Book Report: Urban Ecology

We bumped into Ken Leinbach on our way to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for our pre-season team backpacking trip. He is a leader making positive change in Wisconsin and beyond. Check out his book or the link below to learn more!

 

Book Title and Author: Urban Ecology by Ken Leinbach

Main idea of story: A quiet experiment in Milwaukee that is turning heads! It starts with getting a city kid to explore their neighborhood park and has the power to transform a city. This project can be replicated through the USA and beyond! Simply put – getting kids out into nature can positively change the world!

Main characters in the book:

This is a community project that is open to everyone! Young or old, the more the merrier for this mission!

Something unique and interesting about the story/book for readers to know: Check out their website! https://urbanecologycenter.org/

Favorite part of the story/book and why: Favorite part must be page 252 – This has a big picture of our friend Ken detailing some of his amazing life experiences which he puts into action in a positive way!

Was this book entertaining, educational, amusing, etc?: This book details a fun Wisconsin project that is impacting children for the better! It is very educational and insightful!

Would you recommend this book?: Yes! If you are interested in learning about a local Wisconsin community project you should check this out!

 

PS – Thanks for the note and autograph, Ken!

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