On Thursday, December 3rd, members of Marek Landscaping will be installing Filtrexx® EnviroSoxx® at Carity Prairie in Franklin. The installation is part of a larger initiative to restore native habitat at the site, which is one of Franklin’s most important natural areas. The 23-acre site is a tributary of the Root River and includes a rare combination... Learn More
Mike Marek will be presenting on “Aesthetics for Stream Restoration – Balancing Function with Form” at the Upper Midwest Stream Restoration Symposium, February 7-10 in Milwaukee. The Symposium is put on by the Partnership for River Restoration and Science in the Upper Midwest. For more information about the conference and speakers, visit the PRRSUM website.
Mike Marek contributed his expertise to the Wenk team at the Waterfront Innovations Design Charrette this week. It was an intensely creative two days of brainstorming and designing. The focus of the charrette was on the Wagon Works site in the Harbor District, and the teams developed ideas for treatment of the water’s edge, including... Learn More
Marek Landscaping, LLC is one of 18 companies participating in the Greater Milwaukee Committee’s Scale Up Milwaukee training program, called the Scalerator. The program is comprised of seven training sessions over six months, to help companies grow strategically and successfully. To find out who else is participating, click here.
This Saturday, members of the Milwaukee Area Land Conservancy and Marek Landscaping will be collecting seeds from native plants at Carity Prairie in Franklin. The seeds will be used to restore native habitat in a portion of the land that has received grant funding from Southeastern Wisconsin Watersheds Trust, Inc. (also known as Sweet Water). The native... Learn More
Mike Marek is a featured poster presentation participant at the 9th Biennial State of Lake Michigan/15th Annual Great Lakes Beach Association Joint Conference next week, October 28-30 in Acme, Michigan. Marek’s poster discusses the firm’s involvement creating, designing, installing and maintaining four floating islands in the Milwaukee River Estuary, and specifically about how the islands... Learn More
This month’s issue of Storm Water Solutions magazine’s cover story is Marek Landscaping’s living wall and cantilevered overlook project for a client in Shorewood, Wisconsin. Read the article here.
On August 23rd, the Friends of the Monarch Trail hosted a community-wide celebration to mark the beginning of the monarch butterflies’ journey to Mexico for the winter. Marek Landscaping was on hand to talk about the monarch habitat restoration work we have been doing at the site over the last several years, and to discuss... Learn More
On August 20th, Marek Landscaping collaborated with MMSD interns and Clean Wisconsin to build 3 residential rain gardens in the 30th Street Corridor. Over the summer, Marek led several educational and hands-on training sessions with the MMSD interns to teach them about building green infrastructure. The interns showed us what they learned during the final... Learn More
This year’s 11th Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference hosted by the Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition will include a presentation by Marek Landscaping entitled “Bio-mimicking Wetland Habitat in Industrial Estuaries”. The event will be held September 29 – October 1, 2015 at the Drake Hotel in downtown Chicago. Marek’s presentation will be on... Learn More