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Current Land Stewardship Schedule

Week of August 20th - August 25th

Join us this week for ROOT (Restoring Our Outdoors Together) to help increase biodiversity at all three of our branches! Michaela and Jeff both took a Rusty Patch Bumblebee Habitat workshop last week. If you're at our Washington Park or Menomonee Valley sites, as them about it! The lavender hyssop (Agastache foeniculum) in my yard has been covered in big fuzzy bumblebees for the last few weeks!!

Bumble bee on Lavender Hyssop
Lavender Hyssop n bee2

And join our Weekly Botany Walk at our Riverside Park branch on Wednesdays at 9:30am to see what's blooming and what those flowers are attracting. 

Sweet Joe Pye

Joe-pye weed (Eutrochium purpureum), formerly (Eupatorium purpureum)


Join the ROOT times (Restoring Our Outdoors Together) at each of our Urban Ecology Center branches each week to connect to the land and help restore and improve vital habitat and native Wisconsin plant community types!

ROOT Times:

*Please, arrive dressed for the weather in clothes and shoes you don't mind getting dirty. What to expect this week:

Menomonee Valley ROOT: We will be removing invasive species throughout the park to add diversity to our plant communities. Ask Jeff about the Rusty Patch Bumblebee workshop!

Wednesdays 9-11am 
Thursdays 9-11am 

Washington Park ROOT:  Help us improve our biodiversity by removing encroaching invasive species in our native habitat areas this week. Ask Michaela about the Rusty Patch Bumblbee workshop!

Wednesdays 9-11am 

Thursdays 3:30-5:30 pm 

Riverside Park ROOT: Let's keep our nice areas nice by removing invasive species! 

Tuesdays 9-11am; Tuesdays 2-4pm

Fridays 2-4pm

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Early Morning Bird Walks (Washington Park)

Washington Park

Wednesday, August 22nd

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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ROOT - Washington Park

Washington Park

Wednesday, August 22nd

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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