Friday, February 18, 2011

New Website!

We've moved to a new website. Please visit for the latest news and information. Thanks!

Monday, October 4, 2010

Bluff Restoration - Your Help is Needed

Milwaukee County has approached the Park Watch with a preliminary plan for native restoration of the bluff between the lake front trail and South Shore Drive. The native restoration will create a more stable habitat for birds and wildlife as well as prevent erosion. The Park Watch is preparing to raise funds and recruit volunteers to support this important project.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Enjoy the Farmers Market!

The South Shore Farmers Market reamins open 8 am until noon every Saturday through October 16, 2010. Seasonal produce, baked goods, cheese, eggs, specialty meats, refreshments, and many other treats are available from a wide variety of local vendors.

Come see your neighbors, relax, and enjoy the free entertainment program which changes every week. The Market is located in Bayview's beautiful South Shore Park near Lake Michigan (2900 South Shore Drive, Milwaukee).

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The State of the County Parks

Interesting article in the Journal Sentinel. Now the County will be asking people to pay to play golf, but there will be collection boxes instead of a collection person.

If you have thoughts, please comment below.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

South Shore Park Clean-up

Come join us!

Saturday, April 24th is our South Shore Park Cleanup. Join South Shore Park and the BVNA for a positive day of community action. We’ll spread out to pick-up trash and whatever you may find in our park, along the beach, and on the bike path. At noon we’ll meet back for lunch. Supplies, food, and drinks provided, but bring your own mug or water bottle to be entered in our raffle.

Saturday, April 24th
South Shore Park Pavilion, 2900 S. Shore Drive
9-noon, rain or shine
supplies provided, including coffee, snacks and lunch

For more information, details about other Bay View clean-ups and to register:

Thursday, January 7, 2010

National attention on Milwaukee park funding

The City Parks Blog is a blog for the Center for City Park Excellence, part of the Trust for Public Land. They've taken notice and have brought national attention to the Milwaukee park funding situation.

They specifically take note that increasing funding for the parks was not listed as an option by the County Auditor, although selling park land was considered an option.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Sell parkland?

The County Auditor has suggested selling parkland in Milwaukee County. Please see the article from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

If you have ideas on what could/should be done to save the County Parks, please share.