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Wehr Birders

Jul 03, 2022 8:00AM—10:00AM

Join us for a Sunday morning birding hike led by 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.

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Operation Recon Nature – Veterans & their Families

Jun 25, 2022 5:30PM—6:30PM

Nature connections are endlessly beneficial for children and families. Want to know why, where to start or need some motivation? Join our Naturalist guided hikes on the trails of Wehr for a monthly themed experience with activities designed for families. Let’s watch all that Spring brings to Wehr! Free for Veterans from all branches of…

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Operation Recon Nature – Adult Veterans

Jun 25, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

Over the last 50 plus years people have lost connections to nature. Studies show that being outdoors makes us healthier happier people! Think of how it feels to pause and watch a sunset or stop and listen to bird song. Let’s cultivate that feeling on the trails of Wehr while we watch all that Spring…

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Pop-Up Nature: Pollinator Power

Jun 24, 2022 1:00PM—3:00PM

Join us as we celebrate nature’s superheroes, the pollinators, during National Pollinator Week.  Together we will find out what pollination is, how pollination happens, and what the superhero duties of a pollinator are.We will read the story Flower Talk: How Plants Use Color to Communicate written by Sara Levine and illustrated by Masha D’yans. We…

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Adventure Summer Camp: Water Explorers

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

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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CANCELED Adventure Summer Camp: Nature Snoopers

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

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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NatureNauts: Terrific Turtles

Jun 20, 2022 9:30AM—10:30AM

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 19, 2022 1:00PM—2:00PM

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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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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Little Wonders: Animal Babies for Two Year Olds

Jun 13, 2022 9:30AM—10:30AM

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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