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  • Winterfest 2017
    Written by Urban Ecology Center
    Monday, 30 January 2017
    Winterfest 2017

    Winterfest was again a success! Even without snow! During this annual free family festival hosted in Washington Park, the community enjoyed arts, crafts, guided nature walks, and even sled dogs from Door County Sled Dogs. We are deeply grateful for the generosity of our sponsor, Joy Global.

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  • Appreciating Winter - An Outdoor Leader's Story
    Written by Urban Ecology Center
    Thursday, 26 January 2017
    Appreciating Winter - An Outdoor Leader's Story

    The bitter cold of Milwaukee winters makes it difficult for many to stay active and have any interest in leaving the house to enjoy the outdoors.

    Since I joined the Outdoor Leader program at the Urban Ecology Center this summer, I've come to understand that this place can make it possible to have fun outdoors in any weather. I have never considered myself to be a 'winter person,' often opting to stay cuddled up in a blanket on the couch once the temperature drops below 20 degrees.

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