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.

Mission Statement

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

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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


Climate Change Conversations Workshop

Feb 22, 2020 1:00PM—4:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

Wehr Birders

Feb 23, 2020 9:00AM—10:00AM

Maple Tapping Workshop

Feb 23, 2020 12:00PM—2:00PM

Wehr Nature Center
9701 W College Ave
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.