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.
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.
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
Groundwork Milwaukee interviews Cynthia Adams-Burrell, garden leader of Community Hands Garden on 24th and Keefe ave
Groundwork Milwaukee's Antoine Carter interviews Fred James, gardener at the Washington Heights garden in 51st and Lloyd on Milwaukee's North side
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).
“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.
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
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.
by Kieth Crum
Groundwork Milwaukee recognized four innovative gardens in its first annual Milwaukee Urban Gardens Strong Roots Awards on Dec. 3.
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.
Four locations; Twin Cities, Milwaukee, Normal, IL, Dubuque, IA 63 hours of training from January to May one weekend per month.
Get the latest information on upcoming events as well as news in the Park People newsletter! This issue includes the following stories:
Get the latest information on upcoming events as well as news in the Groundwork Milwaukee newsletter! This issue includes the following stories:
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.
There are currently no upcoming events for this interest.
|07.11.2017||Sierra Club will be hiring a Milwaukee Organizer||Employment||Great Waters Group - Sierra Club|
|08.08.2017||Volunteer with The Park People||Volunteer||The Park People|
|08.08.2017||Tree Donations||Volunteer||The Park People|
|10.19.2017||Volunteer with The Park People||Volunteer||The Park People|
|11.09.2017||Join Bublr Bikes!||Volunteer||Bublr Bikes|
|12.14.2017||Take action with Reflo||Volunteer||Reflo|
|12.14.2017||Get Involved with Milwaukee Transit Riders Union||Volunteer||Milwaukee Transit Riders Union|