Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership and Marek Landscaping are offering a field day on July 23rd to explore treated Phragmites blufflands and to discuss the options for habitat improvements after treatment. The day will begin at Fisher Creek Park in Cleveland, WI, for a presentation and site walk. Then, Marek representatives will be available to do... Learn More
Marek Landscaping will be exhibiting at the inaugural Green Schools Consortium Conference taking place on Thursday, June 16th, from 7:30am-3pm at Highland Community School. A variety of companies, schools and agencies are coming together to provide resources for greening schools in Milwaukee. Pat O’Connor and Christie Mole will run Marek’s Soil Test Experiment which demonstrates... Learn More
Marek is proud to have been a team member of two projects that have received a 2016 Mayor’s Design Award: Tippecanoe Public Library and the patio at Cafe Corazon. Our work for the library project entailed landscape architecture and green infrastructure design, including permeable pavers and bioswales. At Cafe Corazon, the client wanted to add... Learn More
In 2015, Milwaukee Public Library System’s Tippecanoe Branch had its first major renovation since it was built in 1969. The branch was modernized to offer the latest technology as well as updated departments. In addition to the interior improvements, the exterior property was also improved. Marek was contracted by Engberg Anderson to provide landscape architecture... Learn More
The magazine of the American Society of Landscape Architectures, “Landscape Architecture Magazine”, featured the recent Menomonee Valley revitalization in its April issue. The 15 page article (pages 120-135) goes into detail about the history of the site as well as the economic, political, social and environmental drivers that have influenced its evolution. Marek, mentioned on... Learn More
Landscape Designer Remy Mesrobian and Ecologist Pete Hill offered suggestions for how homeowners can capture rainwater on their properties. They also outlined reasons why it is important to do so, not just for the homeowners but for the community and natural resources as well. Check out the article here (page 72)!
Marek Landscaping was interviewed by Discovery World at Fund for Lake Michigan’s Love Your Great Lake Day event on February 13th, 2016. Click here to see Landscape Designer Patrick O’Connor describe our work at Marek Landscaping and our soils and stormwater exhibit at the event!
Sweet Water’s (Southweastern Wisconsin Watershed Trust, Inc.) annual conference is coming up April 28th at Discovery World in Milwaukee. Marek will be giving two presentations: “Scaling Up Residential Green Infrastructure Programs: Lessons from the Mid-Atlantic Region”, presented by Pete Hill, and “Harambee + Riverworks Green Infrastructure Plan”, presented by Ben Yahr and Mike Marek. We... Learn More
On May 3rd, Marek will be a featured presenter at the Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership’s workshop for landowners entitled “Enhancing Your Lake Michigan Bluff Lands.” Mike Marek and Ben Yahr will discuss how landowners can enhance bluff lands while providing erosion control and bluff stabilization. The workshop is taking place at Lakeshore Technical College from... Learn More
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.