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Riverside Park

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1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
(414) 964-8505 https://urbanecologycenter.org/our-branches/riverside-park.html

Our Riverside Park branch is located at Milwaukee County’s Riverside Park between the Riverwest and East Side communities, one of the most populated and diverse areas in Milwaukee.

January 2021

Cross Country Skiing for Beginners and Hike – SOLD OUT

January 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
$18.00 – $28.00

(For adults and children over 7) Don’t get stuck inside this winter - give cross-country skiing a try! We’ll provide the gear and the instruction that’ll have you hitting the slopes in no time. We will be taking a hike snow or no snow.

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Members Only Virtual Book Club – Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown

January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free – $11.00

Start the new year off with a great read! "Emergent Strategy" provides a framework for social and environmental change that is rooted in the wonder of nature. Members Only event. To see if your membership is current, call 414-626-8568.

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Early Morning Bird Walk at Riverside Park – REGISTRATION REQUIRED

January 28 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free

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

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The Crow – Backyard Naturalist Season 2 Episode lucky 13

January 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free – $10.00

This bird deserves it’s own season – or at least a miniseries, but we’ll do our best to pack the best crow stories into one episode. Join us as we take a closer look at one of the most iconic and intelligent dinosaur descendants!

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Snowshoeing for Beginners and Hike – SOLD OUT

January 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
$18.00 – $28.00

(For adults and children over 7) Learn the basics of snowshoeing and enjoy snowy hikes this winter! We’ll provide the gear and the instruction that will have you enjoying the snow in no time. We will be taking a hike snow or no snow.

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February 2021

Balancing Art at Riverside Park

February 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
$18.00 – $25.00

(For adults and teens) Join us at Riverside Park for a slow morning hike to talk about the division between our daily lives and nature. Then we’ll come together to create small sculptures to maybe mark some new intentions for re-connections.

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Early Morning Bird Walk at Riverside Park – REGISTRATION REQUIRED

February 4 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free

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

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Virtual – Herbal Tea from Native Plants

February 4 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free

(For adults) Welcome to the world of tea. Did you know there are plants growing in your backyard that you can use to make tea? In this online class we will learn how to identify and make herbal teas from those plants.

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Snow Fleas falling on Cedars – Backyard Naturalist Season 2 – Episode 14

February 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free – $10.00

(For everyone) The last thing you expect to find are insects and their relatives in winter, yet it is the best time to look for snow fleas! Luckily we can explore the wonders of snow fleas from the warmth of the places we’re staying at!

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Virtual Author Visit – Land of Snow by Anders Morley

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free – $10.00

(For everyone) Anders Morley dreamed of going on a significant adventure, something bold and of his own design. And so he decided to strap on cross-country skis to travel across Canada in the winter alone. Reading co-hosted with Boswell Books.

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Early Morning Bird Walk at Riverside Park – REGISTRATION REQUIRED

February 11 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free

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

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Virtual Naturalist Trivia Night – All about Owls

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free

Come join us for a fun evening of nature based trivia with a special round on this month’s Yardversity (documenting the biodiversity in our backyards) theme: All about Owls. Create a team, join one or play solo!

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Owls – Designed For Darkness – Guest Yardversity lecture by Schlitz Audubon staff

February 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free – $10.00

(For everyone) Do all owls hoot? Do all owls eat mice? The owl ambassadors of Schlitz Audubon will answer these questions and more as they provide first-hand encounters with these rarely seen raptors.

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Cross Country Skiing for Beginners and Hike – SOLD OUT

February 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
$18.00 – $28.00

(For adults and children over 7) Don’t get stuck inside this winter - give cross-country skiing a try! We’ll provide the gear and the instruction that’ll have you hitting the slopes in no time. We will be taking a hike snow or no snow.

Find out more »

Early Morning Bird Walk at Riverside Park – REGISTRATION REQUIRED

February 18 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free

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

Find out more »

Bird Irruption Years – Once in a Blue Winter

February 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free – $10.00

(For everyone) Have you wondered why some years it seems like there is a seemingly random surge of uncommon birds like redpolls, grosbeaks, and other birds in one winter and the next – they are absent? Join as we discuss this phenomenon!

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Early Morning Bird Walk at Riverside Park – REGISTRATION REQUIRED

February 25 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free

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

Find out more »

Searching for Sugar Maple – Backyard Naturalist Season 2 – Episode 15

February 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free – $10.00

(For everyone) It’s the time of year when freezing nights and warmer days are the prime for the sugar maple sap pump – which leads to syrup as well as stories about the ecological and cultural role this tree plays in our forests and backyards.

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5pm Members Only Candlelight Walk

February 27 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free – $11.00

(For everyone) Join us for a special Members Only event in Riverside Park where you’ll find the trails illuminated by hundreds of candles. Go at your own pace to enjoy the candlelit park, cozy fires to warm your mitts and s'mores.

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5 30pm Members Only Candlelight Walk

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free – $11.00

(For everyone) Join us for a special Members Only event in Riverside Park where you’ll find the trails illuminated by hundreds of candles. Go at your own pace to enjoy the candlelit park, cozy fires to warm your mitts and s'mores.

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6pm Members Only Candlelight Walk

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free – $11.00

(For everyone) Join us for a special Members Only event in Riverside Park where you’ll find the trails illuminated by hundreds of candles. Go at your own pace to enjoy the candlelit park, cozy fires to warm your mitts and s'mores.

Find out more »

6 30pm Members Only Candlelight Walk

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free – $11.00

(For everyone) Join us for a special Members Only event in Riverside Park where you’ll find the trails illuminated by hundreds of candles. Go at your own pace to enjoy the candlelit park, cozy fires to warm your mitts and s'mores.

Find out more »

7pm Members Only Candlelight Walk

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free – $11.00

(For everyone) Join us for a special Members Only event in Riverside Park where you’ll find the trails illuminated by hundreds of candles. Go at your own pace to enjoy the candlelit park, cozy fires to warm your mitts and s'mores.

Find out more »

7 30pm Members Only Candlelight Walk

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free – $11.00

(For everyone) Join us for a special Members Only event in Riverside Park where you’ll find the trails illuminated by hundreds of candles. Go at your own pace to enjoy the candlelit park, cozy fires to warm your mitts and s'mores.

Find out more »

8pm Members Only Candlelight Walk

February 27 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free – $11.00

(For everyone) Join us for a special Members Only event in Riverside Park where you’ll find the trails illuminated by hundreds of candles. Go at your own pace to enjoy the candlelit park, cozy fires to warm your mitts and s'mores.

Find out more »

8 30pm Members Only Candlelight Walk

February 27 @ 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
Free – $11.00

(For everyone) Join us for a special Members Only event in Riverside Park where you’ll find the trails illuminated by hundreds of candles. Go at your own pace to enjoy the candlelit park, cozy fires to warm your mitts and s'mores.

Find out more »
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