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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

April 30, 2017 - May 28, 2017
Watercraft Lending Orientation

Contributing members can borrow our canoes, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards for free! To take advantage of this benefit, become a contributing member, then take this one hour, on land, orientation covering our lending policies and procedures, as well as an overview of the safe use of this equipment. Formerly known as the ‘Water Safety Course’, this orientation is a requirement of our watercraft lending benefit. Sundays 1:00 to 2:00pm / Mondays 6:00 to 7:00pm

May 3, 2017 - May 3, 2017
Michigan Eco-Travel: The Sunset Side. Information Session

Learn the details of our Eco-travel trip to the east coast of one of the world's greatest freshwater resources -- Lake Michigan! Explore natural areas including the iconic Mackinac Island and Sleeping Bear Dunes as we visit the beaches, dunes and lighthouses of Michigan's Lower Peninsula. Oh and we will eat plenty of ice cream and fudge! We will leave Milwaukee aboard the Lake Express ferry on Saturday, August 19th and return on the S.S. Badger via Manitowoc on Friday, August 25th.

May 8, 2017
Introduction to Food Preservation

Discover the benefits and challenges of various food preservation techniques with an emphasis on hot water bath canning. Enjoy this lecture and demonstration (no hands-on work) and bring home plenty of handouts, recipes and helpful tips. This class is the basis for all other canning classes this year. Register by May 5, 5pm.

May 14, 2017 - June 25, 2017
Open Climb

The warmer weather is back and so is Open Climb! Stop by and enjoy climbing our three story rock wall. All equipment is provided and trained belayers are on hand to assist. Each Sunday, May 14 through June 25 (except June 4) 2:00 til 4:00 pm

May 20, 2017 - May 20, 2017
Family Night Out: Skits, Strolls, and Songs

Enjoy an evening of skits performed by costumed characters, a guided nature walk, and songs around the campfire. Some light snacks will be provided. Space is limited. This program is recommended for families with kids ages 4-8 years old. Registration is required by May 18 at 5pm.



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