URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER PROGRAM CALENDAR

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Public Animal Feeding

Riverside Park 1500 E. Park Pl., Milwaukee, WI

(For everyone) Have you ever seen a a frog grab a cricket with its sticky tongue? Come join our Public Animal Feeding Program on Saturdays from 12-2 PM at Riverside Park to experience all of this and meet our native Wisconsin Animal Ambassadors!

Free

Early Morning Bird Walk at Menomonee Valley

Menomonee Valley 3700 W. Pierce, Milwaukee, WI

Kick-start your day with fresh air and bird song. Interested bird watchers of all ability levels are invited to explore Three Bridges Park for birds with us. Registration required. Meet in front of the Menomonee Valley Urban Ecology Center building.

Free

Riverside Park ROOT (Restoring Our Outdoors Together)

Riverside Park 1500 E. Park Pl., Milwaukee, WI

(For everyone) Join us to improve the biodiversity and ecological integrity of our parks! Activities include invasive species removal, trail work, planting, etc. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Free

Washington Park Young Scientists Club 2022

Washington Park 1859 N. 40th St., Milwaukee

(For children ages 5-12) The Young Scientist Club is full of educational adventures for kids ages 5-12. Construct nature-based arts and crafts, create self-guided research projects, and more. Space is limited, sign-up on site.

$15.00

Sailing Maine Information Session

Virtual program

(For adults and teens) Want to go sailing in 2022? We're exploring and island-hopping through Penobscot Bay in Maine on the oldest schooner in the country. Find out how you can join us!

Free

Early Morning Bird Walk at Washington Park

Washington Park 1859 N. 40th St., Milwaukee

Kick-start your day with fresh air and bird song. Interested bird watchers of all ability levels are invited to explore Washington Park for birds with us. Registration is required. Meet in the parking lot next to the Washington Park UEC building.

Free

Nature Rangers – February 2022

Riverside Park 1500 E. Park Pl., Milwaukee, WI

(For children 5-10 years old) Take on the outdoors as you explore different ecosystems around Riverside Park with us! Registration cost covers the entire month.

$18.00 – $28.00

Winter Valley Explorers

Menomonee Valley 3700 W. Pierce, Milwaukee, WI

(For children 5-12 years old) Do you know a child who is interested in science and nature? Send them to the Menomonee Valley! Every day in Valley Rangers is a new adventure. Fee covers the entire month.

$10.00 – $12.00

Plant Anatomy and Physiology at Menomonee Valley

Menomonee Valley 3700 W. Pierce, Milwaukee, WI

(For adults & teens) What is xylem and phloem? Can trees communicate with each other? How do they survive the winter? Learn topics like this with Caitlin Reinartz, UEC Forester. Prices include all seven classes. Come ready to learn!

$50.00 – $100.00

Cross Country Skiing for Beginners

Riverside Park 1500 E. Park Pl., Milwaukee, WI

(For adults and teens) Don’t get stuck inside this winter – take our beginner's cross country skiing workshop in Riverside Park. Gain the confidence you need to venture out on your own ski journeys! Gear provided. We'll be outside, snow or no snow.

$18.00 – $28.00