New green school yard at Leopold Elementary that includes a rain garden and community vegetable garden.

Leopold Green Schoolyard – Video Tour and Final Update!

For the last 6 years, 1000 Friends has worked with Leopold Elementary School to coordinate actions that would help create a more welcoming schoolyard and alleviate flooding issues on the blacktop. In the last few years, we started the Leopold Green Schoolyard Committee – made up of parents, staff, and community partners that is still […]

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Advancing Green Infrastructure through Code Revision

April 23 was the final meeting for the group of 13 municipalities participating in our project, Advancing Green Infrastructure through Code Revision. Great turnout! The 13 Municipalities include: Germantown, Menomonee Falls, Brookfield, Elm Grove, Germantown, Wauwatosa, Butler, West Milwaukee, City of Milwaukee, St. Francis, Cudahy, Mequon, and West Allis.

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Marquette Students Plan for a Greener Milwaukee

The Collegiate BMP Design Challenge, one of the Joyce Grant initiatives led by 1000 Friends of WI, connects university students with priority projects in the Kinnickinnic and Menomonee Restoration Plans and challenges them to develop designs utilizing green infrastructure to improve local water quality and create a community amenity in the process. This year, two […]

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