Resources for the book

Start with kids exploring a park…

Thank you for taking the time to delve into the resources mentioned in Urban Ecology. We hope you find them helpful and inspiring as you contemplate how you can transform your community.

Below is a list of resources that were mentioned in the book (more to come). If you would like future updates of resources and workshops that we may have, please fill out the form found here. Also, let us know what topics interested you the most.

Watch the video below to learn the spark of understanding that led to the creation of the UEC

Birch Bark Quotes

Looking for some inspiration? Take your time as you scroll through these birch bark images printed with meaningful quotations from notable leaders. We’d like to thank Melanie Ariens for her help with this project.

The Urban Ecology Center transforms kids, parks, cities and the world with your support. As a privately-funded nonprofit, we rely on the generosity of our members and donors to achieve our mission. Please consider a gift of support to the Urban Ecology Center.


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The Urban Ecology Center Institute is an effort to share the model developed in Milwaukee. With three distinct branches in Milwaukee, the UEC connects people in cities to nature and each other.