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Food Sorting at Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
Location: Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
Date & Time: November 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join us at our next Done-in-a-Day volunteer opportunity at Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin to help sort food for those in need in our community.

Clean up at the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum
Location: Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl, Milwaukee, WI 53211
Date & Time: October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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ROOT (Restoring Our Outdoor Treasures): Come get your hands dirty and help us restore our outdoor treasures together – and check on those lovely trees many of us helped plant back in the spring! Help replace invasive species with native plants, trail maintenance, erosion control, and more. Most often we will be outside, so come prepared to go out and dress for the weather.

 

 

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As part of this program, volunteers work outside to restore and preserve the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum’s natural habitat. Your efforts, combined with hundreds of other volunteers, help make the natural land surrounding the Center the thriving place that it is today. The Arboretum is a healthy habitat for its native plants and animals, an educational resource for our members, urban students and summer campers, and a welcoming green space for all Milwaukee residents.

 

ROOT volunteer work does require volunteers to be able to kneel, bend and walk on uneven terrain.  If there are any members of your group who have physical limitations, please let us know ahead of time so that we can do our best to accommodate them. 

 

All of the tools necessary to complete the projects will be provided by the Center.

 

This volunteer experience will take place outside. We ask that your group members dress for the weather, wear closed-toed shoes, and bring anything else that they need to be comfortable outdoors (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellant). We encourage individuals to bring their own reusable bottles which they can refill at our drinking fountain. This is a small gesture that volunteers and your company can do to help the Urban Ecology Center reach our low impact and sustainability goals.

 

The Urban Ecology Center is fortunate to have a free parking lot for the staff, visitors, and volunteers who drive to the Center. Out of respect for our residential neighbors’ limited street parking, we ask that your group members park in this lot unless it is full. It is located off of East Park Place, just past (west) of the Center building on the opposite side of the street.

 

In the event of inclement weather we may need to modify, shorten, reschedule or cancel the project.  We can be in communication if the weather is questionable. 

Plant trees with us at the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum on May 12th!
Location: Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl, Milwaukee, WI 53211
Date & Time: May 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Rotary International President Ian H.S. Riseley declared that protecting the environment and curbing climate change are essential to Rotary’s goal of sustainable service. In response, he challenged every Rotary club to make a difference by planting a tree for each of its members before Earth Day on April 22, 2018. Rotary International hopes that the 1.2 million new trees planted by members will have a lasting impact on our planet.

 

Our club will plant 375 trees in the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum to represent each of our members. We hope that all of you will come out and help us!

 

The Urban Ecology Center will provide all necessary equipment – including gardening gloves – unless you’d rather use your own. Boots (hiking boots, heavy shoes) would be recommended and proper clothing if it is raining.

 

Date: Saturday, May 12th
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Plant trees with us at the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum on May 5th!
Location: Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl, Milwaukee, WI 53211
Date & Time: May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Rotary International President Ian H.S. Riseley declared that protecting the environment and curbing climate change are essential to Rotary’s goal of sustainable service. In response, he challenged every Rotary club to make a difference by planting a tree for each of its members before Earth Day on April 22, 2018. Rotary International hopes that the 1.2 million new trees planted by members will have a lasting impact on our planet.

 

Our club will plant 375 trees in the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum to represent each of our members. We hope that all of you will come out and help us!

 

The Urban Ecology Center will provide all necessary equipment – including gardening gloves – unless you’d rather use your own. Boots (hiking boots, heavy shoes) would be recommended and proper clothing if it is raining.

 

Date: Saturday, May 5th
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Milwaukee Riverkeepers Cleanup
Location: 1615 E Locust St / Milwaukee
Date & Time: April 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Come volunteer and have a blast at the 23rd Annual Milwaukee Riverkeeper Spring Cleanup! This spring, be one of nearly 4,000 volunteers joining together across the Milwaukee River Basin to pick up over 100,000 pounds of trash, get outdoors, and help us achieve swimmable, fishable rivers. Milwaukee Riverkeeper provides the gloves, trash bags, and amazing FREE T-SHIRTS. YOU provide the hands and energy to pick up the interesting and sometimes bizarre trash that finds its way into our beautiful river system.

 

Locust St Cleanup
Saturday, April 21, 2018
9:00am – 12:00pm

 

Meet in the Riverside University High School parking lot, northwest corner. Park in the middle section of the lot. We will clean up north of Locust St. (1615 E Locust St / Milwaukee)

 

Join us at afterwards at Estabrook Park for our FREE celebration with Rock the Green!
Location: Estabrook Park-Parking Lot near Picnic Area #8 (4400 N Estabrook Dr//Milwaukee)
Time: 12:00PM-2:00PM

 

Show Us Your Trash Contest!

 

  • Take a picture of any unique or unusual item(s) you find during the Spring Cleanup!
  • Post your photo(s) to any one of Milwaukee Riverkeeper’s social media channels.
  • Include the hashtags #MRKCleanup23 #ShowUsYourTrash in the photo post.
  • Posting your photo(s) and using the the hashtags automatically enters you to win!

Become a Riverkeeper Rockstar by raising additional funds for Milwaukee Riverkeeper!

  • Help Milwaukee Riverkeeper raise additional funds by soliciting pledges for the bags of trash you collect (see form attached), or set up a fundraiser on Facebook, and let your friends know you’re raising funds for Milwaukee Riverkeeper (see attached instructions)!
Plant trees with us at the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum! (2)
Location: Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl, Milwaukee, WI 53211
Date & Time: April 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Rotary International President Ian H.S. Riseley declared that protecting the environment and curbing climate change are essential to Rotary’s goal of sustainable service. In response, he challenged every Rotary club to make a difference by planting a tree for each of its members before Earth Day on April 22, 2018. Rotary International hopes that the 1.2 million new trees planted by members will have a lasting impact on our planet.

 

Our club will plant 375 trees in the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum to represent each of our members. We hope that all of you will come out and help us!

 

The Urban Ecology Center will provide all necessary equipment – including gardening gloves – unless you’d rather use your own. Boots (hiking boots, heavy shoes) would be recommended and proper clothing if it is raining.

 

Date: Saturday, April 14th
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Plant trees with us at the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum! (1)
Location: Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park, 1500 E Park Pl, Milwaukee, WI 53211
Date & Time: April 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Rotary International President Ian H.S. Riseley declared that protecting the environment and curbing climate change are essential to Rotary’s goal of sustainable service. In response, he challenged every Rotary club to make a difference by planting a tree for each of its members before Earth Day on April 22, 2018. Rotary International hopes that the 1.2 million new trees planted by members will have a lasting impact on our planet.

 

Our club will plant 375 trees in the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum to represent each of our members. We hope that all of you will come out and help us!

 

The Urban Ecology Center will provide all necessary equipment – including gardening gloves – unless you’d rather use your own. Boots (hiking boots, heavy shoes) would be recommended and proper clothing if it is raining.

 

Date: Wednesday, April 11th
Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

New Threads of Hope
Location: 3001 N 112th St, Wauwatosa, WI 53222
Date & Time: March 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join us at New Threads of Hope from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm to remove labels from clothes, so they can be donated to those in the city who need them.

Food Sorting at Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
Location: 1700 W. Fond du Lac Ave, Milwaukee
Date & Time: February 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join us at our next Done-in-a-Day volunteer opportunity to help sort food for those in need in our community from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Food Sorting at Feeding American Eastern Wisconsin
Location: 1700 W. Fond du Lac Ave, Milwaukee
Date & Time: November 11, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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