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June 2018

From Flowers to Feathers: Bird Habitat for Your Yard

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53211-3587 United States
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Learn about incorporating native plants into your yard, basic principles of design, and how native plants help many wildlife species, especially birds! Join in on presentations from Urban Ecology Center and Western Great Lakes Bird and Bat Observatory, Inc. staff, who look forward to sharing their bird-focued experience and expertise. Native plants will be on sale, so you can start creating habitat in your yard right away! A portion of proceeds from the sale will benefit the UEC. From Flowers…

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Summer Tree Identification

June 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53211-3587 United States
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Learn how to identify native trees! By the end of this series, you'll be able to identify most trees native to southeast Wisconsin. Led by UEC Forester Caitlin Reinartz. Dress for the weather — we'll be going outside! June 21 - Learn the Basics June 28 - The Oaks July 5 - The Maples and Ashes July 12 - The Walnuts, Hickories, Beech and, Sycamore July 19 - The Birch Family July 26 - The Poplars/Aspens and The Elms August…

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July 2018

Summer Tree Identification

July 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53211-3587 United States
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Learn how to identify native trees! By the end of this series, you'll be able to identify most trees native to southeast Wisconsin. Led by UEC Forester Caitlin Reinartz. Dress for the weather — we'll be going outside! June 21 - Learn the Basics June 28 - The Oaks July 5 - The Maples and Ashes July 12 - The Walnuts, Hickories, Beech and, Sycamore July 19 - The Birch Family July 26 - The Poplars/Aspens and The Elms August…

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Major Wisconsin Plant Families

July 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on June 13, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on July 11, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on August 8, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on September 12, 2018 at 5:30pm

Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53211-3587 United States
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$10

This summer, get to know Wisconsin's major native plant families! Join us for the whole series (or drop in class by class) and learn about basic plant characteristics, terminology, and identifying characteristics of a new native plant family each week. Sessions take place on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at UEC's Riverside Park branch: May 9 - Lily and Mustard June 13 - Rose and Parsley July 11 - Legume and Mint August 8 - Grasses and Milkweed…

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Major Wisconsin Plant Families

July 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 12, 2018

Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53211-3587 United States
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This summer, get to know Wisconsin's major native plant families! Join us for the whole series (or drop in class by class) and learn about basic plant characteristics, terminology, and identifying characteristics of a new native plant family each week. Sessions take place on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at UEC's Riverside Park branch: May 9 - Lily and Mustard June 13 - Rose and Parsley July 11 - Legume and Mint August 8 - Grasses and Milkweed…

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Little Explorers Morning Playgroup

July 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 1, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on July 12, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on August 10, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 14, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on October 12, 2018 at 11:00am

Urban Ecology Center – Menomonee Valley, 3700 W Pierce St
Milwaukee, WI 53215 United States
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Preschool is the age of discovery and we’re here to help your kids learn and explore! Join us on the 2nd Friday of the month for our preschool playgroup. We have activities (including our secret slide) specifically designed to engage the senses of children ages 4 and under. For children ages 4 and under | Free - donations appreciated Register→ https://bit.ly/2EpMldU

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Summer Tree Identification

July 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53211-3587 United States
+ Google Map

Learn how to identify native trees! By the end of this series, you'll be able to identify most trees native to southeast Wisconsin. Led by UEC Forester Caitlin Reinartz. Dress for the weather — we'll be going outside! June 21 - Learn the Basics June 28 - The Oaks July 5 - The Maples and Ashes July 12 - The Walnuts, Hickories, Beech and, Sycamore July 19 - The Birch Family July 26 - The Poplars/Aspens and The Elms August…

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Summer Tree Identification

July 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53211-3587 United States
+ Google Map

Learn how to identify native trees! By the end of this series, you'll be able to identify most trees native to southeast Wisconsin. Led by UEC Forester Caitlin Reinartz. Dress for the weather — we'll be going outside! June 21 - Learn the Basics June 28 - The Oaks July 5 - The Maples and Ashes July 12 - The Walnuts, Hickories, Beech and, Sycamore July 19 - The Birch Family July 26 - The Poplars/Aspens and The Elms August…

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Summer Tree Identification

July 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53211-3587 United States
+ Google Map

Learn how to identify native trees! By the end of this series, you'll be able to identify most trees native to southeast Wisconsin. Led by UEC Forester Caitlin Reinartz. Dress for the weather — we'll be going outside! June 21 - Learn the Basics June 28 - The Oaks July 5 - The Maples and Ashes July 12 - The Walnuts, Hickories, Beech and, Sycamore July 19 - The Birch Family July 26 - The Poplars/Aspens and The Elms August…

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August 2018

Walk and Talk at Menomonee Valley

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on August 2, 2018 at 12:00pm

Urban Ecology Center – Menomonee Valley, 3700 W Pierce St
Milwaukee, WI 53215 United States
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$10

Join our branch manager, Glenna, to explore both our building and Three Bridges Park – two locations uniquely connected to Milwaukee’s past and well-positioned to thrive in its future. Learn why the building has an old bar for a reception desk, how a railroad yard became a vibrant city park and some history on the area’s inspirational transformations! For adults | $5 (Nonmembers: $10)

