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New Vision Wilderness: Interventions that Change Kids’ Lives

New Vision Wilderness: Interventions that Change Kids’ Lives

To Drew Hornbeck, executive director and co-founder of New Vision Wilderness (NVW), outdoor adventures in camping, rock climbing, backpacking, canoeing and white water rafting have always been more than just stimulating hobbies that create an adrenalin rush.

Eco-Psychology

Eco-Psychology

Eco-psychology advocates an alternative to hectic daily living, one that prescribes interacting mindfully with nature and the environment.

August 2012 Publisher Letter

August 2012 Publisher Letter

This year our family finally established a proper vegetable garden on the sunny southwest-facing side of the yard.

Urban and Small Farm Growing Power Conference

Urban and Small Farm Growing Power Conference

More than 200 of the nation's best-known food system experts will share their knowledge at the second National-International Urban and Small Farm Growing Power Conference, to be held from September 7 to 9, at the Wisconsin State Fair Park.

Milwaukee Eat Local Resource Fair and Challenge

Milwaukee Eat Local Resource Fair and Challenge

Eat Local Milwaukee will host an Eat Local Resource Fair, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., August 25, at the Urban Ecology Center, in Riverside Park.

Inspire 2 Succeed Day 4 Women

Inspire 2 Succeed Day 4 Women

Inspire 2 Succeed Day 4 Women, a workshop happening from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., September 8, at Blue Lotus Farm, is designed to enable women to honor who they are, build their intuitive gifts and connect with other women.

Permaculture Certification Course in Milwaukee

Permaculture Certification Course in Milwaukee

The Victory Garden Initiative will host the complete Bill Mollison Permaculture Design Certification course, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., August 17 through 26, at the Washington Park Urban Ecology Center.

Walk of Wellness Helps Domestic Abuse Women’s Network

Walk of Wellness Helps Domestic Abuse Women’s Network

Dr. Don Hundt’s Walk of Wellness Healing Center (WOW) is offering evaluations using the Functional Assessment Questionnaire (FAQ), valued at $150, for a donation of $25 to the Domestic Abuse Women’s Network of Wisconsin (DAWN) during August.

Yoga Rocks The Park Festival Comes to Milwaukee

Yoga Rocks The Park Festival Comes to Milwaukee

Yoga Rocks The Park Milwaukee 2012 will take place on Sunday mornings from July 1 through September 2, at Lake Park’s Grand Staircase.

Evolution Marketing Plugs into Conservation with Green Fleet Vehicle

Evolution Marketing Plugs into Conservation with Green Fleet Vehicle

The all-electric Nissan Leaf will be on display at the Oconomowoc Summer Farmers’ Market, from 7:30 a.m. to noon, August 11. Evolution Marketing is a sponsor of the market, which is free and open to the public.

The Animal Doctor

The Animal Doctor

At just 5 years old, Dr. Jodie Gruenstern’s love for animals became one of the highest priorities in her life.