Announcements

GOOD FOOD GARDEN PARTY 2014

The restaurants are in!  Check out the list, including some of Madison's finest chefs! 

Details here. September 13, 2014.

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ENVIRONMENTAL CAREER DAY at TROY GARDENS

Community GroundWorks is hosting a Career Day Event on August 7th from 9 am - 12 pm. The event will provide an opportunity for community youth to learn about careers in environmental fields and to seek advice as they move down their future paths. Local professionals from areas such as Urban Forestry, Native Landscaping, Environmental Education and Gardening will give interactive presentations about their careers and be available to answer questions. Refreshments will be provided! Please meet by the red sheds at 500 Troy Drive. In the case of rain, the event will likely be moved to the Community GroundWorks office at 3601 Memorial Drive. For more information please contact Emma Koeppel.

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FUN IN THE PRAIRIE

Join the Community GroundWorks Natural Areas crew on Saturday, July 19 from 9:00am-12:00pm for a morning of FREE crafts and activties while learning about prairies and ecosystems. Open to the public - kids of all ages welcome! Meet in the prairie grotto behind Troy Gardens.

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URBAN ROOTS NEWSLETTER ONLINE!

Check out the latest edition of Troy Community Farms' Urban Roots Newsletter - now available online. Urban Roots has reflections from the field, tasty recipes, and stunning photos from the farm.

 If you like what you see, consider signing up for a CSA share - several spots are still available!

 

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SEEKING TREE LOVERS!

Are you a tree-hugger and Lorax fan? Become an Ash Ambassador to promote healthy forests and environmental stewardship. Learn about EAB, options for Ash trees and leading projects in an area of your interest.

Being an Ash Ambassador means:

  • Making a positive difference to Dane County forestsLeading a project to promote trees

  • Meeting new friends

  • Becoming a valued part of Dane County’s forestry network

  • Opportunities for additional workshops on tree identification, urban forestry, community engagement, etc.

  • No previous tree experience necessary - just a love of trees!

NEXT WORKSHOP: June 3, 2014 from 6-8 pm

Location: Dane County Extension Building, 5201 Fen Oak Drive, Madison, WI 53718

Cost: $5

To Register, contact Lisa Johnson, Dane County UWEX Horticulture Educator: johnson.lisa@countyofdane.com Phone: 608-224-3715

For more information, contact trees@communitygroundworks.org

 

 

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