Creators of New York City’s High Line to design Saint Paul River Balcony

Creators of New York City’s High Line to design Saint Paul River Balcony

September 9, 2021

James Corner Field Operations along with team of local firms selected by City, Great River Passage Conservancy to design transformative river promenade in downtown Saint Paul The Great River Passage Conservancy and the City of Saint Paul today announced that they have selected James Corner Field Operations to design the River Balcony – a 1.5-mile-long … Read More

Wilderness Inquiry joins effort to bring River Learning Center to Saint Paul

Wilderness Inquiry joins effort to bring River Learning Center to Saint Paul

March 2, 2021

The nonprofit joins as project partner and future tenant for new, national hub of activity on the Mississippi River SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Great River Passage Conservancy today announced that local outdoors nonprofit organization Wilderness Inquiry has joined in the effort to bring the future River Learning Center to fruition on the shores of … Read More

The untold story of our national park’s founding

The untold story of our national park’s founding

May 6, 2020

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

How Man-Made Islands Can Save the Mississippi River

How Man-Made Islands Can Save the Mississippi River

April 7, 2020

Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine recently wrote an article about Ramsey County’s work to create a series of man-made islands at Pigs Eye, an area of the Mississippi River about four miles from downtown Saint Paul. Read more at mspmag.com.