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Forestry Friday
Riverside Park

Friday, April 18th

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Riverside Park Volunteer Orientation
Riverside Park

Friday, April 18th

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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    Whether you are teaching the basics of birds or looking to liven up your after school program, the Center has many opportunities that will excite your students. The following programs are available for all Milwaukee area schools.

    Citizen Science

    Bridging the gap between research and the community is the goal of the Citizen Science program.  If you are interested in involving students in hands-on research, such as bird monitoring or monarch tagging, contact Tim Vargo, Manager of Research and Citizen Science, (414) 964-8050 ext. 116, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

    School Programs at your school or the Urban Ecology Center

    We offer a wide variety of one-time science and environmental education programs for students kindergarten through high school. Our staff will customize an environmental education program or outdoor recreation activity to fit the needs of your group. Hiking, touring our “green” building and recycling are just a few examples of programs that our staff can custom design to fit the needs of your group. Questions? Contact Lesley Sheridan, Community Programs Coordinator, (414) 964-8505, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

    Service Learning

    What can be better than learning by doing?  Help the Urban Ecology Center improve the natural areas of our parks and learn about these important habitats through a service learning project.  Contact Meghan Jones, Volunteer Program Manager, (414) 964-8505 ext. 110, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

    Family Programs

    We offer lots of public programs for families! Check out our Events Calendar to see what we have to offer, including weekend programs.

     

     

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  • 1500 E. Park Pl

    Milwaukee, WI 53211

    (414) 964-8505

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    Monday - Thursday

    9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

    Friday & Saturday

    9 am - 5 pm

    Sunday

    Noon - 5 p.m.

    1859 N. 40th St.

    Milwaukee, WI 53208

    (414) 344-5460

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    Tuesday-Friday

    Noon - 6pm

    Saturdays

    9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    3700 W Pierce St

    Milwaukee, WI 53215

    (414) 431-2940

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    Tuesday - Friday

    Noon - 7 pm

    Saturdays

    9 am - 5 pm