EARTH DAY, SPRING CLEAN-UPS & more! HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION Fri, April 11, 11AM-6PM Sat, April 12, 8AM-2PM State Fair Park, Gate 8 (off 76th St) Easy drop off service for unwanted household hazardous waste items (but watch out for road construction). For what to bring/not bring, go to mmsd.com or call 414.225.2066. MADE ON KING […]
by Nick DeMarsh Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Farmer Open House Set for March 8 Meet and support your local farmers. Connect to get farm-fresh produce & more. If You Go: 12th Annual Local Farmer Open House Saturday March 8, 11AM – 3 PM Urban Ecology Center, Riverside Park 1500 E Park Pl ~Free […]
Drawing by Aubrey Kroiss, as part of service learning with River Revitalization Foundation. Inspired by Native American Petroglyph designs, some of which were the basis of Indian effigy mounds found in Wisconsin including along the Milwaukee River. Some names we use for them: Thunderbird, Underwater Panther, Turtle, Snake and Bird.
Michaela Moore, UW-Milwaukee First Year Biology Major What do fish breathe? Fish breathe oxygen, much like humans. However, fish don’t breathe air like humans do, they breathe the oxygen that is dissolved in the water. They don’t breathe oxygen in its molecular form H2O) though, they breathe oxygen as a gas (O2.). (Cary Institute […]
THINK SPRING • PLANT A TREE • PLANT IT AT HOME OR ALONG THE RIVER • RIVERWEST ARBOR DAY EVENT • Good for Wildlife and the Environment, Good for You and Your Riverwest Co-op. With the purchase of a tree a portion of the funds will go to the Co-op Walk-in Cooler fund, you will receive a […]