2 02, 2024

Join the Sherman Park Community Tree Board

2024-02-02T09:57:46-06:00February 2nd, 2024|ECO-Neighborhood|

We invite you to join our volunteer committee of twelve Sherman Park residents who are helping to guide and inform decisions about improving the tree canopy and green spaces in the Sherman Park community. We're seeking residents who are interested in engaging with decisions related to trees and greenspaces, public health and environmental justice. Board

15 11, 2023

Milwaukee’s Solar Group Buying Program Has Been Extended

2023-11-15T15:19:24-06:00November 15th, 2023|ECO-Neighborhood|

The Grow Solar Greater Milwaukee program has been extended through the end of November. The Midwest Renewable Energy Association, in partnership with the City of Milwaukee ECO Office, has extended the deadline to participate in the Grow Solar Greater Milwaukee program to November 30th. Watch a presentation from Grow Solar, below, to learn the basics

4 11, 2023

WATCH! ECO-Webinar: “Let’s Think Practically about Winterizing Our Yards and Gardens”

2023-12-05T11:17:49-06:00November 4th, 2023|ECO-Neighborhood, ECO-Neighborhood Event Recordings|

The Sherman Park ECO-Neighborhood team recently hosted this webinar that features information on how to ready our yards and gardens for the cold months. It focuses on easy steps to take when preparing for a green and growing yard and bringing back your organic garden in the spring. Plus, it includes a segment with delicious

3 11, 2023

“Greening Congregations” Funding for SPCA

2023-11-22T10:43:29-06:00November 3rd, 2023|ECO-Neighborhood|

The Daybreak Fund announced this week that it's granting over $1.4 million to 12 Southeastern Wisconsin projects that will help fight climate change, improve water quality, and address social inequities - including $65,000 for SPCA's Greening Congregations Project! It aims to establish a streamlined pathway for houses of worship to pursue green stormwater infrastructure and

10 10, 2023

WATCH! ECO-Webinar: “Branching Out”

2023-12-05T11:18:44-06:00October 10th, 2023|ECO-Neighborhood Event Recordings|

The Sherman Park ECO-Neighborhood team recently hosted this webinar that featured information on how to participate in the Sherman Park tree care campaign. This program, offered by the Milwaukee Water Commons and the Branch Out Milwaukee Network, provides free trees, tree care and tree maintenance advice to privately-owned, renter- or owner-occupied homes in our community.

6 10, 2023

Watch a Video of the Recent WaterMarks Information Session

2023-12-20T18:08:13-06:00October 6th, 2023|ECO-Neighborhood|

We recently held a couple of lively information sessions about bringing WaterMarks to the Sherman Park community. WaterMarks is an initiative that brings together diverse communities through the arts to celebrate water and the natural systems that support our lives. We're seeking Sherman Park residents to join a Neighborhood Project Team that will make decisions

9 06, 2023

Free Tree Inventory for Sherman Park Homes

2023-06-23T10:36:25-05:00June 9th, 2023|ECO-Neighborhood, Uncategorized|

Do you have trees on your property that need maintenance? Are you interested in planting trees? Or are you looking to just learn more about your landscape? Sign up for a tree inventory appointment with Branch Out Milwaukee (a project of Milwaukee Water Commons). Appointments typically last 30 to 60 minutes and involve a walk

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