Current & Upcoming

Climate Change Conversations Workshop

Feb 22, 2020 1:00PM—4:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the climate crisis and don’t know how to turn your worry into action? Unsure about how to share your concerns within your community? Having productive conversations about the complex issue of climate change can be challenging. Join interpretative naturalist Bev Bryant and Climate Reality Facilitator Alice Thompson for a workshop…

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Wehr Birders

Feb 23, 2020 9:00AM—10:00AM

Sunday morning birding hikes led by volunteers and fellow birders. This is a great way to observe birds all year long. All levels of experience are welcome. Call Carol Howard at 414 425-8550 for more information or to volunteer to lead walks. Gather in the parking lot. No fee or registration required; $3.50 parking fee…

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Maple Tapping Workshop

Feb 23, 2020 12:00PM—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. Sample delicious syrup…

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Wehr Birders

Mar 01, 2020 8:00AM—10:00AM

Sunday morning birding hikes led by volunteers and fellow birders.This is a great way to observe birds all year long. All levels of experience are welcome. Call Carol Howard at 414 425-8550 for more information or to volunteer to lead walks.Gather in the parking lot. No fee or registration required; $3.50 parking fee applies.

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Watercolor Paint & Sip

Mar 05, 2020 6:30PM—9:00PM

Wehr Nature Center
9701 W College Ave
Franklin, WI 53132

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Join us for an evening of watercolor fun with Chris Mode! Beginner or not, you will paint three 8×10 paintings (bird, dragonfly and flowers) in whatever color scheme you’d like. You will get step by step instructions and helpful tips to make paintings good enough to frame! All supplies provided. Bring your own beverage; snacks…

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Women and Girls in Science

Mar 07, 2020 10:00AM—3:30PM

Wehr Nature Center

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Let’s celebrate historic female figures as well as current women in science and their contributions! Celebrate National Women’s History Month by learning about the important contributions of both historical and contemporary women to science. This open house event will feature local women scientists who will share their passions, hands-on science activities for children, and presentations…

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Wehr Birders

Mar 08, 2020 8:00AM—10:00AM

  Sunday morning birding hikes led by volunteers and fellow birders.This is a great way to observe birds all year long. All levels of experience are welcome. Call Carol Howard at 414 425-8550 for more information or to volunteer to lead walks.Gather in the parking lot. No fee or registration required; $3.50 parking fee applies.

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Little Wonders: Spunky Skunks

Mar 09, 2020 9:30AM—10:30AM

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A program for 2-year-olds and their caregivers Your child will love being a little stinker at this program!We will learn all about those smelly, striped critters of the night as we enjoy an hour of pretending to be skunks. We will read a story about a spunky skunk, The Bravest of the Brave by Shutta…

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Little Wonders: Spunky Skunks

Mar 09, 2020 11:00AM—12:00PM

A program for 3-year-olds and their caregivers Your child will love being a little stinker at this program!We will learn all about those smelly, striped critters of the night as we enjoy an hour of pretending to be skunks. We will read a story about a spunky skunk, The Bravest of the Brave by Shutta…

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Wehr Birders

Mar 15, 2020 8:00AM—10:00AM

  Sunday morning birding hikes led by volunteers and fellow birders.This is a great way to observe birds all year long. All levels of experience are welcome. Call Carol Howard at 414 425-8550 for more information or to volunteer to lead walks.Gather in the parking lot. No fee or registration required; $3.50 parking fee applies.

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Past | Archive

Little Wonders: Winter Sleepers

Feb 17, 2020 9:30AM—10:30AM

Little Wonders: Winter Sleepers

Feb 17, 2020 11:00AM—12:00PM

Wehr Birders

Feb 16, 2020 9:00AM—10:00AM

Canceled Slightly Naughty Nature

Feb 14, 2020 7:00PM—9:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

NatureNauts: Fish Tales

Feb 10, 2020 9:30AM—10:30AM

Wehr Nature Center