Built Environment

Built Environment

February 13, 2017
The weather has been unseasonably warm so far this month, which maybe isn't a bad thing.  It just means that we haven't had a chance to do the traditional things we'd be doing in January like playing in snow.  Still, there's plenty to do.
February 13, 2017
There is a new book about Milwaukee Parks that was released just last November on Amazon.  The book is titled 101 Things to do in Milwaukee Parks the unofficial guide to greenspaces in and around Milwaukee.  It was writen by Barbara Ali, a local resident and Park People B
February 13, 2017
It's been kind of disappointing with the low amount of snowfall we've had this month.  Even the ice rinks have been unusable in the parks. Frankly, it looks a little more like spring out there right now.

Community Garden Profile: Community Hands Garden

February 8, 2017
Groundwork Milwaukee interviews Cynthia Adams-Burrell, garden leader of Community Hands Garden on 24th and Keefe ave

MUG Garden profiles: Washington Heights Community Garden

February 8, 2017
Groundwork Milwaukee's Antoine Carter interviews Fred James, gardener at the Washington Heights garden in 51st and Lloyd on Milwaukee's North side
February 1, 2017
I was at Doctors Park last week before we had new snow. With water everywhere from snowmelt, I'm sure it is very slippery now, on the stairs and ramps.  Be sure to bring your hiking poles or wear yaktrax (I'm including the link in case you're new to Wisconsin winters).
December 13, 2016
“To give 100,000 rides in one year to our  customers who use mobility devices is a huge vote of confidence in our ability meet their travel needs,” says Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele.
December 1, 2016
Even with the increase, riding transit is still a great way to save money. According to a November report from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), people who ride public transit instead of driving save more than $800 a month. 2017 MCTS Fares

Young Farmers Test Their Tastebuds

February 25, 2016
Groundwork Milwaukee's Junior Young Farmers Program offers elementary and middle school aged youth an opportunity to learn gardening skills from readings and experiential based education.
February 18, 2016
by Kieth Crum
December 20, 2015
Groundwork Milwaukee recognized four innovative gardens in its first annual Milwaukee Urban Gardens Strong Roots Awards on Dec. 3.
December 20, 2015
Groundwork Milwaukee recognized four innovative gardens in its first annual Milwaukee Urban Gardens Strong Roots Awards held Dec. 3, 2015. The event offered an opportunity to highlight leaders on the forefront of transforming Milwaukee’s vacant lots into vibrant community spaces.
December 17, 2015
Four locations; Twin Cities, Milwaukee, Normal, IL, Dubuque, IA 63 hours of training from January to May one weekend per month.
December 12, 2015
Get the latest information on upcoming events as well as news in the Park People newsletter! This issue includes the following stories:
December 10, 2015
Get the latest information on upcoming events as well as news in the Groundwork Milwaukee newsletter! This issue includes the following stories:
November 11, 2015
We are so excited to announce there will be a new Energy Fair (June 17-19) website including an easier registration form that will be ready to accept 2016 exhibitor registrations for MREA Business Members and 2015 Exhibitors on Monday at 8:00 a.m., November 16.
Emerald Evening
September 27, 2018

WasteCap's sixth annual Emerald Evening fundraising gala - Thursday, Sept 27!

We would like to invite everyone to attend WasteCap's sixth annual fundraising gala, The Emerald Evening!