Current & Upcoming

Operation Recon Nature – Adult Veterans

Jan 29, 2021 3:00PM—4:00PM

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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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Operation Recon Nature – Veterans & their Families

Jan 31, 2021 3:00PM—4:00PM

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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 Slightly Naughty Nature

Feb 13, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Adults are invited to explore the nature of romance, courtship, and reproduction in the plant and animal world. From the endearing to the bizarre, plants and animals demonstrate LOTS of ways to perpetuate the species. Join us virtually to experience an updated version of the “Birds & the Bee’s”. Please note, this…

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Maple Tapping Hybrid Workshop

Feb 13, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

Wehr Nature Center 9701 W College Ave Franklin, WI 53132

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Join an expert maple syrup maker and learn how to turn your backyard maple tree into liquid gold! The workshop will cover how to identify a suitable tree, the tools and tricks of drilling and tapping, how to safely store and boil-down sap, and the process of “finishing off” and storing syrup. Access to virtual training…

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Feeding Time Fun: Great Snakes

Feb 15, 2021 10:00AM

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Join us 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 Great…

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Animal Tracking: Sleuthing Tracks, Signs and Scat

Feb 20, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

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Looking for a fun, family activity to get your kids brains and bodies active? Head outdoors to solve the mysteries that critters create right in you own backyard. This hybrid format program will include three kid friendly videos that focus on the clues animals leave behind and the cool adaptations that they reveal, along with…

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Past | Archive

Owl Prowl for Youth Groups @ Falk Park

Jan 09, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Falk Park, 2013 W Rawson Ave, Oak Creek

Owl Prowl for Adults at Wehr

Jan 08, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave. Franklin

Owl Prowl for Families at Grant Park

Jan 02, 2021 6:30PM—7:30PM

Grant Park: participants will be sent a specific location to meet

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