Upcoming Events

The goal of the State of the River Report is to reach a broad audience with clear and concise information on the state of the Mississippi River. We want to make sure that you have the opportunity to participate in future presentations.

  1. Request a presentation: Staff are available to present the State of the River Report to your organization or group. While we will make every effort to accommodate all requests, presentations to groups of 50 or more people are given priority.

    Please contact FMR’s Trevor Russell at email hidden; JavaScript is required or The National Park Service’s Lark Weller at email hidden; JavaScript is required to request a presentation.

  2. Attend a presentation: A selection of upcoming presentations are listed below.

 

Upcoming Presentations

Additional presentations are under development for the Twin Cities area along with multiple greater Minnesota communities. These events will we posted as soon as more information is available.

 

Previous Presentations

Thursday, September 27th – St. Paul

7:00-8:30 pm
Science Museum of Minnesota
120 Kellogg Boulevard West, Saint Paul, MN 55102

 

Friday, September 28th — St. Cloud

7:30-9:00 am
St. Cloud City Council Chambers
400 2nd Street South, St. Cloud, MN 56301

 

Wednesday, October 10th — St. Paul

10:00-11:00 am
Metro WaterShed Partners Meeting
Capitol Region Watershed District
1410 Energy Park Drive, Suite 4
, St. Paul, MN 55108

 

Wednesday, October 10th – St. Paul

Capitol Region Watershed District Citizens Advisory Committee
Capitol Region Watershed District Meeting Room
1410 Energy Park Drive, Suite 4
, St. Paul, MN 55108

 

Tuesday, October 16th – St. Paul

7:00-8:00pm
Metro Association of Watershed Districts
Capitol Region Watershed District Meeting Room
1410 Energy Park Drive, Suite 4
, St. Paul, MN 55108
Note: CRWD Citizens Advisory Committee meetings are open to the public.

 

Thursday, October 18th — St. Paul

7:30-8:00pm
Sunrise Rotary – Town and County Club
300 Mississippi River Boulevard North, Saint Paul, MN 55104

 

Friday, October 26th — Minneapolis

8:00-9:30 am
Mississippi River Forum
McKnight Foundation
710-2nd Street South, Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55401

 

Thursday, November 1st — West St. Paul (closed to the public)

Time: tbd
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Regional
Thompson Park Center – Dakota Lodge
1200 Stassen Lane
West St. Paul, MN 55118
Note: This meeting is open to MPCA staff only

 

Friday, November 2nd — St. Paul

9:00-11:00am
Blue Thumb Partners Meeting
Capitol Region Watershed District Meeting Room
1410 Energy Park Drive, Suite 4
, St. Paul, MN 55108

Tuesday, November 20th — Minneapolis

8:00-9:30am
Green Ideas and Ham Forum
Red Stag Supper Club
509 1st Avenue NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

 

Monday, November 26th — Minneapolis (closed to the public)

10:00–10:50am
The McKnight Foundation
710-2nd Street South, Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN 55401

 

Wednesday, November 28th — St. Paul (closed to the public)

3:05-3:30pm
Upper Mississippi River Basin Association (UMRBA) Quarterly Meeting
Crowne Plaza Riverfront Hotel
11 Kellogg Boulevard East
Saint Paul, MN 55101

 

Tuesday, December 4th — St. Paul Park

7:00-8:30pm (to be confirmed)
South Washington Watershed District Community Presentation
Hidden Harbor Marina (to be confirmed)
388 9th Avenue, St. Paul Park, MN 55071

 

Thursday, December 6th — Rochester

7:00-8:30pm
Cascade Meadow Wetlands and Environmental Science Center
2900 19th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901

 

Thursday, December 13th — Anoka

7:30-8:00am
Anoka Rotary

 

Monday, December 17th — Hastings

6:30-8:30pm
Hastings High School
200 General Sieben Drive, Hastings, MN 55033

 

Tuesday, January 19th – Webcast (closed to the public)

Wells Fargo Green Team Presentation
Online webcast presentation

 

Thursday, December 20th — Deephaven

6:30pm
Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Citizens Advisory committee
18202 Minnetonka Boulevard, Deephaven, MN 55391

 

Monday, January 14th — Plymouth (closed to the public)

9:00am
Three Rivers Park District Staff Presentation
French Regional Park
12605 Rockford Road
Plymouth, MN 55441

 

Thursday, January 24th – St. Paul

12:00pm-1:00pm
Brown Bag Lunch for University Faculty, Staff, Researchers, and Students
University of Minnesota – Cargill Auditorium
1500 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Note: this meeting is open to the public – students are encouraged to attend.

 

Tuesday, January 29th – St. Loius Park, MN

7:00-8:00pm
Singing Waters Group
St. Louis Park Library
3240 Library Lane
St. Loius Park, MN
Note: Singing Waters meetings are open to the public.

 

Thursday, January 31st – Vadnais Heights (closed to the public)

7:15-8:00pm
Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District
Volunteer and Partner Recognition Dinner

 

Sunday, February 10th – St. Paul

9:30-10:30am
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
700 South Snelling Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55116
Note: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church events are open to the public — all are welcome.

 

Tuesday, February 26th – Brooklyn Park

7:30-8:30pm
Izaak Walton League of America – Breckenridge Chapter
8816 West River Road North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
RSVP: email hidden; JavaScript is required
Note: this meeting is open to the public.

 

Monday, March 4th – Austin

7:00-8:30pm
Jay C. Hormel Nature Center
1304 21st Street Northeast
Austin, MN 55912
Note: This meeting is open to the public. No RSVP required.

