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What We Do

Our objective is to increase community engagement in Science Education, Public Health, and Sustainability.

Science Education

The Science Alive program provides engaging and inspirational science experiences via hands-on educational activities.

Public Health

The new Unleaded program is working to increase awareness and reduce lead exposure by providing information and resources on lead.

Sustainability

The Urban Garden Project is empowering urban communities to be sustainable, healthy, and independent with their food choices.

News

Read about MASA highlights, local science news & policy, and scientists in our community.

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Events

Check the calendar for our upcoming MASA events and events throughout the Milwaukee area.

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Events for August 2018

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Walk and Talk at Menomonee Valley

Summer Tree Identification

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Science Saturdays

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Botany Walks at Riverside Park

Major Wisconsin Plant Families

Major Wisconsin Plant Families

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Summer Tree Identification

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Little Explorers Morning Playgroup

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Terrarium Making Workshop

Science Saturdays

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Artificial Intelligence: Applications for Today and Tomorrow

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Story Time at Discovery World!

Botany Walks at Riverside Park

Firefly Monitoring

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Zoo a la Carte

Summer Tree Identification

MASA Community Meeting

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Zoo a la Carte

Beyond the Book Bag

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Zoo a la Carte

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo at Discovery World!

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Zoo a la Carte

Robert’s Way Remembrance Event

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Unleaded Planning Meeting

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Botany Walks at Riverside Park

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Cultivating Your Voice and Banishing Your Inner Impostor – Workshop for Women in STEM

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Botany Walks at Riverside Park

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Get Involved

Help advocate for science in the Milwaukee Area!

Milwaukee Area Science Advocates (MASA) is 100% volunteer run and relies on passionate and motivated people like you! We’re a friendly group of scientists and science enthusiasts and we’d love your help in the following teams:

  • Community Engagement – event & program planning, writing, tabling
  • Marketing – social media, editing, graphic design
  • Operations – IT, human resources, recruiting
  • Finance – fundraising, bookkeeping, grant writing
  • Event Volunteer – day of event assistance

Please fill out the form below to share how you’re interested in volunteering. Join us at our monthly Community Meeting on the 3rd Thursday of the month at Full of Beans Cafe from 7-9pm!

*We are actively working to accommodate minors - please check back! Volunteers under 18 accompanied by a legal guardian may be considered.