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Racine’s North Beach Achieves Blue Wave Status

Congrats go out to Racine’s North Beach for once again been designated as a Blue Wave beach by the Clean Beaches Coalition! The Blue Wave program — the first national environmental certification for beaches — is designed to help maintain robust, healthy and vibrant beaches.

North Beach was the first beach in Wisconsin to achieve the Blue Wave designation. It has been continuously certified since 2004.

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Mitchell Park Conservatory (The Domes)

These are some great photos of the Mitchell Park Domes. Look for a post about them in the upcoming months, but for now, enjoy the photography!

Charlene Champion Photography

More updates for you all! At the end of April my co-worker and I decided to go to Mitchell Park Conservatory aka the Domes in Milwaukee for a little photo excursion. The domes are amazing to visit, especially with a camera! There are three domes each with a different theme. Two of the domes have permanent showcases, a desert oasis with collections of cacti, succulents, shrubs, and arid-land plants, and a tropical jungle containing a rich diversity of plants from the rainforests of five continents. The third dome is considered a show dome which showcases a variety of themes throughout the year. When we went the show dome had lots of spring plants like tulips, primroses, and mums.

Enjoy all the images and if you are looking for a quick weekend activity considering visiting the domes yourself! For more information visit the domes website at http://county.milwaukee.gov/MitchellParkConserva10116.htm

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