Event > Charles Birnbaum, 6PM tonight at CDES

Tonight, 6-8PM, Charles Birnbaum, founder & president of The Cultural Landscape Foundation, will be lecturing at the University of Minnesota on the subject Cultural Landscapes, Design and Historic Preservation.  The program is sponsored by the College of Design Dean’s office, the Department of Landscape Architecture and …

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News > Update on Hall’s Island and other R1 legislation

The Hall’s Island bills (S.F. 1261 – Dziedzic/H.F. 1474 – Loeffler) didn’t get a hearing in the Minnesota Legislature by the March 14 deadline (see this post).
But Sen. Dziedzic and Rep. Loeffler introduced legislation this week that amends a 2010 Legacy appropriations bill to allow …

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Ms River Water Walk 2013

Mississippi River Water Walk 2013

Did you know that by the time a drop of water from Lake Itasca reaches the “dead zones” near the mouth of the Mississippi River, it’s nearly depleted of oxygen?
A group of Indigenous women are raising awareness about the River’s health as they walk …

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Steering Committee > Jan 17, 2013 meeting minutes

RiverFirst Steering Committee
January 17, 2013
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
Board Room
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Welcome: John Erwin welcomed Committee members and visitors and called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m.
Noted that this project is a tremendous public-private collaboration.  The …

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Fact Sheet > Scherer Park-Hall’s Island Permitting

Position, Goals and Challenges
Schematic Design

As part of the RiverFirst Vision for the Mississippi River corridor, the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board is designing an exciting eight-acre riverfront park on the former Scherer Bros. lumberyard site in Northeast Minneapolis.

Along with …

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