events taking place along the river this summer. Visit the calendar as well as a map outlining … Read More

Emerging Photographers Residency

February 28, 2017Announcements

The Great River Passage seeks a diverse set of Minnesota based artists working in photography/documentation to redefine the image of the Mississippi River in Saint Paul. Applications due 3/19/17. Full application details..

City of Saint Paul to Put Major Riverfront Plan into Action

January 31, 2017Announcements, Press Release

 New website – GreatRiverPassage.org – launched today SAINT PAUL – The City of Saint Paul is taking a major step toward connecting people to recreational and environmental amenities along its 26 miles of Mississippi riverfront by putting its 2013 Great River Passage plan into action. The city today launched a new website – GreatRiverPassage.org – to … Read More