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

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 8, 2017
MADISON – Governor Scott Walker’s 2017-19 state budget acknowledges Wisconsin’s drinking water crisis and the failure of previous budgets to address it sufficiently.
February 6, 2017
Support LRB 1934: Leading on Lead Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters urges you to support LRB 1934, which is currently circulating for co-sponsorship.
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).
January 23, 2017
Support LRB 0808/1: Right to Know About Lead in Drinking Water at Rental Properties Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters urges you to support LRB 0808/1, which is currently circulating for co-sponsorship.
Pictures of Garden Installation
May 13, 2017 to May 27, 2017

Want to get a garden growing in your backyard? Victory Garden Initiative volunteers will install hundreds of raised garden beds in backyards, front yards, schools, community centers, places of worship, parks- just about anywhere you can imagine!

June 3, 2017

Join us for an evening in nature. Natural Resources Foundation field trip National Trails Day will be celebrated locally with a Milwaukee Greenway hike and paddle in partnership with the Natural Resources Foundation.