environmental education

Environment
3:34 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

US Forest Service Connects With Milwaukee Youth

Credit US Forest Service / Flickr

Students at most colleges and universities around the state are back in class at this point. For a group of students that spent the summer in Milwaukee, they take back with them lessons learned in developing environmental curricula for young people.

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Environment
12:58 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

Milwaukee's Canopy Encloses Arborists From Across The Globe

This year Milwaukee brought arborists from around the globe together at the International Society of Arboriculture Conference and Trade Show held at the Wisconsin Center.
Credit Jeramey Jannene

This year Milwaukee was host to the annual three day conference for the International Society of Arboriculture. Arborists from around the world traveled to Milwaukee to discuss best practices and share information about how to protect and nurture our urban canopy. And as you might guess, it takes some work to keep it healthy. Local arborists tackle everything from invasive species like the Emerald Ash Borer to everyday stressors like road salt and drought.

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Environment
5:18 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Smokey the Bear and Woodsy Owl Return to Milwaukee for Kids' Exhibit on Nature

"Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home" at the Betty Brinn Children's Museum.
VIP Photography

Though this Wisconsin winter has meant a lot of time cooped up kids, the Betty Brinn Children's Museum has just opened an exhibit that brings the outdoors inside.

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Environment
2:41 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

New Arboretum Helps Milwaukeeans Branch Out into Nature

Rotary Centennial Arboretum
The Hacker Family, Milwaukee, WI

After planning for several years, the 40-acre Rotary Centennial Arboretum opens along the Milwaukee River north of downtown this weekend.

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