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 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 7, 2019
Coffee and Canoe

What better way to enjoy your Sunday morning than to sip on coffee and canoe down the Milwaukee River? Meet us at the Rowing Club (1990 N. Commerce Street) and we’ll have morning beverages and treats to get you fueled up. See you on the river! Sundays: June 16, July 7 and 28, August 25. 9 am until 11:30 am For adults and teens | Program Cost: $36 | Member Discount: $25 | Price Break: $17

July 8, 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 12, 2019
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! For adults ages 21 or older | Program Cost: $40 | Member Discount: $30 | Price Break: $20

July 21, 2019
Coffee and Canoe

What better way to enjoy your Sunday morning than to sip on coffee and canoe down the Milwaukee River? Meet us at the Rowing Club (1990 N. Commerce Street) and we’ll have morning beverages and treats to get you fueled up. See you on the river! Sundays: June 16, July 7 and 28, August 25. 9 am until 11:30 am For adults and teens | Program Cost: $36 | Member Discount: $25 | Price Break: $17



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