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Erin Ganzke

Erin Ganzke

Erin Ganzke is the Visitor Services Specialist at the Washington Park Branch. She has her Masters of Science in Freshwater Science from UWM and started at the UEC as a Community Program Educator. Erin enjoys traveling, outdoor sports, and any excuse to get on a lake on her paddleboard.

Thursday, 27 February 2020 10:45

Ice Skating at Washington Park

As a member of the Urban Ecology Center, one of the great perks you have that you can borrow a variety of adventure equipment for your family and friends. This Equipment Lending benefit allows you to have adventurous experiences in our urban parks or wherever you wish to go! While you can borrow snowshoes and cross-county skis at any branch, Washington Park has something unique -- ice skates! And one of the places you can try out our skates is on the Washington Park lagoon; that is, when the ice is thick enough. But how thick is enough?

Monday, 30 September 2019 16:00

Upcycled Autumn Decorations

Autumn is here and so is the craving for new fall decorations!

My grandmother and I share a love for crafting and taking on as many DIY (do-it-yourself) projects as we can. We especially enjoy projects involving the changing seasons and nature because we are always trying to bring nature inside to bring life into our homes and to our projects. In today’s world, it is easy to get wrapped up in the purchasing of new autumn decorations at the store every year because you have an autumn fever, but keep in mind that a materialistic mindset does not support a sustainable lifestyle.

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