Tea & Topics: Beavers in the Milwaukee River (In Person and Virtual)

March 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tea & Topics Beavers in the Milwaukee River In Person and Virtual

Beavers are ecosystem engineers with the ability to build and maintain diverse wetland habitats. Beaver ponds have the potential to store and filter floodwater and increase the quality and quantity of habitat for fish, birds, mammals, and other wildlife. Cheryl Nenn from Milwaukee Riverkeeper to discuss the current beaver populations within the Milwaukee River Basin, how humans are partnering with beavers around the world to reduce flooding and increase wetlands, and how beavers might be able to play a larger role in our watershed in the future.

Enjoy lunch or a snack while you learn in person with us or on Zoom.

Coming in person? Meet in the Riveredge Barn!

Tea & Topics are always free to join! | Ages 18+

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March 14 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm

4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Dr)
Saukville, WI United States
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Milwaukee River Community Conversation in Kewaskum

May 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Milwaukee River Community Conversation in the Village of Kewaskum

Each community’s relationship with the Milwaukee River is unique, and we want to explore your connection and understanding of our flowing river during the Milwaukee River Community Conversation! Join the Community Rivers Program for an open community conversation to share thoughts and concerns regarding the health and quality of this local freshwater resource. We’ll identify both negative and positive aspects to the Milwaukee River and the Milwaukee River Watershed as a whole while developing strategies for reaching future aspirations.

This program takes place at the Kewaskum Public Library (address below).

Free and for Kewaskum Residents Only

Ages 16+ | Children must be accompanied by an adult

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May 23, 2023 @ 5:00 pm 6:30 pm

4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Dr)
Saukville, WI United States
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Milwaukee River Community Conversation in Fredonia

May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Milwaukee River Community Conversation in the Village of Fredonia

Each community’s relationship with the Milwaukee River is unique, and we want to explore your connection and understanding of our flowing river during the Milwaukee River Community Conversation! Join the Community Rivers Program for an open community conversation to share thoughts and concerns regarding the health and quality of this local freshwater resource. We’ll identify both negative and positive aspects to the Milwaukee River and the Milwaukee River Watershed as a whole while developing strategies for reaching future aspirations.

This program takes place at Waubedonia Park near the boat launch (address below).

Free and for Fredonia Residents Only

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May 18, 2023 @ 5:00 pm 6:30 pm

4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Dr)
Saukville, WI United States
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Milwaukee River Community Conversation in Grafton

May 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Milwaukee River Community Conversation in the Village of Grafton

Each community’s relationship with the Milwaukee River is unique, and we want to explore your connection and understanding of our flowing river during the Milwaukee River Community Conversation! Join the Community Rivers Program for an open community conversation to share thoughts and concerns regarding the health and quality of this local freshwater resource. We’ll identify both negative and positive aspects to the Milwaukee River and the Milwaukee River Watershed as a whole while developing strategies for reaching future aspirations.

This program takes place at the U.S.S. Liberty Memorial Public Library (address below).

Free and for Grafton Residents Only

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May 16, 2023 @ 5:00 pm 6:30 pm

4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Dr)
Saukville, WI United States
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Milwaukee River Community Conversation in Saukville

May 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Milwaukee River Community Conversation in the Village of Saukville

Each community’s relationship with the Milwaukee River is unique, and we want to explore your connection and understanding of our flowing river during the Milwaukee River Community Conversation! Join the Community Rivers Program for an open community conversation to share thoughts and concerns regarding the health and quality of this local freshwater resource. We’ll identify both negative and positive aspects to the Milwaukee River and the Milwaukee River Watershed as a whole while developing strategies for reaching future aspirations.

This program takes place at the Oscar Grady Library (address below).

Free and for Saukville Residents Only

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May 11, 2023 @ 5:00 pm 6:30 pm

4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Dr)
Saukville, WI United States
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Milwaukee River Community Conversation in Newburg

May 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Milwaukee River Community Conversation in the Village of Newburg

Each community’s relationship with the Milwaukee River is unique, and we want to explore your connection and understanding of our flowing river during the Milwaukee River Community Conversation! Join the Community Rivers Program for an open community conversation to share thoughts and concerns regarding the health and quality of this local freshwater resource. We’ll identify both negative and positive aspects to the Milwaukee River and the Milwaukee River Watershed as a whole while developing strategies for reaching future aspirations.

This program takes place at the Newburg Community Center (address below).

Free and for Newburg Residents Only.

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May 9, 2023 @ 5:00 pm 6:30 pm

4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Dr)
Saukville, WI United States
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CRP Watershed Bus Tour

October 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

CRP Watershed Bus Tour

Jump on a bus with the Community Rivers Program to see the Milwaukee River Watershed from a new perspective! This exclusive tour experience highlights local actions being taken for the betterment of the Milwaukee River. This year our stops will include two different farms: The Riveredge Permaculture Farm and Sauve Terre beef Farm and end at the Mequon-Thiensville Fish Passage! Bus space is limited to 13 individuals. You can also choose to follow along in your own vehicle.

Lunch will be provided | Ages 18+

Pre-registration required by 9/28 at 11:59 pm

This event is free and for the CRP Village Residents Only (Grafton, Saukville, Kewaskum, Newburg, & Fredonia).

PLEASE NOTE: The program price will appear as $100 until you make an account or sign in with a CRP village address. See below for more information about signing in, creating an account, and discounts.

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Be sure to sign in to your account in the upper right corner to get the discount (free) for CRP residents. Discounts on programs will be applied to your cart at checkout. If you haven’t created an account with our new system, click “Register” in the upper right corner.

If you have questions about signing in, creating an account, or discounts, please reach out to our Administrative Assistant for Development, Julie Dickson at jdickson@riveredge.us

October 1, 2022 @ 9:00 am 3:00 pm

4458 County Hwy Y (Hawthorne Dr)
Saukville, WI United States
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