manure pollution
July 5, 2017
The Wisconsin State Assembly passed Assembly Bill 226 yesterday – a big step towards passing this bill into law.
May 31, 2017
THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS- COMPOST CRUSADER HAS A NEW BUILDING!                   Melissa Tashjian, president of Compost Crusader, and Matthew
May 30, 2017
While not as flashy as solar or wind technology, energy efficiency is one of the most cost-effective and powerful tools for helping cities mitigate and adapt to climate change. The cheapest and cleanest power? The kind you don’t need to produce in the first place.
Fondy Park
May 30, 2017
A new green space is taking root in Milwaukee. Mayor Tom Barrett unveiled plans this week to transform a vacant lot next to the Fondy Farmers Market into a storm water park and gathering space for local residents.
May 30, 2017
The city of Milwaukee is already known as the Fresh Coast and aspires to lap up attention as a freshwater hub. Now it’s looking for a new name to cement its reputation as an area open to innovation and attractive to millennials.
May 2, 2017
Wisconsin should increase the amount of renewable energy in our state to reduce air and water quality pollution from burning fossil fuels. Currently the state is meeting its ten percent renewable energy goal that was established in 2005.  Wisconsin was one of the lowest percentage targe
May 2, 2017
All water is connected.  When groundwater is depleted, all water users—businesses, municipalities, farmers, fishermen, boaters, waterfront property owners, and more—pay the price. SB 76 would limit the ability of the DNR to address groundwater overpumping in critical areas by granting “
May 2, 2017
Wisconsin currently honors the sacrifice of our resident disabled veterans by offering reduced rates for fishing and hunting licenses. In addition, Wisconsin exempts anyone in active service with the U.S.
February 14, 2017
Preserve Our Parks applauds the Milwaukee Art Museum Board along with Executive Director Dan Keegan, Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, and the County Executive on their recently announced agreement to sell O'Donnell Park and the Art Museum facilities to the Milwaukee Art Museum.  The de
February 14, 2017
Alarmed by the number of building projects once planned for Milwaukee's lakefront, POP spearheaded opposition and succeeded in quashing several of them.  The projects lacked coordination and there was myopia about the paving, parking, car congestion and visual mishmash they'd produce -- not
February 14, 2017
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February 14, 2017
Badly needed is a dedicated funding source that can't be raided to help cover state-mandated expenses and rising costs of other County programs. Two remedies are being discussed: A half-percent sales tax assessment, like the one for the Miller Park stadium, and
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
February 01, 2018 to November 30, 2018

Join our land management team in restoration activities along the Milwaukee River. Volunteers meet and work alongside other individuals passionate about the natural world and preserving its integrity.

Postedsort descending Opportunity Type Member
05.19.2017 All Riveredge Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer Milwaukee Environmental Consortium
05.19.2017 Teacher Naturalist Riveredge Nature Center Volunteer Milwaukee Environmental Consortium
05.19.2017 Interpretive Naturalist Riveredge Nature Center Volunteer Milwaukee Environmental Consortium
05.19.2017 Camp Counselor River Edge Nature Center Volunteer Milwaukee Environmental Consortium
05.19.2017 Habitat Healers at Riveredge Nature Center Volunteer Milwaukee Environmental Consortium
05.19.2017 Desk Receptionist at Riveredge Nature Center Volunteer Milwaukee Environmental Consortium
05.19.2017 Eagle Project Volunteers at Riveredge Nature Center Volunteer Milwaukee Environmental Consortium
05.22.2017 Waukesha County Land Conservancy Volunteering Volunteer Milwaukee Environmental Consortium
07.11.2017 Sierra Club will be hiring a Milwaukee Organizer Employment Great Waters Group - Sierra Club
07.12.2017 Wisconsin League of Conservative Voters Volunteer Volunteer Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters
08.02.2017 Chiwaukee Prairie Reservation Fund Volunteer Employment Milwaukee Environmental Consortium
08.08.2017 Volunteer with The Park People Volunteer The Park People
08.08.2017 Tree Donations Volunteer The Park People
08.23.2017 Volunteer with Revitalize Milwaukee Volunteer Milwaukee Environmental Consortium
10.11.2017 Steering Circle Invitation Volunteer Friends of Milwaukee's Downtown Forest
10.17.2017 Volunteer with Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Volunteer Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters
10.19.2017 Volunteer with The Park People Volunteer The Park People
11.02.2017 Volunteer with River Revitalization Foundation Volunteer River Revitalization Foundation
12.16.2017 Victory Garden Initiative is hiring for internships!! Internship Victory Garden Initiative