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Action Alert: St. Anthony Falls at risk, join us on the bridge

Let us use social media to spread the word about our concern for the future of the falls. Join us for a picture to show your concern for the Crown Hydro application. We’ll gather at noon on Dec. 9 in the middle of the Stone Arch Bridge with the mighty falls behind us. Share this event. Spread the word to friends and neighbors. Join us.


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The Upper Harbor attraction - At our recent RiverMatters conference, we invited panelists James Vos and Peter Hendee Brown to discuss the Upper Harbor Terminal project and riverfront redevelopment in general. Vos, who has worked in commercial real estate for 30 years, is a principal with CRESA Minneapolis, while Brown is an architect, planner, and development consultant focusing on public-private development projects. We also took questions from ...
Northern Metal: The present and future - The Northern Metal recycling location at 2800 Pacific St. N. in Minneapolis has been in the news recently because of complaints, then legal action regarding pollution standards. We sat down with Kathleen Boe, the Executive Director of the Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership, to discuss the issues around Northern Metal and explore future plans for the riverfront.
Rules for Mississippi River development under review, moving toward final adoption -

Earlier this month, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources held a series of three formal public hearings on the proposed Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area rules. The Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area is the name of a state-designated area is designed to protect the unique features of the Mississippi River corridor in the Twin Cities. The Critical Area shares the same boundaries with the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area - the National Park that fronts our Mississippi River.

Tracking water quality in the Mississippi Watershed, with MWMO’s Udai Singh -

The Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership is currently working with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization (MWMO) on a project to study the ecological impacts of closing the Lock at St. Anthony Falls. But we thought we’d take the time to better understand how the MWMO tracks water quality in Minneapolis by talking with MWMO Water Resources Director Udai Singh.

River Matters: Unlocking the flow of investment and jobs to the North Side - Join us on April 21st for the first in our series of "River Matters" series. Our first discussion will focus on Minneapolis' North Side, jobs, and the riverfront. Bob Lund, President of THOR Sustainability will be our featured speaker.