Urban Ecology Center http://wuwm.com en Author Rekindles Story of Century-Long Extinct Passenger Pigeon http://wuwm.com/post/author-rekindles-story-century-long-extinct-passenger-pigeon <p></p><p>The species disappeared in 1914 - author Joel Greenberg hopes to create awareness and broaden interest in conservation.<br /> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Susan Bence 27955 at http://wuwm.com Author Rekindles Story of Century-Long Extinct Passenger Pigeon One City Kid's Journey into Organic Farming http://wuwm.com/post/one-city-kids-journey-organic-farming <p></p><p>Anna Metscher’s evolution spans from “non-vegetable eating” child in Milwaukee; to budding farmer who savors <em>nearly</em> everything fresh from her field. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Susan Bence 26305 at http://wuwm.com One City Kid's Journey into Organic Farming New Arboretum on Milwaukee River Takes Root http://wuwm.com/post/new-arboretum-milwaukee-river-takes-root <p></p><p>We talk with some of the worker bees behind the new Rotary Centennial Arboretum that opened Saturday. It stretches between North Avenue and Locust Street.<br /> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:15:53 +0000 Susan Bence 14349 at http://wuwm.com New Arboretum on Milwaukee River Takes Root Three Bridges Create Park and Sparks of Community http://wuwm.com/post/three-bridges-create-park-and-sparks-community <p>After a decade of collecting buckets of public and private funding, a <a href="http://www.menomoneevalley-fromthegroundup.org/transforming-24-acre-site-into-park--outdoor-classroom.html" target="_blank">24-acre park </a>comes to life in the Menomonee Valley.<br /> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:45:29 +0000 Susan Bence 8610 at http://wuwm.com Three Bridges Create Park and Sparks of Community How Much Weight Can Public Carry in Promoting Great Lakes' Health? http://wuwm.com/post/how-much-weight-can-public-carry-promoting-great-lakes-health <p>The condition of the Great Lakes will receive its fair share of attention over the next few days.<br><br>Tonight in Milwaukee, the EPA is asking for public input on the future of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative – or GLRI.</p><p>Over the last four years, the federally funded program has funneled more than&nbsp; $1 billion into projects such as cleaning up polluted estuaries and combating invasive species.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 16:15:32 +0000 Susan Bence 4541 at http://wuwm.com How Much Weight Can Public Carry in Promoting Great Lakes' Health?