Natural resources, land and water
Mississippi Park Connection provides opportunities for people to get to and on the river - and have a national park experience in the Twin Cities. We do this through our youth education, community engagement, and environmental stewardship programs that connect people to the Mississippi River's only national park. Mississippi Park Connection has enabled the park to lead these programs throughout the corridor, from wildlife monitoring to shoreline restoration to formal education. The National Park Service provides the leadership to bring together the many organizations in our community dedicated to specific facets of the Mississippi River. By providing support for the park and its partners, Mississippi Park Connection boosts the activities of all of the park's partners, thereby increasing community engagement in the Mississippi River watershed.