Riverside Park (formerly River Park) has many stories woven into its landscape. We’ll take a leisurely stroll to look for evidence of those stories (some tangible, some left to the imagination) that shaped the land.
(For everyone) Looking to fish this summer, but don’t know how? Or perhaps, just don’t have the gear? The UEC has got you covered! We’ll supply the bait, poles and have you reeling them in before you know it!
Add beauty and ecological value to your yard by incorporating native plants into your landscape!
Spring into Spring and join us as we sale flowers at a reduced rate as part of the neighborhood beautification in the Washington Park Neighborhood.
Learn how to rock climb and get some fresh air on our three story open-air rock wall.
Hop on a bike and explore areas along the trail with us as we search for wildlife and enjoy the breeze in the air.
Join us for a fun, active day of playing in the park. We’ll take a look at what makes Wisconsin Winters special through crafts, games and so much more!
While social distancing has been keeping us cooped up in our houses for weeks, our work is very alive and we want to keep encouraging everyone to get outside in their neighborhoods and connect with nature. To make this happen, we have launched a new virtual educational platform, the Urban Ecology Center In My Backyard.
Come to the 3rd annual Washington Park Bloom and Groom event. Peruse the plant stands for annual flowering plants to beautify your yard and home with splashes of color May through October, available in containers and hanging baskets.
Grab your stocking caps and your crew and head out to cure your cabin fever at one of Milwaukee’s favorite winter adventures – the Urban Candlelight Hike!