Posted inNeighbor Spotlight

Shirin Cabraal

When Shirin Cabraal first heard of the tsunami in Southeast Asia, it was not through reports in the media. She got a direct call from her mother in Sri Lanka. Beaches that Shirin had known as a child had been devastated; fishing villages had been destroyed. But fortunately, her mother said, the capitol city of Colombo had been spared and no one in her immediate family had been lost.

Posted inUncategorized

Wildlife Rescue Tips

The Wisconsin Humane Society operates the largest wildlife rehabilitation center in the state. Located at 45th St. and Wisconsin Ave., the shelter staff at the Center treat over 5,000 wild animals of about 135 different species each year — from field mice to foxes, hummingbirds to herons.

Posted inFurther Down Stream

Further Down Stream July 2004

Beth Fetterley, director of education at the Urban Ecology Center (UEC), received the 2004 Conservation Educator of the Year Award from the Wisconsin DNR. During Fetterley’s four years with UEC, she has created the Ecology and Adventure after-school clubs and expanded the Urban Adventures program. She also created the High School Outdoor Leadership program, which […]