Explore the model through workshops and classes

You and your organization may need guidance in one or more focused area of operation. From our experience, we can offer a deeper dive into case studies of success at the Urban Ecology Center. Join us for a Focus Workshop. Sign up for a course taught by a UEC staff member. Meet peers from other organizations who are navigating similar challenges. Advance your mission through interaction with our leaders.

There is a place open for you to learn and engage

You benefit from our experience

Take a deep-dive into specific topics that are a pivotal part of the UEC’s model.

Our team shares its insights with yours

We share our expertise

From fund-raising and organizational development to nature-based early childhood education, we want others to use what we’ve learned.

Focused training for your organization

Children and families get out in nature

When we connect with you, you help your community connect with nature.


Meet our faculty team

Check back soon for details about our next Workshop and Class offerings


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.