Will Cash Infusion Revitalize Polluted South Shore Beach?08/28/14
MillerCoors presented Milwaukee County with $500,000 to help revitalize Bay View's South Shore Beach on Wednesday.
Advocates Hope to Build Support for Access to Local, Healthy Food
With the tag line of “Wisconsin’s Right To Real Food”, leaders will speak tonight at Turner Hall.
Marquette Steps into New Academic Year "Greener"
Marquette University's Kyle Whelton is not only delighted to start his senior year Monday; he helped spearhead two new initiatives designed to reduce...
Possible Rate Hikes Cast Cloud on Future of Milwaukee's Solar Program
One bright spot the City of Milwaukee points to in its move to achieve environmental sustainability is its solar program.
Lake Michigan Surfers Promote Great Lakes Protection
This Saturday, surfers will descend on Atwater Beach on Lake Michigan's shore.
The Joy of Learning to Sail Lake Superior
On the shores of Chequamegon Bay, in Ashland, Teenagers, Ben and Laura Paulsen seem oblivious to the fact that – at least for now - barely a wisp of...
Mitchell Park Domes Plants Get Their Start in New Greenhouses Next Door
For decades, visitors have strolled the Mitchell Park Domes tropical flora, desert landscape and the seasonal "special" exhibit. But there's more going...
The Spirit Beneath the New Wind Folk School
To describe June Eastvold as a spunky octogenarian and retired Evangelical Lutheran Church campus pastor only skims the surface of the woman.
Tracking the Common Loon on Tomahawk Lake in Northern Wisconsin
Despite its name, there’s nothing ordinary about the common loon. For starters, it’s an ancient species – with a wingspan of five feet, and it’s related...
Milwaukee's Canopy Encloses Arborists From Across The Globe
This year Milwaukee was host to the annual three day conference for the International Society of Arboriculture. Arborists from around the world...
UWM Scientist: Toxic Blooms in Lake Erie Show Phosphorus Problem has...
On Monday, residents of Toledo, Ohio could resume using their tap water. It was deemed dangerous late last week, because of blooms in Lake Erie.
Grassroot Effort Grows to Create Milwaukee Water Commons
The idea is to get the entire community involved in Milwaukee's freshwater future. Alexa Bradley started the conversation almost three years ago.
The Other Side of the Penokee Mining Debate - Just Say No
Yesterday, we heard from people for the proposed mine; today, hear from residents in far northern Wisconsin against it.
Voices of Support for Proposed Penokee Mine
As vehemently as some residents of far northern Wisconsin oppose the proposed iron ore mine south of Lake Superior, others staunchly support it. We...
Iron and Ashland Communities Puzzle Over Local Mining Agreements
Right now, the DNR and mining company Gogebic Taconite, or GTAC, are in the middle of a complicated permitting process.
Clean Up Continues at Slinger Derailment Site
Crews are siphoning off diesel fuel that pooled near the tracks after Sunday evening's train collision 30 miles northwest of Milwaukee.
Jobs Central to New Orchard in Milwaukee's Harambee Neighborhood
As an orchard comes to life on 1st and Locust Street in Milwaukee, community and city partners focus on jobs for adults.
Milwaukee Considers Using Abandoned Basements to Hold Storm Water
Planners want to funnel storm water into basements of razed houses. The spaces would be filled in, yet hold water, when the sewer system is overrun.
UWM's Freshwater School Shares Its Fish With Milwaukee County Zoo...
Thanks to a partnership with UWM's School of Freshwater Sciences, bears, seals and other animals at the Milwaukee County Zoo can now go fishing and...
Acoustic Ecologist Sets His Sights On Saving The World's Dwindling...
While in town for a series of talks and walks in nature preserves and environmental centers in the Milwaukee area, WUWM's Susan Bence met up with...
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