Milwaukee, WI: Earth Day Service at Washington Park

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - April 23, 2016 8:00 am

On Saturday, April 23th, members of SCA’s Milwaukee Conservation Leadership Corps will join Urban Ecology Centers of Milwaukee for an Earth Day service project at the Urban Ecology Center in Washington Park. 

The UEC Washington Park site was opened in 2007 to serve neighborhood schools and the public with year-round riverfront environmental education programs. Applicants for this year’s SCA Milwaukee Conservation Leadership Corps are invited out for Earth Day to try out conservation service working side-by-side with SCA leaders. Students will remove invasive species, mulch tree pits, and build new garden beds and compost bins.

WHEN: Saturday, April 23rd, 8:00am to 1:00pm 

WHERE: Urban Ecology Center, Washington Park, 1859 N. 40th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53208. 

WHAT: Volunteers will complete conservation service projects around Washington Park.

WHO: This event is only open to students who have applied for the SCA summer community program in Milwaukee.

BRING WITH YOU: Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes, preferably work boots or sturdy sneakers, and bring a reusable water bottle. The event will take place rain or shine so please dress for the weather!

PROVIDED: SCA will provide lunch for all volunteers, as well as project materials and work gloves.  

RSVP: Please register to join the project at

QUESTIONS: Contact SCA Milwaukee Program Manager August Marie Ball at [email protected] or 414-322-8482.