2nd Annual Friends Symposium

LOCATION: Mitchell Park Domes Greenhouse
DATE/TIME: September 14, 2023, 3:00PM—6:30PM

The focus of this year’s symposium will be regional, statewide and local factors that impact our access to safe fresh water.

2023 Symposium Speakers and Agenda:

  • Make a Difference by Managing Water in Your Landscape: Melinda Myers, Media Personality and Gardening Expert (Sponsored by MMSD).
  • Protecting Our most Vulnerable and Valuable Resource: Tony Wilkin Gibart, Midwest Environmental Advocates
  • Water Quality Challenges and Opportunities in the Milwaukee River Basin: Cheryl Nenn, Milwaukee Riverkeeper
  • Dramatic Improvements in the Greater Milwaukee Watersheds Inspire Widespread Protection and Celebration: Jake Fincher, Sweet Water

The Symposium includes one-hour networking reception and access to The Domes. Cash bar available; light appetizers will be provided.

Cost: Current Friend of the Domes members $18; general public $22 (scholarships available). To become a member, visit our membership page.

Pre-registration is required.

Sponsorship Information: Friends of the Domes offers a wide array of partnership opportunities including customized sponsorships. Learn more.

Thank you to our sponsors:


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