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15 03, 2022

Resident Recruitment for the Sherman Park Neighborhood Tree Board

2022-03-16T13:19:18-05:00March 15th, 2022|ECO-Neighborhood|

The Sherman Park Neighborhood Tree Board is a volunteer committee of seven residents who will help to guide and inform decisions about trees and green spaces in the Sherman Park Neighborhood. This project will pilot a neighborhood level tree board, in the City of Milwaukee’s Sherman Park Neighborhood, to ensure that resident voices are heard

25 01, 2022

WATCH: Virtual Green Resource Fair

2022-01-25T15:27:08-06:00January 25th, 2022|ECO-Neighborhood, ECO-Neighborhood Event Recordings, Event Recordings|

Check out this recording of the recent Virtual Green Fair, hosted by the Sherman Park ECO-Neighborhood team, for green resources and updates from: Joe Fitzgerald (Milwaukee Water Commons): DNR Tree Grant Kevin Kane: Home Energy Resources with Green Homeowners’ United Nicole Chavez: Plastic Free Milwaukee: How to help eliminate plastics Sherman Park Gardens: Opportunities for

17 01, 2022

Milwaukee Energy Efficiency Program

2022-03-11T14:20:14-06:00January 17th, 2022|ECO-Neighborhood, Housing Programs|

The Milwaukee Energy Efficiency program brings affordable home comfort to Milwaukee homeowners. Our aim is to make home improvements affordable and accessible to all homeowners, from insulation and air sealing upgrades to a new furnace. Listen to a Sherman Park resident's experience and how these energy efficient improvements are not only good for the planet,

13 12, 2021

WATCH: Plastic-Free MKE ECO-Neighborhood Webinar

2021-12-14T20:38:10-06:00December 13th, 2021|ECO-Neighborhood, ECO-Neighborhood Event Recordings, Event Recordings|

Residents joined this Sherman Park ECO Webinar to learn about the many effects plastics have on our community: How do plastics negatively impact our health? How do plastics contribute to climate change? What can we do to help? Presenters included Leah Holloway of Plastic Free MKE, plus Sherman Park ECO team members. Presentation was followed

1 11, 2021

WATCH: “Production to Hibernation” ECO-Neighborhood Webinar

2021-11-04T10:30:28-05:00November 1st, 2021|ECO-Neighborhood, ECO-Neighborhood Event Recordings, Event Recordings|

Last week, residents joined Sherman Park ECO team members Lauren Poppen and Steve O’Connell to learn about putting your garden to bed for the winter. Watch this recording to learn about: Cover crops for raised gardens and other ideas to save your garden for another season of production Rain barrels and disconnect ideas Shredding leaves

10 09, 2021

PHOTOS: Uptown Community Gardens of Peace

2021-11-01T14:48:06-05:00September 10th, 2021|ECO-Neighborhood, Event Photos|

Coordinated by resident Ann Knoedler, the seasonal rental fee is just $25. Ann describes the project's origins: The garden started in the summer of 2012 after Ald. Willie Hines gifted the Uptown Crossing Neighborhood Assn. the double lot at 2321-25 N. 45th to start a community garden. We worked under the guidance of the former

28 07, 2021

WATCH: Recycling and Composting ECO-Neighborhood Webinar

2021-11-04T10:30:28-05:00July 28th, 2021|ECO-Neighborhood, ECO-Neighborhood Event Recordings, Event Recordings|

Last week, residents joined Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful and the Sherman Park Community Association for a webinar to learn about local recycling programs and how to start composting organic waste into soil. Presenters included: Zoe Jump is the Executive Director of Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful (KGMB), a non-profit organization committed to inspiring individuals to become

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