Explore, Support, Participate

The Friends of Wehr Nature Center is committed to sustaining an accessible nature destination; a place for all seasons, a place for everyone.

Friends of Wehr is a non-profit organization dedicated to the support and promotion of the Wehr Nature Center and its environmental education programs.

Mission Statement

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Visit 220 acres of nature preserve with 5 miles of trails and a visitor center complete with educational exhibits and live animals.

Plan your visit
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Become a member, donate, join our volunteer team.

Get involved
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Experience Wehr’s array of programs for youth, families, and adults.

Learn more


Family Owl Prowl

Dec 09, 2023 5:30PM—7:30PM

Wehr Nature Center

Wehr Birders

Dec 10, 2023 9:00AM—10:00AM

Owl Prowl for Youth Groups @ Ross Lodge

Dec 15, 2023 5:30PM—7:30PM

Ross Lodge, 6750 S 92nd St, Franklin, WI 53132

Join Us in Our Mission



Be part of the FOW community and enjoy all the member benefits.


Your dollar goes a long way to supporting accessible and educational nature experiences for all.


Volunteers are the lifeblood of our organization and are infused into every aspect of the nature center.

We thank the following companies for their support.

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