Accessibility & Inclusion

A Place for all Seasons, A Place for Everyone

The Friends of Wehr believe that every person deserves to have access to nature year round. The Friends of Wehr Nature Center is committed to sustaining an accessible nature destination; a place for all seasons, a place for everyone.

Outdoor Features

New fully accessible pier on Mallard Lake to be enjoyed by all visitors and used for educational programming and events. Enjoy the Wetland boardwalk loop trail; ⅓ of a mile and growing!

More informational coming soon...

The Wehr Nature Center strives to make its exhibits, programs, and facilities accessible to all visitors.

If you have questions or would like to receive additional information about accessibility at the Wehr Nature Center, please contact Emily Brown, Accessibility Coordinator, at emily.brown@milwaukeecountywi.gov or 414-425-8550.

Indoor Features

We are thrilled to have a new accessible family restroom with adult changing table. Another recent addition is new classroom with flat screen tv for programs for small groups and virtual programming.

More information coming soon..

Programs for Adults

SPARK!

Thanks to a grant from Bader Philanthropies, Wehr will offer a pilot SPARK! program for adults with memory loss and their care partner.

Learn more

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Partnerships

Each August, Wehr partners with Michelle's Action Angels to host the Shine Bright through the Night Walk, raising money and awareness of Autism Spectrum and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

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Programs at Wehr

Take a fieldtrip to Wehr where your group can meet live animals and enjoy a Naturalist-led hike on our accessible boardwalk trail.

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Programs at Your Site

Hands-on programs for young adults highlight seasonal topics such as; Papermaking, Tracking, and Making Apple Pies

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Sensory Sensitivity

Wehr is proud to be a KultureCity® Sensory Inclusive™ Certified Location. Outdoor highlights include 1/3 mile Sensory Trail.

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Outreach

Having a special event? Need some nature experts to share artifacts and games? Contact us for more information.

Contact Access Coordinator