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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MMSD panel backs work on KK River restoration

By Don Behm of the Journal Sentinel The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District would pay an Oak Creek contractor $2.1 million to remove concrete from the bed of the Kinnickinnic River downstream of S. 6th St., restore floodplain wetlands and stabilize the river bank between S. 6th St. and I-94, under a contract recommended Monday by […]

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