Upcoming Clean River Partners Events

September 17th, 2022

May 20th, 2022 | 7:00PM | Central Park, Northfield

Community Events

Downstream Film Festival (details linked above)

Watershed-wide Clean Up (details linked above)

Conservation Program Events

Regenerative Agriculture Alliance Partnership Events

May 27, 2022 11:00AM-1:00PM | “Using Comfrey in Poultry Production” Workshop: This Workshop will focus on using comfrey, a protein-rich perennial forage, within regenerative poultry production. Hear about recent comfrey research as we tour a comfrey planting and regenerative poultry operation at Feed the People Farm Coop in Northfield. Complimentary meal and a chance to obtain comfrey roots for planting. Learn more and register HERE.

June 2, 2022 2:00PM-4:30PM | Salvatierra Farm Visit: This Farm Visit will focus on establishing establishing a new farm within the RAA’s poultry system. From raising chickens, to growing perennial crops, to accessing markets, this Visit will educate new and perspective farmers about how to set up a regenerative poultry operation. Learn more and register HERE.

July 28, 2022 4:00PM-6:30PM | Organic Compound Farm Visit:  This Farm Visit will focus on scaling-up a Regenerative Poultry System. This farm has been growing Tree-Range Poultry for 6 years, and the event will focus on the maintenance needed for more established regenerative farms. Registration posted soon (ticketed meal and mixer to follow)

August 11, 2022 2:00PM-4:30PM | Jose Calleja’s Farm Visit: This Farm Visit will focus on growing the Regenerative Poultry Farmer Network. More details and registration posted soon.

Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council Partnership Events

June 8, 2022 4:00PM-6:00PM | “Walk with a Naturalist” Hike at Cannon River Turtle Preserve Scientific Natural Area: Hear CRP staff and DNR Wildlife Biologist Neil Slifka discuss land protection, habitat restoration, and the ecology of the preserve while answering questions and touring the site. If you are thinking about protecting your land or want to learn more about the natural environments of SE Minnesota, we encourage you to attend. Learn more and register HERE.

June 28, 2022 4:00PM-6:00PM | Boyd Sartell Wildlife Management Area Land Addition Acknowledgement: Join us to recognize the value of protecting land and restoring habitat at the new addition to the Boyd Sartell WMA. Talk with previous landowner Roger Stoick, CRP staff, and representatives from the Minnesota DNR, Great River Greening, and the Trust for Public Land about land protection and habitat restoration at this site. If you are thinking about protecting your land or want to learn more about the natural environments of SE Minnesota, we encourage you to attend. Learn more and register HERE.

KernzaFest June 18th, 2022 | Ohuta Park, Lake City MN

On June 18th, the Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance will host KernzaFest, a celebration of our shared watershed resources and Kernza®, a newly developed perennial grain with incredible environmental benefits. Clean River Partners will be a key participant. The event will feature food, music, educational guest speakers, fun activities, and much more! We’re also looking for artists of all kinds to share, exhibit, and sell any of their work related to the themes of water, agriculture, or the environment, and we need you! If you’re interested in sharing your art at this event, please contact Alex Kielty at to register.

Cannon River Watershed Joint Powers Board Soil Health Field Days (Dates TBD)

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Annual Meeting Information

2022 Clean River Partners Annual Meeting

Thursday May 12th, 2022


Clean River Partners Members, do you want to hear what’s new with Clean River Partners? Want to weigh in on new board members and other changes at your favorite clean water nonprofit? Then join us for our Annual Meeting. 

Click here for meeting details

Bylaw Changes and Board Member Elections

CRP Members approve bylaw changes and elect board members at our May Annual Meeting. Please review this information and then cast your vote. If you have any questions, contact Executive Director Kristi Pursell at .

Clean River Partners Monthly Calendar

Image of a waterfall within the Cannon River