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The 2014 Twin Cities Bike Week is may 4 -11. Residents are encouraged to leave the car at home and hop on a bike for one day or all week.There will be events with parties, food, and entertainment for all.

The sun is out and the grass is green Minnesotans! Let’s leave the Polar Vortex behind and enjoy our community on two wheels!

 

 

 

 

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  • Do you ride your bike or horse on mulit-use trails? Please respect the trail and each other. Bikers please yield to horses!!! Reports of accidents involving mountain bikers and equestrians on multi-use trails. http://fellsforever.org/…/mountain-biking-accident-reports…/

  • Check out our Green Ideas & Ham event tomorrow morning about protecting clean water! https://www.facebook.com/events/1547748965459458/

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    Join us for another Green Ideas and Ham breakfast forum on November 18th! Whether it’s getting drinking water from the Mississippi River, fishing in one of our 10,000 lakes, or sightseeing along Lake Superior, clean water is extremely important to Minnesota. Unfortunately, not all our waters are getting the protections they deserve. Loopholes in the Clean Water Act have left nearly 47,000 miles of streams in Minnesota, and over 2 million across the country, not guaranteed protection under the law. We hope you'll join us to discuss what these loopholes mean for clean water, and what we can do about it! We'll hear from local experts on the EPA's proposed rule to close these loopholes. Speaking on why clean water is so important to wildlife is local expert Gary Botzek, Executive Director of the Minnesota Conservation Federation. Doug Norris, Wetlands Program Coordinator for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, will also speak about what the clean water rule will mean here in Minnesota. RSVP to attend the event: http://www.webaction.org/site/Survey?ACTION_REQUIRED=URI_ACTION_USER_REQUESTS&SURVEY_ID=86984 We look forward to seeing you at the Red Stag on November 18th!

  • St. Paul Open Streets is coming up in a few weeks. Let them know if you can volunteer some time.

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    St. Paul Open Streets University Avenue Sunday, September 21 Noon – 4 pm (more) Open Streets events bring together families, neighbors and friends to... more.

  • Are you busy Thursday evening? If not, enjoy a guided ride through beautiful Fridley! Stop by the City of Fridley Active Transportation & Commute Solutions information tent at the Fridley Northstar Station (East River Road side) between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. for some great swag, light refreshment and chance to win a headlamp! Meet at the tent at 5:10 p.m. to participate in the guided ride of the Mississippi River Trail (MRT) and Rice Creek Trail. Riders of all ages and skill levels welcome! Questions? Contact Kay Qualley, City of Fridley 763-572-3549

  • Save the date for the Bicyclists' Biergarten at the GAI's Deutsche Tage (German Days)! Saturday, June 14 from 11am-5pm, get half-price beer and other specials if you arrive by bike or public transit. Bike on over to the Germanic-American Institute at 301 Summit Avenue in St. Paul for authentic Deutsche Tage!

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