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2019 Mill Ruins Park Volunteer Demonstration Prairie Maintenance Dates Announced

A National Park River Site, Native Plants, and You! 

Looking for something fun and rewarding to do on a Saturday morning? Consider joining a group of volunteers to maintain a demonstration prairie at Mill Ruins Park. This native prairie attracts many bees, butterflies, and birds while improving the Mississippi River shoreline habitat.

The crew will meet at the St. Anthony Falls Visitor Center on the following Saturday mornings from 9am-noon:

May 18, June 8 & 29, July 13 & 20, August 17 & 31, September 14 & 21, and October 5 & 12

Led by a trained National Park Service (NPS) volunteer, this crew is also sponsored by the Mississippi Park Connection and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. All tools, such as gloves, are provided.

To sign up for crew projects and for more information: Contact Andrew at

Come every time or just when you can!

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