Current & Upcoming

Gardening for the Birds and the Bees

Mar 02, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM

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Are you concerned about birds, bees, and butterflies? Would you like to see more of them up close in your yard? Join us to learn how to use native plants to attract and support your favorite birds and insects to create a personal backyard habitat. Reservations guarantee a space. Walk-ins are welcome as space allows.

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Wehr Birders

Mar 03, 2024 8:00AM—10:00AM

Meet in front of the visitor center for a Sunday morning birding hike led by volunteers and fellow birders. All levels of experience are welcome.  Every Sunday, November – February (9am-10am); March – October (8am-10am) No fee or registration required, $5 parking fee applies

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Women and Girls in Science

Mar 03, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM

Greenhouse #7 - Adjacent to the Mitchell Park Domes

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Kick-off Women’s History month at this event that celebrates the work of women pioneers in S.T.E.A.M (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). Children can participate in science activities and connect with women working in these professions in our community. Recommended for 10 years and up $5 per person; Avoid the line by registering and paying…

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Little Wonders-Maple Magic for Two Year Olds

Mar 04, 2024 9:30AM—10:30AM

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A program for two-year olds to enjoy with their favorite adult. Bring your child out to discover the source of sweet maple syrup. We will hear a story called Maggie the Maple Tree by Karen Kerans, hug a maple tree, and taste real maple syrup on a waffle.  $5 parking fee applies to non-members.

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Little Wonders- Maple Magic for Three Year Olds

Mar 04, 2024 11:00AM—12:00PM

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A program for three-year olds to enjoy with their favorite adult. Bring your child out to discover the source of sweet maple syrup. We will hear a story called Maggie the Maple Tree by Karen Kerans, hug a maple tree, and taste real maple syrup on a waffle.  $5 parking fee applies to non-members.

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Intro to eBird: Every “Birdy” Counts!

Mar 06, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

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It’s easy to discover where birds are, enter bird sightings, and contribute to worldwide research! This is a basic interactive demonstration of the eBird bird-tracking software; an advanced session may be available later. Have no fear – anyone can do it, even beginning birders – and every bird, and birder, counts!

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Wehr Birders

Mar 10, 2024 8:00AM—10:00AM

Meet in front of the visitor center for a Sunday morning birding hike led by volunteers and fellow birders. All levels of experience are welcome.  Every Sunday, November – February (9am-10am); March – October (8am-10am) No fee or registration required, $5 parking fee applies

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NatureNauts: Maple Magic

Mar 10, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

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A program for 4-6 year olds with a caregiver. Learn about sap, sugar, and syrup from Wisconsin’s state tree – the Sugar Maple. Naturenauts explore the sugarbush, collect sap, and see it turned into real maple syrup. Join us for all the sweet & tasty fun. $5 parking fee applies to non-members.

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NatureNauts: Maple Magic

Mar 11, 2024 9:30AM—10:30AM

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A program for 4-6 year olds with a caregiver. Learn about sap, sugar, and syrup from Wisconsin’s state tree – the Sugar Maple. Naturenauts explore the sugarbush, collect sap, and see it turned into real maple syrup. Join us for all the sweet & tasty fun. $5 parking fee applies to non-members.

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Costa Rica Travel Information Session For Friends of Wehr Members

Mar 13, 2024 5:30PM—6:30PM

Wehr Nature Center

Learn about a 12-day eco-tour of Costa Rica in late February 2025 for Friends of Wehr members. The small group tour can be customized to the group’s interests, featuring daily programming with Costa Rican naturalists, visits to national parks, birdwatching, rainforest walks, river boat tours, sustainable farm tours, great meals, nice lodging, safe drivers, and…

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Past | Archive

Wehr Birders

Feb 25, 2024 9:00AM—10:00AM

Guided Forest Bathing Walk

Feb 25, 2024 1:00PM—2:30PM

Maple Tapping for Families

Feb 24, 2024 10:00AM—11:30AM

Maple Tapping Workshop

Feb 24, 2024 1:00PM—3:00PM