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

July 20, 2018
Grown Up Summer Camp

Summer Camp isn’t just for kids! Here’s an evening of summer camp fun… with a twist! Rock climbing, paddling, campfire s'mores, plus a beer tasting and education station with New Belgium Brewing Company beer. Must be 21 or older in order to participate. Registration starts at 5:30pm and camp officially starts at 6pm!

Aug. 6, 2018 - Aug. 6, 2018
Home Funerals and Natural Burials

Are you curious about greener alternatives at the end of life? Talking about your funeral plans can be a bit touchy, but we're here to help. As well as discussing home funerals, we will compare the environmental impact of cremation, embalming, conventional burial and natural burial. By the end of this workshop, you will be better positioned to make more meaningful and environmentally sustainable end-of-life choices. For adults | $3 (Nonmembers: $5)

 
 


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