Current & Upcoming

Friends of Wehr Native Plant Sale

Jun 04, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 05, 2022 3:30PM

Gardening with native plants is a gift to nature and yourself. Choose from a wide variety of native flowers, grasses, and sedges suitable for southeastern Wisconsin at our annual Native Plant Fundraiser and support Wehr Nature Center. Check out the Plant Sale page for more info.

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Adult Scavenger Hunt 2022

Jun 11, 2022 6:00PM—8:00PM

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Leave the kids at home for this outdoor adventure. Find your cleverest friends and head to Wehr for our annual Adult Scavenger Hunt. We’ll supply the map, clues and drinks – YOU bring your A-Game! Top teams win prizes…but everyone has a blast! Price includes activities, gear, and 2 alcoholic beverages. This is a 21+…

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Reptile Day

Jun 12, 2022 1:00PM—4:00PM

Discover the world of reptiles and amphibians! Meet colorful snakes, wondrous turtles, and strange lizards and salamanders. See dozens of species on display and enjoy a guided hike to look for turtles and listen for frogs. Learn all the ways to live harmoniously with our misunderstood and scaly wild neighbors. Kids will enjoy reptile-themed crafts.…

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Little Wonders: Animal Babies for Two Year Olds

Jun 13, 2022 9:30AM—10:30AM

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Program for 2-year-olds and their caregivers Join the birthday party as we celebrate the spring birth of baby animals. We’ll read “If You Were Born a Kitten” by Marion Bauer and play a fun animal matching game. Toddlers will don party hat and sing Happy Birthday to the baby animals. We will finish the party…

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Little Wonders: Animal Babies for Three Year Olds

Jun 13, 2022 11:00AM—12:00PM

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Program for 3-year-olds and their caregivers Join the birthday party as we celebrate the spring birth of baby animals. We’ll read “If You Were Born a Kitten” by Marion Bauer and play a fun animal matching game. Toddlers will don party hat and sing Happy Birthday to the baby animals. We will finish the party…

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2022 Milwaukee County Parks Bumble Bee Monitoring Program Orientation 

Jun 18, 2022 9:00AM—11:30AM

Wehr Nature Center

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer Bumble Bee Monitor for Milwaukee County? Attend this free workshop to become one today! Wisconsin is home to 20 species of native bumblebees, many of which live here in Milwaukee, including the federally endangered rusty-patched bumble bee). Monitors help gather data on bumble bees in natural areas around…

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NatureNauts: Terrific Turtles

Jun 19, 2022 1:00PM—2:00PM

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A series of fun-filled programs for children 4-6 years old and their favorite adult Naturenauts are invited to come out of their shell to meet real turtles up close. Enjoy a short walk and search for wild turtles, make a craft turtle, and discover all the turtle fun.

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NatureNauts: Terrific Turtles

Jun 20, 2022 9:30AM—10:30AM

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A series of fun-filled programs for children 4-6 years old and their favorite adult Naturenauts are invited to come out of their shell to meet real turtles up close. Enjoy a short walk and search for wild turtles, make a craft turtle, and discover all the turtle fun.

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Adventure Summer Camp: Nature Snoopers

Jun 21, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 22, 2022 4:00PM

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Tuesday & Wednesday, June 21-22, 2022 (9 am-4 pm) Are you ready to go snooping for nature’s mysteries? Join us to explore Wehr’s trails in search of the secrets the forest, field, and pond hold. We’ll go on an insect safari, learn the buzz about bees, solve the mystery of the rotting log, and have…

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Adventure Summer Camp: Water Explorers

Jun 23, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 24, 2022 4:00PM

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Thursday & Friday, June 23-24, 2022 (9 am-4 pm) Explore Earth’s most miraculous and important substance, water! Campers will compete in the “Water Olympics” to learn about water’s properties, work as a team to float a boat down a river they design, trek to a waterfall, discover the amazing microscopic creatures living in a drop…

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Past | Archive

Staci Joers: Sensational Spring Supper

May 17, 2022 6:30PM—9:00PM

Wehr Nature Center 9701 W College Ave Franklin, WI 53132

NatureNauts: Ladybugs

May 16, 2022 9:30AM—10:30AM