May 10, 2016
News Release: Mississippi River Park wins national volunteer award
The National Park Service at Mississippi National River and Recreation Area has won the prestigious George and Helen Hartzog Jr. award for the most outstanding volunteer program in the entire National Park Service, beating out over 400 other National Parks in 2015.
May 10, 2016
News Release: “Best Classroom in America?: National Park Service and Partners Celebrate 20 Years of Big River Journey”
The National Park Service (NPS) at the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area is excited to announce that the Big River Journey educational riverboat program is celebrating its 20 year anniversary. The program has served 70,000 students. Monday morning, May 2, kicked off the 28 spring Big River Journey field trips. The field trip Tuesday, May 10 will be a special cruise departing from Padelford Landing, Harriet Island. Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman and Superintendent John Anfinson of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area will welcome students from Capitol Hill Magnet School at 9:15 a.m.
April 01, 2016
News Release: “Lift Every Voice: The Black Experience in the Heartland” comes to Saint Paul’s Capitol Hill School
The National Park Service at the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area is pleased to announce that the Bright Star Touring Theater will present an original play Lift Every Voice: The Black Experience in the Heartland on April 12, 2016 at Capitol Hill Magnet School in Saint Paul. Two performances will be presented for nearly 1,000 students in grades 4-8.
March 31, 2016
News Release: Public Input Sought on the Scoping Document for a Nationwide Multi-Unit Wildland Fire Management Plan / Environmental Assessment
The National Park Service (NPS) is soliciting public input on the proposed development of fire management plans for 27 park units nationwide, including the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area.