Affliated Community Organizations

Looking to Meet Some Other Nature Nerds?

Get involved with one of Wehr's many affiliated clubs and organizations and connect with people who share your interests and passions. Whether you are new to hobbies like nature photography, bird watching, native landscaping, or astronomy or are already an expert, there is a group of liked minded people at Wehr to get to know. They are a fun way to get involved and support Wehr.


Wehr Astronomical Society

The Wehr Astronomical Society (WAS) is a group of amateur astronomers that promote the casual study of astronomy. WAS offers public telescopic viewing in Whitnall Park and all levels of astronomers are welcome at their programs and meetings.

Public programs are held on the second Tuesday of February through June and September & November; 1st Tuesday evening in October, 7-9 pm. Learn more at


Wehr Camera Club 

Wehr Camera Club has been sharing their passion for nature and photography with our Wehr community for 40 years. The group is part of Wisconsin Area Camera Clubs Organization and hosts photography competitions as well as education programs open to the public.

Public programs are held the 2nd Saturday, year-round, from 9-11 am.

Visit for program information.


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Wisconsin Metro Audubon Society

Wisconsin Metro Audubon Society (WMAS) is a chapter of the National Audubon Society that encourages environmental stewardship through education and conservation. WMAS collaborates with Wehr to offer birding opportunities such as the Christmas Bird Count, The Big Sit, and leads the weekly Wehr Birders group.

Public programs are held on the third Wednesday February to April and September to November from 7-9 pm,. Visit for program information.



Wild Ones Southwest Milwaukee Chapter

Wild Ones is the only national organization promoting the use of native plants in natural landscaping to promote a healthy biodiverse landscape. Our own Wehr chapter meets year-round to share their passion and knowledge of native landscaping with each other and the public. Members host tours of their naturally landscaped yards, do seed collecting, take field trips to local natural areas and offer educational programs to the public.

Meetings are held the second Saturday of the month September to April, 1:30-3:30 pm. For program information, go to:



Madison Area Herpetological Society Milwaukee Chapter

Madison Area Herpetological Society (MAHS) educates enthusiasts and the public about misunderstood reptiles and amphibians. It is a great source for people to exchange knowledge, from amateur hobbyist to experts.

Public programs are held on the second Wednesday of each month, 6:30-8:30 pm. Learn more at: