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50th Anniversary Community Celebration

Saturday, June 15, 1 -4 pm

Wehr Nature Center has been providing a place for all seasons, a place for everyone for 50 years! Rooted and growing, join us as we pay tribute to the past and celebrate our bright future through accessible self-guided hikes, music, roving characters, and of course, birthday cake. 

Event is free and accessible for all to attend. Thank you to The Todd Wehr Foundation, Inc. for serving as Elite Sponsors.

Former staff are invited to stay after for a social.

50th Anniversary Pollinator Brunch

Sunday, September 15th, 11-2 pm

Brunch for the bees? Yes, please! Mark your calendars to join us for a one-of-a-kind event celebrating Wehr’s 50 years of providing “A place for all seasons, a place for everyone.” 

Featuring a sustainable selection of “walking bites” handcrafted by local chefs, unique beverages from local business owners, a main course provided by Noble Catering, live music, and speaker John Gurda. 

This special event invites the community to support the “Rooted and Growing” future of Wehr fundraising campaign. Participate in a silent and live auction. Grab your seat and enjoy a morning at Wehr among the winged wildlife and native wildflowers of Milwaukee’s oldest public nature center.


How Has Wehr Impacted You?

50th Anniversary Diary

Wehr Nature Center is celebrating it's 50th anniversary in 2024. Whether you are visiting the nature center for the first time or have been coming since before it was a nature center, we want to hear how Wehr has impacted you!

Cheers to the next 50 years!