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Little Wonders: Bear Hunt for Two Year Olds

Dec 06, 2021 9:30AM—10:30AM

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Program for 2-year-olds and their caregivers Grab your teddy bear and join us for a bear hunt. We will learn about what wild bears do to get ready for winter and then take our teddies on an adventure. A snack fit for a bear awaits tots at the end of their journey.

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Little Wonders: Bear Hunt for Three Year Olds

Dec 06, 2021 11:00AM—12:00PM

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Program for 3-year-olds and their caregivers Grab your teddy bear and join us for a bear hunt. We will learn about what wild bears do to get ready for winter and then take our teddies on an adventure. A snack fit for a bear awaits tots at the end of their journey.

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Adult Owl Prowl @ Grant Park Clubhouse

Dec 10, 2021 7:00PM—9:00PM

Grant Park Clubhouse, 100 Hawthorne Ave, South Milwaukee

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Join a naturalist for an evening out with the owls. An interactive program will highlight the habits and adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors. Then we will walk the trails listening and looking for Great-Horned and Eastern Screech owls.

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Family Owl Prowl @ Wehr

Dec 11, 2021 5:30PM—7:30PM

Wehr Nature Center

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Join a naturalist for an evening with the owls. An interactive program will highlight the amazing adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors. Come prepared to walk in search of Great-Horned and Eastern Screech owls. Each child will dissect an owl pellet to discover what owls eat for dinner!

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NatureNauts: Rascally Rabbits

Dec 12, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

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A series of fun-filled programs for children 4-6 years old and their favorite adult Hop over and learn how rabbits can be cute and cuddly, yet pesky. NatureNauts learn how to hop like a bunny, go outside in search of rabbit clues, and make their own craft rabbit.

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NatureNauts: Rascally Rabbits

Dec 13, 2021 9:30AM—10:30AM

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A series of fun-filled programs for children 4-6 years old and their favorite adult Hop over and learn how rabbits can be cute and cuddly, yet pesky. NatureNauts learn how to hop like a bunny, go outside in search of rabbit clues, and make their own craft rabbit.

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Operation Recon Nature – Adult Veterans

Dec 17, 2021 3:30PM—4:30PM

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Free Guided Hikes for Veterans and Active Military 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…

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Operation Recon Nature – Veterans & their Families

Dec 18, 2021 10:00AM—11:00AM

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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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Pop-Up Nature: Birding by Numbers

Dec 19, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

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Learn what it means to be a community scientist for the birds! We will read the story “Bird Count” by Susan Edwards Richmond and illustrated by Stephanie Coleman, share a birdy craft, scavenger hunt, and tell you how you can count the birds for science through efforts such as the Christmas Bird Count, Project Feeder…

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Christmas Bird Count

Dec 19, 2021 9:00AM—4:00PM

Community Science help needed! We will be counting wintering birds at Wehr Nature Center, as well as many other sites within the southern half of Milwaukee County. You’ll meet some talented and persistent birders as we observe birds in the most important and longest-running nationwide bird count. This count contributes to long-term population trends data.…

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Family Owl Prowl @ Jacobus Park

Nov 27, 2021 5:30PM—7:30PM

Jacobus Park Pavilion. 6501 W. Hillside Lane, Wauwatosa, WI 53213