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  • Outdoor Leaders on the Green Career Path
    Written by Olivia Raasch
    Friday, 13 May 2022
    Outdoor Leaders on the Green Career Path

    The Outdoor Leader program at the Urban Ecology Center allows youth to get outside, learn about green careers, make friends, and get paid! It is our goal to provide high school students the resources and guidance to make connections within themselves, their communities, and nature. Outdoor Leaders are a part of our Green Career Pathway program, which engages people of all ages, backgrounds, and interests in studies of ecology, volunteerism, environmental justice, and much more.

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  • Membership Highlight: Grace Fuhr
    Written by Urban Ecology Center
    Tuesday, 26 April 2022
    Membership Highlight: Grace Fuhr

    “I enjoy supporting an organization that brings nature to the city!” Grace Fuhr said of her UEC membership. “Our family lives in Riverwest and we often take walks along the Milwaukee River. Having the UEC and Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum across the river is an amazing asset to our community.”

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  • Meet local artists, Brianna Joy Seipel and Hannah Ribbens, and visit their art at our Menomonee Valley branch (art opening, March 11)
    Written by Urban Ecology Center
    Tuesday, 01 March 2022
    Meet local artists, Brianna Joy Seipel and Hannah Ribbens, and visit their art at our Menomonee Valley branch (art opening, March 11)

    As an avid hiker, Brianna Joy Seipel believes in the power of wild spaces to heal, inspire and transform. Inspired by backpacking trips with her husband, Joel, her vibrant oil paintings reveal the expansive beauty of national parks, forests, and wilderness areas. Her work invites us to consider landscapes as “places of refuge” and time outdoors as restorative care for the spirit, mind, and body. 

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