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Urban Ecology Center [edit]
1500 E. Park Place
Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 964-8505
www.urbanecologycenter.org/
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The Urban Ecology Center is a neighborhood-based, nonprofit community center featuring classes, exhibits and more about the environment.
 
Upcoming events

Jan. 21, 2017 - Jan. 21, 2017
Birds Of Lake Michigan - Ozaukee County

Starting at Virmond Park in Ozaukee County we will work our way south along Lake Michigan to look for wintering ducks, geese, scoters, grebes and loons. Binoculars and spotting scopes provided. Also, feel free to bring a lunch and stay for the Beak to Tail workshop at 1pm at no extra charge. We will meet at Riverside Park and travel together. For adults | $10 (Nonmembers: $15)

Jan. 26, 2017 - Jan. 26, 2017
Plant Anatomy & Physiology

Mineral Nutrition and Photosynthesis This program is one of a 6-part series. Topics covered in this session include: mineral nutrition, solute transport, photosynthesis 1 and 2. What is the difference between xylem and phloem? How do trees survive the winter? Learn the answer to these questions and more with Caitlin Reinartz, UEC Forester. Price includes all six classes in the series. Come ready to learn! register at: http://urbanecologycenter.org/programs-events-main.html?id=11758&view=event For adults and teens | $100 (Nonmembers: $120) (UEC volunteers: $75) for complete series

Feb. 2, 2017 - Feb. 2, 2017
Plant Anatomy & Physiology - 6 part series

Respiration adn Metabolism Topics covered in this session include: photosynthesis wrap-up, stomatal biology, translocation in phloem, and, respiration, lipid, and metabolism For adults and teens | $100 (Nonmembers: $120) (UEC volunteers: $75) complete series

 
 


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