How many trees are in the city of Milwaukee? What deadly disease is currently killing many of our trees? Can you really find out the age of a tree by counting the rings? Where are the most spectacular trees located? Read on to get the skinny on Brew City's trees.
The MKE Plays program, which is helping to transform 12 of the city's most deteriorated playgrounds, will unveil plans for Marcus DeBack Playground during a news event Friday, April 29 hosted by the program's founder, Ald. Michael J. Murphy.
The last Friday of April marks Arbor Day, and to celebrate, Mayor Tom Barrett will help plant trees in a city-owned vacant lot located on the southeast corner of 14th and North at 9 a.m.
Earth Day 2009 is Wednesday, April 22, but there's no need to stand idly by and do nothing until then. If you haven't already begun your eco-friendly deeds this spring, here are a few ways to keep you green and active all week long.