Urban Ecology Center

Environment
10:00 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Author Rekindles Story of Century-Long Extinct Passenger Pigeon

The species disappeared in 1914 - author Joel Greenberg hopes to create awareness and broaden interest in conservation.

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Environment
10:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

One City Kid's Journey into Organic Farming

Annna Metscher (center) and partners Alissa Moore and Joseph Dittman

Anna Metscher’s evolution spans from “non-vegetable eating” child in Milwaukee; to budding farmer who savors nearly everything fresh from her field.

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Environment
12:15 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

New Arboretum on Milwaukee River Takes Root

Arboretum project director Aaron Zeleske

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.

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Environment
10:45 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Three Bridges Create Park and Sparks of Community

Plants are just beginning to take root as Three Bridges Park opens.

After a decade of collecting buckets of public and private funding, a 24-acre park comes to life in the Menomonee Valley.

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Environment
11:15 am
Thu May 30, 2013

How Much Weight Can Public Carry in Promoting Great Lakes' Health?

Restoration initiative designed to leave healthier Great Lakes for next generation.

The condition of the Great Lakes will receive its fair share of attention over the next few days.

Tonight in Milwaukee, the EPA is asking for public input on the future of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative – or GLRI.

Over the last four years, the federally funded program has funneled more than  $1 billion into projects such as cleaning up polluted estuaries and combating invasive species.

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