A positive, local response
to climate change
Neighbors addressing climate change
Transition Town — All St. Anthony Park
Smaller Footprint, Stronger Community
We’re neighbors linking up to live responsibly on the Earth. We bring diverse skills— what we accomplish reflects who shows up. Our ideas are as many as the challenges we all face. But they may not yet include yours.
Come, think, work, and celebrate with us!
Our purpose is to raise our neighborhood's understanding of climate change and the limits of fossil fuels, and to foster a positive, community-wide transition to more sustainable ways of life... ASAP. ASAP reminds us that climate change calls for our best efforts, right now. All Saint Anthony Park means South and North; renters and homeowners; newcomers and long-timers; businesses and nonprofits, students and seniors; faith groups, youth groups... all are needed.
FB page: Facebook.com/TransitionASAP
FB group: Transition ASAP
Take the first step: Sign up for our e-news and join the 500 neighbors who keep informed and join in when they can. Email
Do you have time to do more? Send us a note — we’ll connect. Feel free to propose a project or event we can support. Contact Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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to Transition Town ASAP
on our page at GiveMN.
We'll use your dollars to
raise local awareness
of our climate emergency
and the solutions at hand.
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For more events, see the listings on our Facebook page.
Transition Your Money
via ZOOM Wed. April 12, 7–8:30 p.m.
Newcomers, please send an email in advance to Russelle@umn.edu. Monthly meeting: all welcome to help build a sustainable, local economy. Check here for updates. Info.
Transition Town ASAP's
Ideas & Planning Group
via ZOOM Thursday, April 23, 7–8:30 p.m.
Newcomers, please send an email in advance to info@TransitionASAP.org.
Help plan our next projects for a smaller footprint and a stronger community.
Neighborhood cleanup day
Saturday, April 25 at SAP Library
*** Check back here soon for updates ***
We'll announce which, if any, of these activities will go on as planned.
9:30–11:30 am: Neighborhood cleanup, co-hosted by the St. Anthony Park Library and TT-ASAP (part of a citywide effort)
Noon–1:00 pm: Potluck lunch, pollinator resources and conversation with etymologist Margot Monson
1:00 pm: Family-friendly reading of the book Mama Miti: Wangaari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya. Sign up to be involved with a puppet-show adaptation!
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Read Margot Monson's article in the April Park Bugle: "Supporting pollinators, the little things that run the world." See her pollinator slide show here.
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Wanted: Newsletter editor
We need some communications help. Does this sound like you?
You believe in a community approach to the challenge of climate change— and you want to keep learning
You identify with the St. Anthony Park neighborhood
You want to join the inspiring team of volunteers who make up Transition Town - All St. Anthony Park
We're seeking a new editor for our monthly e-newsletter Transition Times ASAP, and we need help to maintain our Facebook page and FB group for discussions. New ideas welcome! No pay, just the rewards of empowering others to act for climate. Send us an email at Communications@TransitionASAP.org.
To understand your ecosystem,
get to know your watershed
In early spring we see the flow of water around us. Our area straddles three local watersheds that feed into the Mississippi. Read Ranae Hanson's article "How Does Your Watershed Flow?" in the March Park Bugle, then explore the resources linked here.
Consider some history. For example, Bridal Veil Falls once flowed free (right: an 1860 photo); today it enters the river through a pipe at the Franklin Avenue Bridge. Learn more about the Historic Waters of the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization.
Compare it to today. Check out the historic and present-day waterbodies of the Capitol Region Watershed District (interactive map).