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  • So Much Life!
    Written by Ken Leinbach
    Friday, 02 September 2016
    So Much Life!

    Can a few words ever capture all that the Urban Ecology Center is? Take this real-life experience on the Milwaukee River, for example:

    Full moon. Summer night. A beaver’s tail slapped. The river glistened in the light. Baby ducklings twittered, their silhouettes lined up behind their mother. Bats skimmed the water and two bull frogs competed with a gaa-rumph mating call.

    How do you sum up all that? Or how about this memory:

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  • Intern Stories
    Written by Urban Ecology Center
    Monday, 26 September 2016
    Intern Stories

    Every summer we hire a new batch of interns and every summer we impressed with their ability to teach us new things about the Center. This year we had two Visitor Services Interns whose stories really reminded us of how the simple act of welcoming someone can make a big difference in their life.

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  • A Beautiful Day for a Hike
    Written by Urban Ecology Center
    Wednesday, 21 September 2016
    A Beautiful Day for a Hike

    The Urban Ecology Center hosted our second annual benefit hike, HKE MKE, on Sunday, September 18 and it was a beautiful day for the 2.5 mile hike! Over 400 people of all ages enjoyed the hike along the Milwaukee River Corridor and the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum, participating in interactive stops along the way.

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