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Homemade Holidays – Pandemic Edition

Dec 04, 2020—Dec 06, 2020

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Deadline to order your crafts – November 15 Pickup craft orders December 4, 5, and 7 Did you know that crafting helps reduce stress? Concentrating on the task at hand focuses the mind and reduces negative thoughts. Sadly, some of our favorite things have not happened this year due to the pandemic – we won’t…

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Homemade Holidays – Pandemic Edition

Dec 04, 2020—Dec 06, 2020

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Deadline to order your crafts – November 15 Pickup craft orders December 4, 5, and 7 Did you know that crafting helps reduce stress? Concentrating on the task at hand focuses the mind and reduces negative thoughts. Sadly, some of our favorite things have not happened this year due to the pandemic – we won’t…

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Owl Prowl for Adults at Grant Park

Dec 11, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

Grant Park Clubhouse, 100 Hawthorne Ave, South Milwaukee

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Join a naturalist for a walk in the woodlands of Grant Park in search of the Great Horned Owl and Eastern Screech Owl. Virtual programs highlighting the amazing adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors and their family life, will be made available prior to the hike. Hikes will be held in small socially distanced groups. All…

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Owl Prowl for Families at Wehr

Dec 12, 2020 6:30PM—7:30PM

Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave. Franklin

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Join a naturalist for a walk in the woodlands of Wehr in search of the Great Horned Owl and Eastern Screech Owl. A Virtual program highlighting the amazing adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors, their family life, and owl pellet exploration will be made available prior to the hike.  All participants are required to wear a…

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Feeding Time Fun: Amphibian Adventures

Dec 14, 2020 10:00AM—10:30AM

Virtual

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Join us via Zoom 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 required

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Pop-Up Nature: Sensational Spiders

Dec 19, 2020 1:00PM

Virtual

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Do you remember Charlotte the Spider from “Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White?  Spiders are often portrayed as important figures in various stories and cultural myths. The Legend of Dream Catcher features a spider and its web. Tinsel, a popular holiday decoration, was created to represent a spider’s web. In one myth, Lord Spider was even…

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Christmas Bird Count

Dec 20, 2020 9:00AM—4:00PM

Participants will go to their count site directly and practice social distancing and use of masks

Citizen 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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Past | Archive

Owl Prowl for Families at Jacobus Park

Nov 28, 2020 6:30PM—7:30PM

Jacobus Park, 6501 W. Hillside Ln., Wauwatosa

Wildlife 101: Wild Turkeys Part 2

Nov 21, 2020 9:30AM—10:30AM

Wildlife 101: Wild Turkeys Part 1

Nov 20, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

Part 1: Virtual / Part 2: Wehr Nature Center