Mississippi River Green Team: Growing green careers, improving the urban watershed and creating environmental advocates.

Though the weather was hot and humid, it didn’t slow down the teenage members of the Mississippi River Green Team, who worked diligently while trading friendly, funny banter. The team was completing a project in Theodore Wirth Park in Hennepin County, transforming a hillside that was overgrown with buckthorn and other invasive species into an aesthetically pleasing, landscaped area dominated by native plants.

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