June 2016

Introducing Matt Karl, MPF’s Business & Administration Manager

June 23, 2016 by Janette Law

The Minneapolis Parks Foundation recently welcomed Matt Karl in the newly-created position of Business and Administration Manager. Matt is responsible for a wide array of office functions, including accounting, budgeting, technology, board support, and human resources. Matt has had a long career in nonprofit accounting and administration, most recently at the American Craft Council. He.....

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News Release: Design Team of Damon Farber Landscape Architects & HGA Recommended for Water Works Mezzanine Phase

June 10, 2016 by Janette Law

Selection Committee of MPRB, Minneapolis Parks Foundation and community representatives recommends design team to Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board of Commissioners, June 15 Minneapolis, Minn. – On Wednesday, June 15, the Board of Commissioners of the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (MPRB) will consider a recommendation to select a design team led by Minneapolis-based Damon.....

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This Sat, June 11: It’s Minne mania and a treasure hunt. Find us at Get Outdoors Day!

June 9, 2016 by Janette Law

MPF is hitting Get Outdoors Day this Saturday, June 11,  at Powderhorn Park, 12 noon to 4pm. This is an awesome free family event co-hosted by some of the most dedicated and knowledgeable outdoor groups in town – Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board, Minnesota DNR, National Park Service, US Fish & Wildlife Service and REI......

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News Release: Join us for a summer 2016 “Minne vacation”!

June 6, 2016 by Janette Law

Popular floating sculpture will take off this summer as go-anywhere printable in #MinneVacation social media campaign Minneapolis, Minn. – With the passing of Memorial Day it’s unofficially summer in Minnesota, and like thousands of Minneapolitans, Minne the Lake Creature (named _[ by her creator, Cameron Gainer) is taking a well-deserved holiday. For the first time.....

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New video: Water Works rainwater reuse plan

June 3, 2016 by Janette Law

Our 2015-2016 Research Assistants in Practice have wrapped up their project for us – diagramming and explaining the planned rainwater reuse system at Water Works. The Water Works rainwater reuse plan will divert rainwater from the sewer system and supply the future Water Works site with some 1.4 million gallons of cleansed H2O for multiple.....

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