Results tagged with 'riverside park'
Published Sept. 23, 2013
The land between the Urban Ecology Center and the Milwaukee River has been growing greener as a result of the vision of Pieter Godfrey. Godfrey donated four acres of his land adjacent to the river and the UEC to the center to help create the Rotary Centennial Arboretum, which opens this week. The 40-acre stretch of land encompasses Riverside Park, the UEC, a piece of the Oak Leaf Trail and river frontage, and is a refuge for wildlife, nature and urban green space.
Published April 23, 2013
There's really no better place to celebrate Earth Day than at the Urban Ecology Center, but I left asking myself why I wasn't there more often all year round.
Published Dec. 4, 2012
Winter is here (believe it or not), which means it's time to bring the sled down from the rafters and wax up the bottom and make sure the handles are tight. OnMilwaukee.com is happy to provide you with a list of some of the best hills in the county.
Published March 1, 2012
The weather may still feel reminiscent of winter, but folks in Milwaukee are already gearing up for summer and dreaming of fresh, local produce from area farms. And the Urban Ecology Center is helping consumers connect the dots when it comes to sourcing more of their produce locally.
Published Aug. 25, 2011
What does it mean when someone says he or she "eats local"? And how does a person living in Wisconsin eat locally in the wintertime? Find out at the Eat Local Resource Fair, this Saturday, Aug. 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park.
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