The untold story of our national park’s founding

May 6, 2020Announcements

You may know that the Mississippi River through the Twin Cities is a national park: the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area (MNRRA). But few of us know how our special river became a national park in the first place. John Anfinson, MNRRA’s Park Superintendent and a founding board member at Friends of the Mississippi … Read More

Great River Passage Conservancy raises funds to launch three projects

October 14, 2019Announcements

The Great River Passage Conservancy has always been at the heart of community efforts to reinvest in the river. Thanks to successful fundraising efforts, three new riverfront projects are poised to continue carrying forward the Conservancy’s mission to connect St. Paul’s two greatest assets—”its people and the river.” Read more on the Star Tribune.com