Milwaukee River Estuary Area of Concern
The following resources operate in Milwaukee County, nearby the Milwaukee River, to conduct environmental education programming in the Milwaukee River Estuary Area of Concern. For details about the resources and opportunities for students and teachers, please contact the program director.
The Urban Ecology Center offers unique urban sanctuaries and outdoor laboratories for neighborhood school children. The Neighborhood Environmental Education Project (NEEP) partners with schools for a 1 year term to arrange for visits to parks and stewardship opportunities in the area. Contact Beth Heller, Director of Education, for more information about the program.
Wisconsin Sea Grant is a statewide program of basic and applied research, education, and outreach dedicated to the stewardship of the Great Lakes. Much of the program's outreach staff works to train teachers, host educational displays and workshops, and provide access to Wisconsin's Water Library. Visit their website to learn more.
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant supports a wide array of programming and resources for educators across the Great Lakes. Resources include teacher training and workshops, material lending, free curricula, posters and classroom outfitting, etc. Contact Terri Hallesy, IISG education coordinator for more information and ways to get started.
This section is currently under development. If your organization would like to be highlighted as an education resource in Wisconsin, please contact Caitie Nigrelli.