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NatureNauts: Let’s Play ‘Possum

Jan 16, 2022 1:00PM—2:00PM

A series of fun-filled programs for children 4-6 years old and their favorite adult What has 50 teeth, a naked tail and plays dead? The misunderstood Opossum of course. Learn about Wisconsin’s only marsupial as we make a craft ‘possum and take a short walk in search of ‘possum clues.

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Hybrid Owl Prowl for Youth Groups @ Falk Park

Jan 08, 2022 5:00PM—6:00PM

Falk Park, 2013 W Rawson Ave, Oak Creek

Take a night hike with experienced Naturalists to look and listen for owls! Girl Scout, Cub Scout and other area youth groups are invited to learn about amazing owl adaptations, owl habits, and go on an evening hike into the owl’s forest home. Virtual information about the habits and adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors will…

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Hybrid Adult Owl Prowl @ Wehr

Jan 07, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

Join a naturalist and walk the trails in search of Great-Horned and Eastern Screech owls. Virtual information about the habits and adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors will be sent out prior to the hike. On-line registration required two days before the program.

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Little Wonders: Snowballs & Mittens for Two Year Olds

Jan 03, 2022 9:30AM—10:30AM

Program for 2-year-olds and their caregivers Bundle up your tots for some wintertime fun. We will read A Snowy Day by Ezra Keats, have an indoor snowball fight, decorate felt board snowmen, then head outside to create snowy art.

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Little Wonders: Snowballs & Mittens for Three Year Olds

Jan 03, 2022 11:00AM—12:00PM

Program for 3-year-olds and their caregivers Bundle up your tots for some wintertime fun. We will read A Snowy Day by Ezra Keats, have an indoor snowball fight, decorate felt board snowmen, then head outside to create snowy art.

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CANCELED Family Owl Prowl @ Grant Park

Jan 01, 2022 6:30PM—7:30PM

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, their family life, and owl pellet exploration will be made available prior to the hike. Hikes will be held in small groups…

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Winter Walk at Wehr

Dec 31, 2021 12:30PM—2:00PM

Join us for a winter wonderland walk. Discover how plants and wildlife thrive in our harsh northern climate. Be prepared to explore outdoors as we learn how to decipher clues left behind by winter wildlife. Recommended for families with children ages 6 and older. Registration is required 2 days prior to program.

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Pop-Up Nature: Birding by Numbers

Dec 19, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

Learn what it means to be a community scientist for the birds! We will read the story “Bird Count” by Susan Edwards Richmond and illustrated by Stephanie Coleman, share a birdy craft, scavenger hunt, and tell you how you can count the birds for science through efforts such as the Christmas Bird Count, Project Feeder…

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Christmas Bird Count

Dec 19, 2021 9:00AM—4:00PM

Community 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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Operation Recon Nature – Veterans & their Families

Dec 18, 2021 10:00AM—11:00AM

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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