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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.
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 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 12, 2015
Get the latest information on upcoming events as well as news in the Park People newsletter! This issue includes the following stories:
October 1, 2015
As we approach the end of the Oak Leaf Discovery Tour (Oct. 8th) please remember to register your passport by either: Dropping it off at one of the following locations: Any Wheel and Sprocket location Rainbow Jersey Bike Shop South Shore Cyclery Johnson's Cycles
August 26, 2015
Get the latest information on upcoming events as well as news in the Park People newsletter! This issue includes the following stories:
August 14, 2015
Get your "new for 2015" full sized color map of the Oak Leaf Trail complete with all Parks and Parkways! This 24"X36" map is your guide to recreational opportunities on land and water in Milwaukee County. Included on the map are:
August 13, 2015
The Marquette Law School and the Public Policy Forum recently unveiled a funding calculator that can assist in the critical discussion of funding solutions for Milwaukee County's Parks and supported cultural facilities.
July 9, 2015
This past weekend the people of America celebrated our victory over British tyranny. With Independence came the ability to form a representative government-of the people, by the people and for the people.
May 11, 2015
The Park People is a board comprised of volunteer board members who share a passion for the parks and a willingness to make the parks better for today, tomorrow and future generations. We are seeking two new board members.
May 11, 2015
Get the latest information on upcoming events as well as news in the Park People newsletter! This issue includes the following stories: New Milwaukee County Trails and Park Guide Maps are Popular Items Spring into Action Annual Friends Group Gathering, April 23, 2015 Weed-Out! 2015 Friends Group of the Year - Friends of Estabrook Park
March 28, 2015
Last Tuesday the Parks Energy & Environment Committee, (PE&E), of the County Board pushed through a resolution that can be described at best as bizarre!
Oak Leaf Discovery Tour
March 18, 2015
Join The Park People as we launch the forth annual Oak Leaf Discovery Tour Passport event which starts on May 1st. This event goes on all summer long and starts with your purchase of the Oak Leaf Discovery Tour Passport.
February 27, 2015
Get the latest information on upcoming events as well as news in the Park People newsletter! This issue includes the following stories: President's Perspective The Park People (TPP) Continues to Serve as a Conduit for Charitable Donations for our Parks With a Little Help From Our Friends Friends Group Spotlight
December 9, 2014
With the holidays in full swing and the end of the year just around the corner, we’re excited to share some breaking news.