28 August, 2014 08:52

Great News for South Shore Beach!

Miller-Coors donates $500,000 to improve water quality at our beach. These private funds will help Milwaukee County Parks leverage public funds to clean up the beach over the next five years. Check out news coverage from WUWM. South Shore Park Watch’s Katie Williams is quoted. For more news coverage, see this link.

UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Science’s Dr. Sandra McLellan spoke about how her research over the last 10 years has identified pollution sources at the beach and what issues to tackle first. Bird droppings and parking lot run-off are the two main culprits the County Parks will address.

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26 August, 2014 14:14

Join us for one final beach clean up of the year on Bay View Beach This beach is one of the hidden gems on Milwaukee’s South Side. Bags and gloves will be provide as well as some tools such as racks, grabbers, etc. Please bring your own if possible.
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Adopt-a-Beach – Find a Beach or Cleanup Event

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You may register as an individual or on behalf of a team. A team is any group of individuals acting together such as a business, school, civic organization, or an informal team of friends or neighbors.

South Shore Park Watch News

August Meeting for South Shore Park Watch
Thursday August 14
7:00 pm
Updates on Park Activities. Welcome new members.
Please bring your ideas and your neighbors.

Public Information Meeting

South Shore Park
Site Investigation and Schematic Design.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
5:30 p.m.
South Shore Pavilion, 2900 South Shore Drive.
Questions and Answers with open floor discussion for the public.
Bring your friends, neighbors and family members.

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South Shore Park Watch July 10 Meeting

South Shore Park Watch
July Meeting
July 10 Thursday
7:00 pm

South Shore Park Pavillion
2899 S. Shore Drive

Hello Friends of South Shore Park,
July is turning out to be a beautiful month.
The Saturday Farmers Market is loaded with great local produce, and locally prepared food items. Bring the family and your friends.

As usual you are invited to attend our monthly meeting. We have a new board to announce, Our work with water quality continues. Please join us with your ideas and concerns. Bring your friends. We welcome you to our monthly meeting.
If you would like to suggest an agenda item, please respond to this message.

Thanks and see you in the Park.

Here is the schedule for The South Shore Farmers Market.
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May and June in South Shore Park

Here are the End of May and June events for South Shore Park.
You are welcome to share this information with your friends and families.
Looking forward to seeing you in the Park.

Become an Ambassador for South Shore Beach
Attend the Healthy Beach Ambassador Training
Tuesday, May 27th from 5-6:30 pm
Milwaukee Environmental Consortium: 1845 N. Farwell Avenue, Suite 100
Sign up here: http://agl.convio.net/site/Survey?ACTION_REQUIRED=URI_ACTION_USER_REQUESTS&SURVEY_ID=3020
Sponsored by Alliance for the Great Lakes
Jane L. Harrison, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
P: (414) 227-3291
C: (614) 499-2151

Bay View Garden and Yard Society
10th Annual Plant Sale
8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Saturday May 31

Huge selection of beautiful plants – annuals, perennials, shrubs, herbs, vegetables, hanging baskets, and garden items – from local plant vendors, coffee and food also available for purchase, and there will be a special celebration for our 10th year anniversary of the plant sale!

South Shore Park Watch May Meeting

7:00 pm
Thursday June 12
2900 South Shore Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53207

South Shore Farmer’s Market

The 2014 Market season starts June 14!

Saturdays
8 am to Noon
The South Shore Farmers Market connects Bay View residents with Wisconsin farmers & local food producers and serves as a community gathering place at South Shore Park. Local produce, local food vendors, demonstrations, and entertainment for the whole family.

The South Shore Farmers’ Market is located in beautiful Bay View directly across from Lake Michigan in South Shore Park (2900 South Shore Drive)