Current & Upcoming

Nature Wizard for Families: Talking Turkeys

Dec 04, 2022 1:00PM—2:30PM

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Talking Turkey We’ll learn how to punt, cluck, and gobble like turkey as we explore the lives of our wild turkey neighbors. Families will go on a guided walk to look for turkeys and their signs A Monthly Series for Members of the Friends of Wehr Make Wehr part of your family time. Friends of…

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Little Wonders: Tracks & Trails for Two-Year Olds

Dec 05, 2022 9:30AM—10:30AM

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A program for 2-year olds to share with their favorite adult. Tots will become nature detectives as we search for the clues animals leave behind. We will read Forest Tracks by Dee Dee Duffy, use stampers to create footprint art, and explore outdoors looking for animal signs. Additional $4 parking fee for non-members.

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Little Wonders: Tracks & Trails for Three-Year Olds

Dec 05, 2022 11:00AM—12:00PM

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Tots will become nature detectives as we search for the clues animals leave behind. We will read Forest Tracks by Dee Dee Duffy, use stampers to create footprint art, and explore outdoors looking for animal signs. Additional $4 parking fee for non-members.

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Adult Owl Prowl @ Grant Park

Dec 09, 2022 7:00PM—9:00PM

Grant Park Clubhouse, 100 Hawthorne Ave, South Milwaukee

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Join a naturalist for an evening out with the owls. An interactive program will highlight the habits and adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors. Then we will walk the trails listening and looking for Great-Horned and Eastern Screech owls. On-line registration required two days prior to program. Rain date December 16

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Operation Recon Nature – Veterans & their Families

Dec 10, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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Veterans from all branches of service, whether active duty, reserve or retired personnel and their families, are invited to attend. We enjoy camaraderie on experiential hikes along Wehr’s trails observing seasonal nature happenings and escaping the daily grind. Free for Veterans from all branches of service – Active Duty, Reserve, and Retired personnel and their…

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Operation Recon Nature – Adult Veterans

Dec 10, 2022 3:30PM—4:30PM

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Veterans from all branches of service, whether active duty, reserve or retired personnel and their families, are invited to attend. We enjoy camaraderie on experiential hikes along Wehr’s trails observing seasonal nature happenings and escaping the daily grind. Free for Veterans from all branches of service – Active Duty, Reserve, and Retired personnel and their…

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Family Owl Prowl

Dec 10, 2022 5:30PM—7:30PM

Wehr Nature Center

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Join a naturalist for an evening with the owls. An interactive program will highlight the amazing adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors.  Come prepared to walk in search of Great-Horned and Eastern Screech owls. Each child will dissect an owl pellet to discover what owls eat for dinner! Online registration required two days prior to programRecommended…

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NatureNauts: Busy Beaver

Dec 11, 2022 1:00PM—2:00PM

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A program for children ages 4-6 and their caregiver Get busy and discover the secrets of nature’s hardest working engineer – the beaver! Join us as we sing the beaver song, make a craft beaver, and touch a tree that’s been gnawed by a real beaver. Additional $4 parking fee for non-members

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NatureNauts: Busy Beavers

Dec 12, 2022 9:30AM—10:30AM

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A program for children ages 4-6 and their caregiver Get busy and discover the secrets of nature’s hardest working engineer – the beaver! Join us as we sing the beaver song, make a craft beaver, and touch a tree that’s been gnawed by a real beaver. Additional $4 parking fee for non-members.

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Flow Yoga

Dec 17, 2022 9:00AM—10:00AM

Wehr’s Amphitheater or Gardner Room

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Join us for a 60-minute, all levels vinyasa flow class in partnership with The Barefoot Haven in Greendale. Grab some friends and enjoy your morning in a serene nature-based setting. Weather pending the session will be indoor/outdoor. To reserve your space, pre-register online at: https://www.thebarefoothaven.com/scheduleFall Sessions: (Saturdays, 9-10 am) Oct 22, Nov 26, and Dec…

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Past | Archive

Family Owl Prowl @ Greenfield Park

Nov 26, 2022 5:30PM—7:30PM

Flow Yoga

Nov 26, 2022 9:00AM—10:00AM

Wehr’s Amphitheater or Gardner Room

NatureNauts: Scampering Squirrels

Nov 20, 2022 1:00PM—2:00PM

CANCELLED: Squirrels 101

Nov 19, 2022 2:00PM—4:00PM