Current & Upcoming

Fireside Fridays: Twilight Travelers

Jul 30, 2021 7:30PM—9:30PM

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Fireside Fridays is a series of evening nature discovery programs for families. Enjoy a twilight walk and then share a campfire dessert by the fire pit. Twilight Travelers – As your bedtime approaches, the crepuscular critters come out to play. Learn about the crepuscular (active at dusk and dawn) and nocturnal wildlife of southeast Wisconsin.…

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Operation Recon Nature – Veterans & their Families

Jul 30, 2021 5:30PM—6:30PM

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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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Operation Recon Nature – Adult Veterans

Jul 30, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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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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Geology and the World of Wehrcraft

Aug 03, 2021 9:00AM—Aug 04, 2021 4:00PM

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Discover the secrets of the amazing underground world that lies beneath our feet. Children will become geologists as we build models of rocks and minerals with Legos, make our own fossils, and take a hike to discover the landscape glaciers left behind. We will apply our new knowledge of crystals, ores, and mining by playing…

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Little Wonders: Water is Wonderful for Three Year Olds

Aug 09, 2021 11:00AM—12:00PM

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Program for 3-year-olds and their caregivers Water is not only essential for life, it is fun!  Children will discover the joys of scooping, pouring, splashing, and measuring water as we play at Wehr’s temporary “water park”. We will hear a story about the wonders of water, create a sparkly wave bottle, and eat a watery…

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Little Wonders: Water is Wonderful for Two Year Olds

Aug 09, 2021 9:30AM—10:30AM

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Program for 2-year-olds and their caregivers Water is not only essential for life, it is fun!  Children will discover the joys of scooping, pouring, splashing, and measuring water as we play at Wehr’s temporary “water park”. We will hear a story about the wonders of water, create a sparkly wave bottle, and eat a watery…

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Nature Wizard for Families: Insect Safari

Aug 15, 2021 1:00PM—2:30PM

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Insect Safari Sunday, August 15, 1-2:30 pm Join a naturalist to go on a six-legged safari. We will enjoy an arthropod fashion show to learn about insects and their relatives and then go on a hunt to discover the diversity of insects that call Wehr home. A Monthly Series for Members of the Friends of…

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Friends of Wehr Annual Meeting

Aug 16, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

The meeting agenda includes a review of the annual report, updates by board committees, a financial report, an overview of the updated facilities, and election of the board of directors. Everyone is invited to attend, but only Friends of Wehr members can vote.

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Adult Scavenger Hunt

Aug 21, 2021 6:00PM—8:00PM

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Back by popular demand, this one-of-a-kind adult-only scavenger hunt will make the kids jealous! It’s your turn to hit the trails with a set of clues. Teams answer riddles, collect items and solve a puzzle to earn points for alcoholic beverages and great prizes. So if you are up for some friendly outdoor competition, get…

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Pop-Up Nature: Wandering Wings

Aug 22, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

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Soon many different types of birds will be making a long journey during their fall migration.  Have you ever wondered why birds migrate? We will explore the mystery of a bird’s wandering wings.  We will share the story “My Name isn’t Oof! Warren the Warbler Takes Flight” by Michael Galligan with illustrations by Jerimiah Trammell.…

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Past | Archive

Moth Night for Adults

Jul 23, 2021 8:00PM—9:30PM

Fireside Friday: Firefly Fun

Jul 09, 2021 7:30PM—9:30PM