Prairie Restoration Begins

Prairie Restoration Begins

“Anybody can love the mountains…but it takes a soul to love the prairie”- Prairie chronicler, Willa Cather. Nearby Nature Milwaukee began seriously engaging in urban prairie restoration in Hopkins Hollow this past year, with a ½ acre project that...
Greenway Gratitude and Next Steps

Greenway Gratitude and Next Steps

On Saturday, June 25th, 48 people participated in the Lincoln Creek Greenway Summit. Above is a photo of the opening ceremony lead by drummer and poet Jahmes Finlayson.  Eighteen organizations were listed as participants in the Summit program booklet.  Photographer...
Lincoln Creek Greenway Summit

Lincoln Creek Greenway Summit

“Water Your Wellness”: 2022 Lincoln Creek Greenway Summit will take place Saturday, June 25th, from 9 am to 4 pm.
We want to bring everyone together to focus on key issues and potential paths forward for revitalizing and renewing the Lincoln Creek Greenway. This is an environmental justice initiative of Nearby Nature Milwaukee.
This summit is designed for representatives of stakeholder organizations in, or engaged in, Lincoln Creek neighborhoods. Read on to learn more and register.

Hopkins Hollow Spring Celebration, May 14

Hopkins Hollow Spring Celebration, May 14

Volunteers have built a short demonstration trail and now we are planning a prairie restoration project just north of the trail. Mark your calendars to join us in celebrating our work as a community, to bring neighbors and environmental activists together around this “pocket paradise. Join us at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 14.

3rd Annual African American Environmental Pioneer Awards

3rd Annual African American Environmental Pioneer Awards

The African American Environmental Pioneer Awards will be Monday, Feb. 21. The 2022 celebration is our third annual event to honor those in Milwaukee’s African American community working for a better environment. We are planning memorable event to honor the work of these environmental pioneers.