 

Wednesday, March 6th – Osseo

11:15am – 1:00pm
Fins, Feathers and Fur Meeting
American Legion
260 4th Ave South East
Osseo, MN 55369
For more information, contact email hidden; JavaScript is required
Note: Meetings are open to the public – though RSVP and donation for the lunch portion of the meeting (11:15-Noon) are required.

 

Wednesday, March 13th – St. Paul

Minnesota Master Naturalists
6:30 – 8:00pm
Fort Snelling Visitor Center – Historic Ft. Snelling
101 Snelling Lake Road
St. Paul, MN 55111
RSVP: email hidden; JavaScript is required
Note: MNMN meetings are open to the public, RSVP is requested for non-members.

 

Wednesday, March 13 – St. Paul

Clean Water Lunch Series
12:00 – 1:00pm
Minnesota Department of Health
Freeman Building
625 Robert St. N
St. Paul, MN 55164
RSVP or for more information: email hidden; JavaScript is required
Note: Meetings are open to the public – though RSVP and donation for the lunch portion of the meeting (11:20-Noon) are required.

 

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 — Minneapolis

8:00-9:30am
Green Ideas and Ham Forum
Red Stag Supper Club
509 1st Avenue NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
RSVP to: email hidden; JavaScript is required

 

Sunday, April 14 — St. Anthony Village

9:00-10:00am
Nativity Lutheran Church
3312 Silver Lake Road, Minneapolis MN
Note: Nativity Lutheran Church meetings are open to the public

 

Tuesday, April 16th — (closed to the public)

3M Corporation Presentation
Additional information: TBD

 

Wednesday, April 17 — Minneapolis

7:00-8:00pm
Longfellow Community Council
Minnehaha Academy North Campus Chapel
3100 West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Note: this meeting is open to the public. Residents are encouraged to attend.

 

Thursday, April 25th, 2013 — St. Paul (closed to the public)

MPCA Water Issues Meeting
520 Lafayette Road N
St. Paul, MN 55155-4194
RSVP to: email hidden; JavaScript is required
Note: open to MPCA staff only

 

Friday April 26th – Sunday April 28th – Minneapolis

Midwest Mountaineering Expo Presentation
Date and time: TBD

 

Saturday, April 27th – Minneapolis

Midwest Mountaineering Spring Expo
1:00-2:00pm
Midwest Mountaineering Expedition Stage
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Note: more information about the spring expo is available at outdooradventureexpo.com/

 

Saturday, May 4th – Minneapolis (closed to the public)

Mississippi River Water and Fish Spring Meeting for Hmong Community and Leadership

 

Sunday, May 5th, 2013 — Burnsville

10:25-11:20am
Nativity Episcopal Church
15601 Maple Island Rd
Burnsville, MN 55306
Note: Nativity Episcopal Church meetings are open to the public

 

Tuesday, May 21st – St. Paul (closed to the public)

Upper Landing Condominum Association’s Annual Meeting

 

Thursday, May 23rd — Anoka

Anoka Rotary Club.
Additional information: TBD
RSVP: To become a guest attendee, RSVP to email hidden; JavaScript is required
Note: Rotary events are open to guest attendees.

 

Saturday, June 1st — AM950

10:00-11:00am
Green Rock Radio Broadcast
For more information, or to listen to past shows, visit greenrockradio950.com.

 

Monday, June 3rd — Austin

7:00-8:30pm
Jay C. Hormel Nature Center
1304 21st Street Northeast, Austin, Minnesota 55912
For more information, contact email hidden; JavaScript is required.
Note: This meeting is open to the public. No RSVP required.

 

Wednesday, June 5th — Stillwater

2:00-4:00pm
Washington County Waters Consortium
Washington County Government Building
14949 62nd Street North
Stillwater, MN 55082
Note: Consortium meetings are open to the public.

 

Tuesday, July 16th – Apple Valley

6:30-8:00pm
Hayes Community and Senior Center
14601 Hayes Road
Apple Valley, MN 55124

 

Wednesday, July 24th – Minneapolis (closed to the public)

8:30-9:40am
Hennepin County Environmental Services
701 Fourth Avenue South, Ste. 700
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1600

 

Wednesday, September 4th – Minneapolis (closed to the public)

1:30pm-2:30pm
Three Rivers Parks Staff & Volunteers
North Mississippi Regional Park
4900 N Mississippi Dr, Minneapolis, MN 55430

 

Wednesday, September 11th – St. Paul (closed to the public)

6:00-7:15pm
Mississippi River Fund’s Monthly Opportunity for Volunteer Enrichment
Mississippi National River and Recreation Area Headquarters
111 Kellogg Boulevard East, #105
St. Paul, MN 55101

 

Friday, October 4th – Minneapolis

10:00am-11:30am
North Mississippi Regional Park
4900 N Mississippi Dr, Minneapolis, MN 55430
Additional information: tbd

 

Wednesday, October 16th – St. Paul

3:00pm – 4:30pm
Minnesota Water Resources Conference
St. Paul RiverCentre
Additional information: http://www.wrc.umn.edu/waterconf/

 

Wednesday, October 23rd – Minneapolis (closed to the public)

10:00am-11:00am
Three Rivers Park District – Master Naturalists
North Mississippi Regional Park
4900 N Mississippi Dr, Minneapolis, MN 55430

 

Tuesday, November 19th – Golden Valley
7:00pm-8:00pm
Northern Lights Sailing Club
Location: Golden Valley VFW, 7775 County Road 70, Golden Valley, MN 55427
Additional Information: NLSC.org