Urban Ecology Center [edit]
1500 E. Park Place
Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 964-8505
www.urbanecologycenter.org/
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The Urban Ecology Center is a neighborhood-based, nonprofit community center featuring classes, exhibits and more about the environment.
 
Upcoming events

June 21, 2019
Family Night Out: Summer Night Hike & Campfire

Summer’s wrapping up! Stay in town, get your hiking shoes and marshmallows ready, bring the kids and join us for an adventurous night out at Riverside Park! For adults and accompanied children (children under 2 years old are free) | Program Cost: $21 | Member Discount: $15 | Price Break: $10

June 24, 2019 - Aug. 26, 2019
Canoe & Brew

Take advantage of Milwaukee’s amazing summer months by exploring the city from canoe! We’ll meet at Rowing Club (1990 N. Commerce Street) and spend a couple hours on the river. After the canoe we’ll walk over to Lakefront Brewery for cold beverages and cheers to a great paddle! Price includes two beverages. Participants must be 21+. See you on the river! Mondays: June 10 and 24, July 8 and 22, August 5, 19 and 26. 6pm until 9pm. For adults 21 and older | Price: Program Cost: $45 | Member Discount: $35 | Price Break: $25

June 27, 2019
Firefly Monitoring Kickoff Celebration

Whether you call them Fireflies or Lightning Bugs, members of the Family Lampyridae are truly fascinating! Participate in this summer's joint firefly monitoring project with the Milwaukee Public Museum. Please register in advance. For everyone | Free - donations appreciated

July 1, 2019 - Aug. 26, 2019
Canoe & Brew

Take advantage of Milwaukee’s amazing summer months by exploring the city from canoe! We’ll meet at Rowing Club (1990 N. Commerce Street) and spend a couple hours on the river. After the canoe we’ll walk over to Lakefront Brewery for cold beverages and cheers to a great paddle! Price includes two beverages. Participants must be 21+. See you on the river! Mondays: June 10 and 24, July 8 and 22, August 5, 19 and 26. 6pm until 9pm. For adults 21 and older | Price: Program Cost: $45 | Member Discount: $35 | Price Break: $25

July 8, 2019 - Aug. 26, 2019
Canoe & Brew

Take advantage of Milwaukee’s amazing summer months by exploring the city from canoe! We’ll meet at Rowing Club (1990 N. Commerce Street) and spend a couple hours on the river. After the canoe we’ll walk over to Lakefront Brewery for cold beverages and cheers to a great paddle! Price includes two beverages. Participants must be 21+. See you on the river! Mondays: June 10 and 24, July 8 and 22, August 5, 19 and 26. 6pm until 9pm. For adults 21 and older | Price: Program Cost: $45 | Member Discount: $35 | Price Break: $25



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