From March 10-12, Marek Landscaping will be sponsoring and exhibiting at Gathering Waters’ Wisconsin Land Trust Retreat at Blue Harbor Resort in Sheboygan. We are looking forward to connecting with members of Gathering Waters, who are land trusts, landowners and communities prioritizing land conservation.
On April 2, Mike Marek will be presenting on The Monarch Trail, a project Marek has been involved with for over five years, at the SER Midwest Conference in Bloomington, Indiana. The presentation title is “Protecting habitat in the face of development: a story of Monarch habitat preservation and restoration.” For more information about the... Learn More
On Monday, February 22, Mayor Tom Barrett visited Marek’s office as part of his “Growth Tour“, an initiative through the City of Milwaukee and Scale Up Milwaukee to support small businesses in Milwaukee. It was a great opportunity for the Mayor to get to know the Marek staff and projects much better! This visit was preceded by a... Learn More
Both Mike Marek and Ben Yahr will be presenting at this year’s Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (WI ASLA) conference, taking place February 24-25 at Union South at the UW-Madison, WI campus. Mike’s presentation, “Floating Islands: Surrogate Fish Habitat in the Milwaukee River Estuary”, will discuss Marek’s involvement in co-developing, installing and... Learn More
Pete Hill and Mike Marek are giving a lecture entitled “Biomimicry: Improving Performance, Economics, and Ecology With an Old School Design Approach” for three Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Short Course classes through UW Extension. The talks will be taking place on Wednesday, February 10th at the Kenosha County Center and the Retzer Center in Waukesha,... Learn More
Groundwork Milwaukee has been awarded a grant for $45,687 from The Brookby Foundation for the Gateway to Improved Long-Term Spawning (GILS) Floating Islands project. Groundwork Milwaukee and Marek Landscaping have worked together since 2013 to design, build, install and maintain four floating island installations in the Milwaukee River Estuary. This grant will fund public awareness and... Learn More
Mike Marek will be giving a walk on “Wetland Restoration in Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley: Lessons Learned” at this year’s Wisconsin Wetland Association conference taking place February 23-25 in Green Bay. The presentation features the Menomonee Valley Industrial Center & Stormwater Infiltration Park as a case study for a comprehensive stormwater infiltration system in a large urban... Learn More
Marek is thrilled to be a part of the Fund for Lake Michigan’s Love Your Great Lakes event this year! All exhibitors will have an interactive display demonstrating how we can show some love to the Great Lakes. Our exhibit will let you get your hands dirty…if you want to know more, come on down to... Learn More
All of us at Marek are music fans, so this holiday season we opted to celebrate by making two music videos! One with a holiday theme (Winter Wonderland), and the other (Revolution), well…you’ll see. We hope you enjoy watching them as much as we enjoyed making them!
Marek Landscaping is proud to have been a member of the design team for the complete renovation of Tippecanoe Library on Milwaukee’s south side. Components of the new landscaping include a story garden, a community vegetable garden, a West Pocket park, a bus stop plaza, and stormwater features and terrace tree. The Library celebrated its... Learn More