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Environmental educator helps kids "enjoy the beauty of nature"

Published April 8, 2016

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service highlights Elise Myers, an environmental educator at the Urban Ecology Center in Riverside Park. For most of these children, her classes - designed to connect them with nature - provide encounters they almost never have.

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Green luminary: Mandel Group

Published Dec. 4, 2015

To help highlight MMSD Green Luminaries awards, we're focusing on the winners by asking about their practices and new environmental approaches. This month, it's Milwaukee's Mandel Group.

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Green luminary: UW-Milwaukee

Published Oct. 30, 2015

Managing 16.5 million gallons of water a year with green infrastructure, UW-Milwaukee is making great strides reducing water pollution in a heavily urbanized area.

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Milwaukee Riverkeeper releases the 2014 Milwaukee River Basin Report Card

Published Sept. 28, 2015

Today, Milwaukee Riverkeeper released its fifth Annual Milwaukee River Basin Report Card, a detailed summary of the health of the Milwaukee, Menomonee and Kinnickinnic River watersheds. Overall, the Milwaukee River Basin received a C- in 2014, slightly lower than 2013's overall grade of a C, but up from 2011's overall D+.

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JEAN IT OUT NIGHT EVENT

Tomorrow, Saturday, March 19th at 6 p.m. I will be hosting an awesome event to showcase the premiere of my clothing line and the store Jeanerations! This event will be located at 240 N. Milwaukee St. in the Historic Third Ward! Come down for a night of pure fun, relaxation, networking opportuniti...

STUFF STUFF

We dipped into spring for a while before churches chimed midnight on 12/31/10. Spring didn’t lead into summer, instead lead to midwinter mutters, though it wasn’t midwinter. Yes, 2011 began with howls of wind.   Weird weather here, dramatic temperature swings, our first serio...

HOMAGE TO FORAGE

It’s calming to weed the garden. Anyway, it used to be, before this month’s Second Sunday Soup and Salad Salon! Harvey Taylor http://www.harveytaylor.net/index.php, one of my fellow Earth Poets http://www.milwaukeerenaissance.com/EarthPoetsAndMusicians/HomePage, and Susie Krause led...


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