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As Three Rivers Board Chair, I am proud of what we have accomplished over the years, and remain committed to connecting people with nature through collaborative partnerships, long-term environmental stewardship and fiscally responsible management. I am particularly excited about our recent initiatives to bring more of Three Rivers’ exceptional recreation and natural resources programs into our communities, especially for children and seniors.

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We officially inaugurated our Parks on the Go program with the launch of Three Rivers' new community outreach van. Donated by the Three Rivers Foundation, the van is what I call our "bookmobile with a live owl!" We hope to put a lot of miles on it visiting community festivals,...

Experience what our future Twin Lakes Regional Trail will be like through Brooklyn Center! On Saturday, July 25th from 10am-3pm, Three Rivers, the City of Brooklyn Center, and Hennepin County will host an Active Living Demonstration Project on 57th Ave. North in Brooklyn Center. A temporary installation of the Twin...

Reflecting Three Rivers' commitment to equity and community outreach, our Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park Master Planning webpage is now available in four languages: English, Somali, Hmong, and Spanish. In addition, several self-guided engagement efforts will be translated and interpreters will be used when engaging with non-English speaking community and...

Here's how our newest partnership will expand Three Rivers services for Robbinsdale and Golden Valley residents. As one local official said, "This is how government should work!"  

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John Gunyou
Three Rivers Parks Board Chair