Milwaukee Riverkeeper Inc.

Milwaukee Riverkeeper’s mission is to protect and improve water quality and wildlife habitat in the river corridors and to advocate for sound land use in the Milwaukee, Menomonee and Kinnickinnic River watersheds.

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Swimming The Milwaukee River: Should You Jump In?

Swimming The Milwaukee River: Should You Jump In? Posted by Susan Bence & Michelle Maternowski from WUWM 89.7 on August 6, 2018 Not so many years ago, no one would dream of kayaking or canoeing the Milwaukee River. Now those activities are common. So, how would you feel about jumping into the Milwaukee River for a swim? That’s… Read More

Want to swim in the Milwaukee River? This 1.5-mile race is your chance

Want to swim in the Milwaukee River? This 1.5-mile race is your chance Posted by Lainey Seyler from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on July 31, 2018 Milwaukee residents have the opportunity we’ve all been waiting for: A chance to swim in the Milwaukee River. The Cream City Classic is a 1½ mile open swim. It’s Aug. 11. The… Read More

Humboldt Park Lagoon Restoration Nets Sweet Water Funding

Humboldt Park Lagoon Restoration Nets Sweet Water Funding HPF cleared cattails and other invasive plants from two sections of shoreline in autumn 2016 and 2017 Posted by Humboldt Park Friends on Urban Milwaukee April 11, 2018 MILWAUKEE (April 11, 2018) — Humboldt Park’s 125 year-old lagoon will be getting a little makeover beginning later this spring,… Read More