Yard and boulevard trees need water

Now that the rain has slowed down, remember that trees – especially young trees – need watering any time it doesn’t rain an inch in a week. Minneapolis yard and boulevard trees need an inch of water every week all through the summer-fall season. Lack of water can make trees vulnerable to insects and disease…

UPPER HARBOR COMMUNITY INPUT MEETINGS

Community Meetings The next pair of community meetings to seek input on the planning for the Upper Harbor Terminal site will be: Tuesday, June 27 7:00 pm MPRB headquarters, 2117 W. River Road N., second floor board room OR Thursday, June 29 5:00 – 7:30 pm (presentation and group discussions 5:30 – 7:30 pm) Juxtaposition…

June 21, 2017 – PENN AVENUE COMMUNITY WORKS OPEN HOUSE

PACW open house flier (1) CLICK ABOVE TO VIEW FLYER WITH FULL DETAILS  – LEARN ABOUT THE IMPROVEMENTS HAPPENING ALONG THE PENN AVENUE CORRIDOR. WHEN:      Wednesday, June 21 TIME:          6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.    –  Brief program at 6:30 p.m WHERE:    UROC 2001 Plymouth Ave N. Minneapolis, MN

Public Comment Opportunity on the Minneapolis Storm water Management Program

WE WANT YOUR INPUT! The City of Minneapolis is seeking public input into the priorities and programs that make up the city’s Stormwater Management Program (SWMP). The current SWMP was most recently updated and approved by the MPCA in September 2014 and can be found at the following link: Minneapolis Stormwater Management Program HISTORY: National…

MPRB Expanded Tobacco Use policy in effect today May 8, 2017

  New policy bans all tobacco products on Minneapolis park properties and owned and/or operated facilities. The updated Tobacco Policy passed by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) Board of Commissioners at its March 8, 2017 Board meeting goes into effect today, May 8.  The new policy has the MPRB joining nearly 30 other…

Help create a long-term plan for North Minneapolis neighborhood parks! 

 Passionate about North Minneapolis parks? Apply to the North Service Area Master Plan CAC by March 21! A new project called the North Service Area Master Plan will create a long-term plan for all outdoor improvements and management at North Minneapolis neighborhood parks.    The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is seeking applications from the…

STREET SWEEPING BEGINS TUESDAY OCTOBER 18TH

Fall Street Sweeping Begins Tuesday, October 18 This week, Public Works is beginning the big task of curb-to-curb street sweeping and leaf collection on streets throughout the city. During the four weeks of the comprehensive fall street sweep, crews will clean up about 1,100 miles of city streets. To find out when the sweepers are coming down…

MPRB and U of M Introduce “The Citizen Pruner Program”

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board’s Forestry Division is joining with the University of Minnesota’s Department of Forest Resources to institute a program – the Citizen Pruner – that engages you, the residents of Minneapolis as tree care-givers. More accurately, you are the heart-and-soul of the program. The Citizen Pruner program is a modest-input yet high-impact…

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) Career Hiring Event

MEDIA CONTACT:                   Jamie Olson Human Resources Consultant 612.668.0546 Jamie.Olson@mpls.k12.mn.us We’re hiring! (No chalkboard experience required.) MINNEAPOLIS – Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) is looking to hire passionate, committed individuals into a variety of roles for the 2016-17 school year. If you are interested in leaving a long-term impact on Minneapolis kids, families and communities, join…

KAYAKING ON THE MISSISSIPPI – NEW PADDLE SHARE RENTAL STATIONS ON THE RIVERFRONT!

August 4, 2016   New paddle share stations bring kayak rental to the Minneapolis Riverfront! Pilot program will allow park users to rent kayaks and explore a beautiful stretch of the Mississippi River running between North and Northeast Minneapolis   New agreements between the National Park Service’s (NPS) non-profit charitable partner Mississippi Park Connection (MPC),…