May 21, 2013 – We installed the first of four floating islands in the Milwaukee River Estuary after four years of planning and partnering! The idea is to re-introduce aquatic & wetland habitat along the sheetpiled shoreline of Milwaukee’s harbor. Marek Landscaping, LLC applied Floating Islands International’s technology to the riverine environment. We would like... Learn More
May 18, 2013 – A residential client’s home is part of Historic Milwaukee’s 32nd Annual Spaces and Traces Neighborhood Tour. Marek Landscaping, LLC completed a bluff stabilization, a trail down to the Lake Michigan beach, a 90-foot long living retaining wall, and a deck and stair system on top of the bluff. Be sure to... Learn More
April 26, 2013 – Susan Bence, Environmental Reporter for WUWM 89.7FM, interviewed Mike Marek/Restoration Ecologist regarding the aquatic habitat restoration work in the Milwaukee River estuary. Listen and read the interview.
April 3, 2013 – Marek Landscaping assisted the Village of Shorewood in obtaining funding from the Fund for Lake Michigan to continue native bluff and dune habitat restoration at the Lake Michigan beach. The grant award was highlighted in the Shorewood Patch.
December 2012 – Marek Landscaping, LLC, with The Sigma Group, was awarded the McKinley Marina Conceptual Design by Milwaukee County. The work will involve developing three conceptual designs for the 11 acre project area, including marina layout, stormwater management/rainwater harvesting, and outdoor community space plus stakeholder and public meetings. We were awarded the conceptual design... Learn More
June 1, 2012 – The 91st & 92nd Green Streets project received a 2012 Milwaukee Mayor’s Design Award for its green infrastructure. Marek Landscaping installed the landscape features of the project and worked with the City of Milwaukee’s landscape architecture group in redesigning the layout and specifying native plants that withstand urban streets.
Spring 2012 – Freshwater Ecological, LLC is a division of Marek Landscaping, LLC for light marine construction specializing in habitat installations, floating island construction, shoreline stabilization, and instream construction. Our crew members have expertise in wetland ecology, fisheries biology, and plant biology. We strive to establish, reconstruct, and restore aquatic habitat in areas of critical... Learn More
March 2012 – The Menomonee Valley Passage & Hank Aaron State Trail project received the 2012 Milwaukee Award for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) for public space that contributes to the well-being of community, the 2011 Engineering Achievement Award from the Wisconsin Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for projects ranging between $2 and $10... Learn More