Events and Activities

Urban Agriculture

Join us to hear Michael Schlappi, professor of Biology at Marquette University, talk about the historic planting and harvesting of a one acre rice paddy at Mequon Nature Preserve. This is new and exciting program in the ever growing Urban Agriculture movement in the Milwaukee Area. Click here for details.


Our Lake Park Projects

Planting Trees

We have the good fortune of having a fabulous Frederick Law Olmsted historic landmark park in our back yard. Preserving it and enhancing its beauty and usefulness for all our enjoyment requires the work of many people, but most importantly it requires financial support from our community members.

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The Park’s Full of Rich History

What do Lake Park and New York’s Central Park have in common?

Frederick Law Olmsted was the leading landscape architect of the second half of the 19th century, and the architect of Lake Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Olmsted is perhaps best known for the design and creation of Central Park in New York and the U.S. Capitol grounds in Washington, D.C.

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