Category: Education

NDSU Generates New Discoveries

North Dakota State University students presented their work during 2017 NDSU EXPLORE, an event showcasing undergraduate research and other creative scholarly activities. This fall, four Natural Resources Management students presented their research taking place at World Garden Commons under the advisement of Jack Norland, Associate Professor of NRM. Don Vererka presented what he and Logan…
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November 10, 2017 0
MN State University Moorhead students redesign TFP website

Dragons Launch Improved Website

Minnesota State University Moorhead Graphic Communication students are preparing to launch a website redesign for The Fargo Project and World Garden Commons. Roxy Poole, Brady Schwab and Nathan Long are spending the semester exploring and growing their skills in graphic and technical applications.  Their work is one of many projects lead by Alex Fogarty, Graphic…
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November 6, 2017 0

Explore the World Under One Roof

Pangea-Cultivate Our Cultures 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Saturday, November 18 Hjemkomst Center, Moorhead FREE ADMISSION Pangea is an experience for all the senses: a chorus of colors, flowing fringe, a bite of spice, lace and wood in turn, traditional movement and the sounds of modern music. Best of all, admission is free. Discover delicious…
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November 2, 2017 0

Dragons Provide Creative Solutions

Students of Graphic Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead spend the 2017 fall semester honing their skills in various multimedia design and have chosen World Garden Commons at Rabanus Park as the subject for their projects. The students are tasked with designing interactive digital experiences enhancing the features of World Garden Commons. They are never…
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October 25, 2017 0

Students Practice Stream Restoration

  Members of the Natural Resources Management Club and Wildlife Society at NDSU spent an evening placing rocks in the water near the confluence of the two inlets under the advice of Natural Resources Management Professor, Jack Norland, PhD. The World Garden Commons at Rabanus Park is the stormwater pond restoration pilot for The Fargo…
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October 10, 2017 0

The Fargo Project Research Opportunity

We need your help. Through conversations and interviews, participation in art activities and public events at World Garden Commons, Rabanus Park, many people have contributed to The Fargo Project through community interest and professional association. Some of you have received an email to participate in a survey to determine how people involved in The Fargo Project…
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September 26, 2017 0

Sep 24 – World Café at the World Garden Commons

UPDATE:  – Due to storms forecasted for Sunday, September  24 – the event has been moved to the New American Consortium at 15 21st Street S, Fargo from 1:00-4:00 PM.  Share world music, food, and conversation. It’s an afternoon of friendship, food, and conversation (for adults and kids). DAY: September 14, 2017 TIME: 1:00-4:00 PM…
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September 13, 2017 0

What’s Growing On?

Much of the work at World Garden Commons is to reestablish prairie grass and flowers within the 18-acre stormwater pond. An established prairie can better absorb rainfall, promote soil conservation, provide habitat for animals and is simply beautiful. The Game and Fish Department of North Dakota assembled a guide describing 50 species of prairie wildflowers…
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August 29, 2017 0

08-20 MINI POWWOW

Are you tired of driving 100’s of miles to go to Powwow but still want to dance, sing, or watch? DAY: August 20, 2017 TIME: 1:00 to 4:00 PM TITLE: Mini Pow Wow; WHERE: Rabanus Park 4301 18th Ave So, Fargo Hosted by: Fargo Native American Commission Well, then, come to this Mini-Powwow on Sunday, August…
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August 15, 2017 0

Going Native

In 2012 the Rabanus Park stormwater basin looked like the rest of the stormwater basins in the city: short grass, yellow with dandelions in the spring, and home to a few geese. In short, quite ugly. Today, the World Garden Commons basin is becoming a home to a bouquet of prairie grasses, flowers, pollinators, songbirds,…
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August 9, 2017 0