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Global Big Day Bird Count

May 08, 2021

On your own: Saturday, May 8, anytime in this 24 hour period Last year on Global Big Day, over 50,000 birders in more than 175 countries participated in the world’s largest bird count and research project. That was 30,000 people and 15 countries more than the previous year! To be a part of this important…

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Virtual Feeding Time Fun: Great Snakes!

May 17, 2021 10:00AM—10:30AM

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Join us via virtually to meet Wehr’s two resident snakes: Stripes the Garter Snake and Frank the Fox Snake. Little ones will see a snake skeleton, a snake x-ray, a snake shed, and then topped off with a meal for both Frank and Stripes. Enjoy a reading of The Greedy Python by Eric Carle and…

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Operation Recon Nature – Adult Veterans

May 28, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

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Hiking is a safe way to get families and friends together during these stressful days. For one hour, we will follow trails at Wehr Nature Center to relax and restore our minds. These hikes will take us to trails where we will follow a monthly seasonally themed experience; woodland, wetland and prairie. Registration is required.…

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Operation Recon Nature – Veterans & their Families

May 30, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

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Free Guided Hikes for Veterans and Active Military & their families Hiking is a safe way to get families and friends together during these stressful days. For one hour, we will follow trails at Wehr Nature Center to relax and restore our minds. These hikes will take us to trails where we will follow a…

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Virtual Feeding Time Fun: Amphibian Adventures

Jun 14, 2021 10:00AM—10:30AM

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Join us virtually to meet Wehr’s resident Tree Frog and Salamanders. They LOVE to eat! Tune in to see them gobble insects & worms and discover how our amphibian allies keep nature in balance. Join us for all the virtual animal fun Registration is required two days before the program.

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Nature Wizard for Families: Nature’s Neighborhoods

Jun 20, 2021 1:00PM—2:30PM

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Nature’s Neighborhoods Sunday, June 20, 1-2:30 pm Every animal needs food, water, shelter, and space to survive. Families can join a naturalist to explore the natural neighborhoods that provide habitat for critters at Wehr. You will go on a scavenger hunt to our grassland, forest, and wetland to discover how they provide habitat for a…

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Operation Recon Nature – Adult Veterans

Apr 30, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

Operation Recon Nature – Veterans & their Families

Apr 25, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

Pop-Up Nature: Water is Wonderful!

Apr 25, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

Great Whitnall Park Clean-up

Apr 17, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Check-in will be at Wehr Nature Center; cleanup areas will be assigned throughout the park based on size of group and age of volutneers Due to COVID, please sign up ahead of time through the Volgistics link (register button)