About Us


The Urban Ecology Center fosters ecological understanding as inspiration for change,
neighborhood by neighborhood.
Our Environmental Community Centers:

  • Provide outdoor science education for urban youth
  • Protect and use public natural areas, making them safe, accessible and vibrant
  • Preserve and enhance these natural areas and their surrounding waters
  • Promote community by offering resources that support learning, volunteerism,
    stewardship, recreation and camaraderie
  • Practice and model environmentally responsible behaviors

Boy riding his bike along an urban bike path



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ROOT Washington Park

Washington Park

Friday, October 21st

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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ROOT Riverside Park

Riverside Park

Friday, October 21st

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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