For Immediate Release: New Phase of Innovations & Wellness Commons Promotes Health and Economic Growth In Lindsay Heights

Walnut Way cuts the ribbon on the wellness and workforce resilience hub and announces new project Milwaukee, Wednesday, December 9 — Today, Walnut Way Conservation Corp., a neighborhood-based nonprofit known for its innovative work in economic and environmental health and wellness, cut the ribbon on the second phase of the Innovations & Wellness Commons (“The..

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National Partnership for Resilient Cities Renewed

The 2019 Partnership for Resilient Cities planning grant will allow Walnut Way to engage Northside Milwaukee residents in the planning and design of at least two community-embedded street and stormwater runoff diversion projects that will mitigate urban flooding in Milwaukee’s combined sewer system. The project sites will represent an estimated total of five acres that are presently paved or water impermeable.

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In the Media: Blue Skies Landscaping and Lindsay Heights Leaders Gather for Ribbon Cutting

Milwaukee’s First Eco Neighborhood by Jeramey Jannene, Urban Milwaukee Lindsay Heights Honored as Milwaukee’s first Eco Neighborhood Designation by Milwaukee Independent Milwaukee, nonprofit leaders celebrate environmentally friendly neighborhood by Emily Thorton, CBS58 More about Blue Skies recent Green Infrastructure Projects and Latest Wins: Blue Skies Landscaping Green Infrastructure Project Summary Blue Skies recent interview with..

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Blue Skies Landscaping Wins Prestigious MANDI Award!

LISC Milwaukee (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) honored Blue Skies Landscaping on Thursday, April 11th at their annual Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) award ceremony at Potawatomi Bingo and Casino. Walnut Way’s workforce development and environmental program, Blue Skies Landscaping was given the prestigious Chase Economic Development Award that honors business and economic development…

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In the Media: Landscaping enterprise employs Lindsay Heights residents who face hiring barriers

We are grateful to see the work of Blue Skies Landscaping featured in this article by Andrea Waxman, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. Blue Skies Landscaping is a finalist for the 2019 Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation in the Chase Economic Development Award category. This is one of 12 articles that highlights finalists for this..

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Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Solar and Green Infrastructure Advancements in Lindsay Heights

Please join us in celebration at our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Green Infrastructure and Solar Installations in Lindsay Heights at Alice’s Garden on Thursday, April 18th from 10:00am – 11:00am. In 2017, the Institute for Sustainable Communities Partnership for Resilient Communities, based in Vermont, selected Walnut Way Conservation Corps as one of two Partnerships for Resilient Communities, a prestigious national recognition and resource award. The partnership provided $150,000 to Walnut to expand and accelerate its work on energy and water resilience, through the efforts of Blue Skies Landscaping, as well as offered customized technical assistance, and access to ISC’s large national network of sustainability practitioners across the country.

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