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Pop-Up Nature: Summer Symphony

Jul 08, 2022 1:00PM—3:00PM

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Did you know that nature has its own version of “Summerfest?” Learn about different animals and the sounds they make through a sound quiz, make your own rain, hear the story Love Flute by Paul Goble, go on a sound treasure hunt, and make your own natural instrument. Recommended for Ages 5 and older Additional…

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Fireside Fridays: Firefly Fun

Jul 08, 2022 7:30PM—9:30PM

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A series of evening nature discovery programs for families. Enjoy a twilight walk and then share a campfire dessert by the fire pit. Firefly Fun Discover the fascinating secrets of fireflies, hike to the prairie to look for fireflies and then return to the campfire to toast S’mores. Recommended for Ages 5 and older Additional…

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Nature Wizard for Families: Prairie Pals

Jul 10, 2022 1:00PM—2:30PM

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Prairie Pals Sunday, July 10, 1-2:30 pm Wehr’s prairie is a patchwork quilt of colorful flowers in July. We’ll learn about the unique adaptations of prairie plants and the insects that are their “pollination pals. Families can participate in a sitting pollinator count in our prairie after a naturalist led walk. A Monthly Series for…

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Little Wonders: Froggy Fun for Two Year Olds

Jul 11, 2022 9:30AM—10:30AM

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Program for 2-year-olds and their caregivers Toddlers should hop, leap, and jump over to Wehr to enjoy an hour of froggy fun. We will learn frog talk, hop like frogs, and read a froggy story. Children will meet some live amphibians and make their own frog craft to take home. Additional $4 parking fee for…

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Little Wonders: Froggy Fun for Three Year Olds

Jul 11, 2022 11:00PM—12:00PM

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Program for 3-year-olds and their caregivers Toddlers should hop, leap, and jump over to Wehr to enjoy an hour of froggy fun. We will learn frog talk, hop like frogs, and read a froggy story. Children will meet some live amphibians and make their own frog craft to take home. Additional $4 parking fee for…

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Outdoor All-terrain Wheelchair Open House

Jul 13, 2022 2:00PM—4:00PM

Visit Wehr Nature Center on July 13th from 2-4 p.m. for an Open House to celebrate the partnership with Access Ability Wisconsin (AAW) by launching Wehr Nature Center as a host site for an AAW outdoor wheelchair for your adventures. Enjoy summer picnic snacks provided by local vendors and have an opportunity to try out…

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NatureNauts: Eight-legged Acrobats

Jul 17, 2022 1:00PM—2:00PM

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A series of fun-filled programs for children 4-6 years old and their favorite adult Discover the fun with our eight-legged neighbors. Join us to play a spider game and make a spider craft. Meet live spiders including Tessa the Tarantula and Sammy the Cellar Spider. Additional $4 parking fee for non-members

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NatureNauts: Eight-legged Acrobats

Jul 18, 2022 9:30AM—10:30AM

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A series of fun-filled programs for children 4-6 years old and their favorite adult Discover the fun with our eight-legged neighbors. Join us to play a spider game and make a spider craft. Meet live spiders including Tessa the Tarantula and Sammy the Cellar Spider. Additional $4 parking fee for non-members

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Fireside Friday: Twilight Travelers

Jul 22, 2022 7:30PM—9:30PM

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A series of evening nature discovery programs for families. Enjoy a twilight walk and then share a campfire dessert by the fire pit. Twilight Travelers As your bedtime approaches, the crepuscular critters come out to play. Learn about the crepuscular (active at dusk and dawn) and nocturnal wildlife of southeast Wisconsin. The night closes with…

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Operation Recon Nature – Veterans & their Families

Jul 30, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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Nature connections are endlessly beneficial for children and families. Want to know why, where to start or need some motivation? Join our Naturalist guided hikes on the trails of Wehr for a monthly themed experience with activities designed for families. Let’s watch all that Spring brings to Wehr! Free for Veterans from all branches of…

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