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ANNOUNCEMENT – Greener Milwaukee is happy to announce a new group for Greener Jobs on Linkedin! Please send to friends and family that are looking to join our group. Some the Original members are from Johnson Controls & Alterra Coffee Company. If you are interested in working at these places that promote sustainability and a greener, cleaner Milwaukee. Please join today! HERE
Working Together for a Greener Milwaukee
On April 22nd Milwaukee and cities across the country celebrated Earth Day, a national event inaugurated by Wisconsin’s very own Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970 to promote awareness and appreciation of the environment. Continue reading
Urban Ecology Center Loves Sustainability
In the 1980s, a stroll through Milwaukee’s Riverside Park would have presented a less-than-perfect picture: polluted water, land either abandoned or used for industrial waste disposal, and an active drug trade. Then came the Urban Ecology Center, a grassroots organization formed to prevent crime in the park. Two decades later, the center’s presence, partnership with local organizations, and outreach has led to a social and environmental revitalization in two Milwaukee parks.
More than 65,000 people, often youngsters, annually visit the two UEC locations to participate in outdoor science education classes, learn about ecological practices, or simply hike the nearby trails. “We believe everyone should have access to public assets and feel safe while enjoying green spaces. Our way to achieve that is by providing a community center, available to everyone free of charge, with a focus on environmental education,” explains Beth Fetterley, Urban Ecology Center (UEC) senior director of education and strategic
Five Guiding Principles
Given its mission—to foster ecological practice it in many ways, often but not limited to a focus on the environment.” The center has developed five “guiding lenses” through which it
views all initiatives, activities, and programming: Continue reading
Join Greener Milwaukee and Cafe Luna Lounge TONIGHT and donate to a great cause!
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Hi, this is Ryan Thompson, the Director of Greener Milwaukee. This will happen once a month and will give Green enthusiasts, advocates, artists, growers, and businesses a place to meet socially outside of the educational and more formalized environment of a regular Greener Milwaukee Meetup. AKA this monthly meetup is a place to get drinks, meet friends, and donate to a good cause.
Please note, there will be at least two Greener meetups every month. A social (this one) and an educational one (TBA) Please keep in mind this weekend we are visiting ‘Growing Power on 5500 Silver Spring Dr. at 2-4pm (Saturday – super fun!), Growing Power Tour Details feel free to RSVP.
So if you are asking yourself if you should come or bring a friend, look no further simply by asking yourself this question:
If you can’t make it send someone who can!
Director & Member