Current & Upcoming

Protecting Yourself from Summer’s Supervillians- Taking on Ticks

May 27, 2020—Jun 30, 2020

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A Series of Short Videos produced by Wehr Nature Center and the Greendale Health Department to help you stay safe while exploring outdoors. Free resources available while supplies lasts. Topics will include: Tick identification and life cycles;tick supervillian adaptations, ecology of tick bore diseases;how to dress to prevent bites, how to safely remove a tick,…

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Advanced Master Naturalist: Hearing & Creating the Sound of Nature

Jun 06, 2020 8:30AM—12:00PM

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The natural world is full of sound. Learn how wildlife use sound for courtship, warnings, and even fun. Discover the physics of sound and how hearing and vocalization work and then go to the field for an intro to wildlife acoustic technology.  Test software that reveals the unique frequencies of bird and bat calls. Join…

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VIRTUAL Little Wonders: Fish Tales

Jun 08, 2020 10:00AM—10:30AM

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Coming soon… Please consider a donation in any amount to the Friends of Wehr Nature Center to help during this difficult time. Your donation will be used for our non-profit organization’s critical needs as we support the programs and facilities of Wehr Nature Center. Give

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VIRTUAL Basic Bird ID (June 9 & 16)

Jun 09, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

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Wondering what bird is at your feeder or which warbler is in the woods? Via Zoom sessions on two evenings, learn basic bird identification: how to use shape, color, field marks, and more to figure out what you are seeing! Binocular use and field guide information will be covered, too! Registration is for both sessions on…

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CANCELED Reptile Day

Jun 14, 2020 1:00PM—4:00PM

Discover the world of reptiles and amphibians! Meet colorful snakes, wondrous turtles, and strange lizards and salamanders. See dozens of species on display and enjoy a guided hike to look for turtles and listen for frogs. Learn all the ways to live peacefully with our misunderstood and scaly wild neighbors. Kids can enjoy crafts and…

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VIRTUAL Pop-up Nature: A Charm of Hummingbirds

Jun 22, 2020 1:00PM—2:00PM

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Did you know that a group of hummingbirds is called a "charm" or that a hummingbird can flap its wings up to 200 flaps per second?  Join us as we enter the fascinating world of hummingbirds.  Families can enjoy a story about these flying jewels, make a hummingbird related craft, and go on a scavenger…

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POSTPONED BioBlitz Open House & Biodiversity Celebration

Jun 27, 2020 10:00AM—3:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

Join us for an exciting day of discovery and science as Wehr hosts the 6th Annual BioBlitz organized by the Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM). A BioBlitz is part contest, part education event, and part scientific endeavor.Starting on Friday, June 26 at 3 pm, a group of scientists organized by MPM will race against time to…

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