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Summer Tree Identification

August 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53211-3587 United States
+ Google Map

Learn how to identify native trees! By the end of this series, you'll be able to identify most trees native to southeast Wisconsin. Led by UEC Forester Caitlin Reinartz. Dress for the weather — we'll be going outside! June 21 - Learn the Basics June 28 - The Oaks July 5 - The Maples and Ashes July 12 - The Walnuts, Hickories, Beech and, Sycamore July 19 - The Birch Family July 26 - The Poplars/Aspens and The Elms August…

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Major Wisconsin Plant Families

August 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 13, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on July 11, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on August 8, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on September 12, 2018 at 5:30pm

Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53211-3587 United States
+ Google Map
$10

This summer, get to know Wisconsin's major native plant families! Join us for the whole series (or drop in class by class) and learn about basic plant characteristics, terminology, and identifying characteristics of a new native plant family each week. Sessions take place on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at UEC's Riverside Park branch: May 9 - Lily and Mustard June 13 - Rose and Parsley July 11 - Legume and Mint August 8 - Grasses and Milkweed…

Find out more »

Major Wisconsin Plant Families

August 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 12, 2018

Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53211-3587 United States
+ Google Map

This summer, get to know Wisconsin's major native plant families! Join us for the whole series (or drop in class by class) and learn about basic plant characteristics, terminology, and identifying characteristics of a new native plant family each week. Sessions take place on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at UEC's Riverside Park branch: May 9 - Lily and Mustard June 13 - Rose and Parsley July 11 - Legume and Mint August 8 - Grasses and Milkweed…

Find out more »

Summer Tree Identification

August 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53211-3587 United States
+ Google Map

Learn how to identify native trees! By the end of this series, you'll be able to identify most trees native to southeast Wisconsin. Led by UEC Forester Caitlin Reinartz. Dress for the weather — we'll be going outside! June 21 - Learn the Basics June 28 - The Oaks July 5 - The Maples and Ashes July 12 - The Walnuts, Hickories, Beech and, Sycamore July 19 - The Birch Family July 26 - The Poplars/Aspens and The Elms August…

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Little Explorers Morning Playgroup

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 1, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on July 12, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on August 10, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 14, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on October 12, 2018 at 11:00am

Urban Ecology Center – Menomonee Valley, 3700 W Pierce St
Milwaukee, WI 53215 United States
+ Google Map

Preschool is the age of discovery and we’re here to help your kids learn and explore! Join us on the 2nd Friday of the month for our preschool playgroup. We have activities (including our secret slide) specifically designed to engage the senses of children ages 4 and under. For children ages 4 and under | Free - donations appreciated Register→ https://bit.ly/2EpMldU

Find out more »

Summer Tree Identification

August 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53211-3587 United States
+ Google Map

Learn how to identify native trees! By the end of this series, you'll be able to identify most trees native to southeast Wisconsin. Led by UEC Forester Caitlin Reinartz. Dress for the weather — we'll be going outside! June 21 - Learn the Basics June 28 - The Oaks July 5 - The Maples and Ashes July 12 - The Walnuts, Hickories, Beech and, Sycamore July 19 - The Birch Family July 26 - The Poplars/Aspens and The Elms August…

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September 2018

Major Wisconsin Plant Families

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 13, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on July 11, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on August 8, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on September 12, 2018 at 5:30pm

Urban Ecology Center – Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53211-3587 United States
+ Google Map
$10

This summer, get to know Wisconsin's major native plant families! Join us for the whole series (or drop in class by class) and learn about basic plant characteristics, terminology, and identifying characteristics of a new native plant family each week. Sessions take place on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at UEC's Riverside Park branch: May 9 - Lily and Mustard June 13 - Rose and Parsley July 11 - Legume and Mint August 8 - Grasses and Milkweed…

Find out more »

Little Explorers Morning Playgroup

September 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 1, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on July 12, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on August 10, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 14, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on October 12, 2018 at 11:00am

Urban Ecology Center – Menomonee Valley, 3700 W Pierce St
Milwaukee, WI 53215 United States
+ Google Map

Preschool is the age of discovery and we’re here to help your kids learn and explore! Join us on the 2nd Friday of the month for our preschool playgroup. We have activities (including our secret slide) specifically designed to engage the senses of children ages 4 and under. For children ages 4 and under | Free - donations appreciated Register→ https://bit.ly/2EpMldU

Find out more »
October 2018

Little Explorers Morning Playgroup

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 1, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on July 12, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on August 10, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 14, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on October 12, 2018 at 11:00am

Urban Ecology Center – Menomonee Valley, 3700 W Pierce St
Milwaukee, WI 53215 United States
+ Google Map

Preschool is the age of discovery and we’re here to help your kids learn and explore! Join us on the 2nd Friday of the month for our preschool playgroup. We have activities (including our secret slide) specifically designed to engage the senses of children ages 4 and under. For children ages 4 and under | Free - donations appreciated Register→ https://bit.ly/2EpMldU

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