Come to the Friends of the Monarch Trail's Annual Fund Raiser!
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 5:30 pm to 8 pm., free entry Bridgetowne Gallery, 7734 Harwood Ave, Wauwatosa, WI
Restoring the now fragmented County Grounds for the Monarch butterfly continues to be our primary goal. Stop in after work to view our educational displays and bid on fabulous silent auction items, all benefiting the 2016 Monarch Habitat Restoration Project. Mingle with Monarch enthusiasts, enjoy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.
There is ample municipal parking under the Harmonee Bridge. Look for signs.
Friends of the Monarch Trail www.theMonarchTrail.org Resident and business owner, Wauwatosa Member: Habitat Restoration Plan Team 414-454-0222
Waukesha County, Republican pols failed to kill it.
The Calatrava Addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum
Sunset on the lakefront, summer 2018
Milwaukee River empties into Lake Michigan
Wisconsin wind farm, east of Waupun
86 turbines overcame Walker's blockade
Skylight illumination in Milwaukee City Hall
The historic 19th-century building has stone floors, copper decoration, and iron work by the famous artisan Cyril Kolnic. Stop in and walk around.
What water, wetland protection is all about
"A little fill here and there may seem to be nothing to become excited about. But one fill, though comparatively inconsequential, may lead to another, and another, and before long a great body may be eaten away until it may no longer exist. Our navigable waters are a precious natural heritage, once gone, they disappear forever," wrote the Wisconsin Supreme Court in its 1960 opinion resolving Hixon v. PSC and buttressing The Public Trust Doctrine, Article IX of the Wisconsin State Constitution.
Lake Michigan in winter
James Rowen's Bio
James Rowen is an independent writer based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He worked as the senior Mayoral staffer in Madison and Milwaukee and for newspapers in both cities. This blog began on 2/2/ 2007.