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Virtual Feeding Time Fun: Turtle Time

Jan 18, 2021 10:00AM

Join us virtually to meet “Boxy”, and “Louise”, Wehr’s resident turtles. Viewers will see how they love to eat! See a turtle skeleton, enjoy a reading of Box Turtle at Long Pond by William T. George and discover why Boxy and Louise have lived at Wehr for 30 years.

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Virtual Pop-Up Nature: Investigating Owls

Jan 16, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

Could there be owls in your neighborhood? Join us for a virtual experience on how to look for owls in your neighborhood.  We will share a story, a lesson on owl adaptations, scavenger hunt, craft as well as other resources to help families discover the wonderful world of owls.  Coordinator will send participants YouTube Video…

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Owl Prowl for Youth Groups @ Falk Park

Jan 09, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Falk Park, 2013 W Rawson Ave, Oak Creek

Registration coming soon! Scout and youth groups are invited to spend twilight with the owls. Attendees will learn about amazing owl adaptations and habits through fun pre-recorded virtual activities and then meet with Wehr Nature Center Naturalists for an evening hike into the woods to look and listen for owls. Group size will be limited…

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Owl Prowl for Adults at Wehr

Jan 08, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave. Franklin

Join a naturalist for a walk in the woodlands of Wehr in search of the Great Horned Owl and Eastern Screech Owl. Virtual programs highlighting the amazing adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors and their family life, will be made available prior to the hike. Hikes will be held in small socially distanced groups. All participants…

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Owl Prowl for Families at Grant Park

Jan 02, 2021 6:30PM—7:30PM

Grant Park: participants will be sent a specific location to meet

Join a naturalist for a walk in the woodlands of Grant in search of the Great Horned Owl and Eastern Screech Owl. A Virtual program highlighting the amazing adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors, their family life, and owl pellet exploration will be made available prior to the hike.  All participants are required to wear a…

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Christmas Bird Count

Dec 20, 2020 9:00AM—4:00PM

Participants will go to their count site directly and practice social distancing and use of masks

Citizen 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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Pop-Up Nature: Sensational Spiders

Dec 19, 2020 1:00PM

Virtual

Do you remember Charlotte the Spider from “Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White?  Spiders are often portrayed as important figures in various stories and cultural myths. The Legend of Dream Catcher features a spider and its web. Tinsel, a popular holiday decoration, was created to represent a spider’s web. In one myth, Lord Spider was even…

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Owl Prowl for Adults at Grant Park

Dec 18, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

Grant Park Clubhouse, 100 Hawthorne Ave, South Milwaukee

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 and their family life, will be made available prior to the hike. Hikes will be held in small socially distanced groups. All…

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Feeding Time Fun: Amphibian Adventures

Dec 14, 2020 10:00AM—10:30AM

Virtual

Join us via Zoom to meet Wehr’s resident Tree Frog and Salamanders. They LOVE to eat! Tune in to see them gobble insects & worms and discover how our amphibian allies keep nature in balance. Join us for all the virtual animal fun. Registration required

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Owl Prowl for Families at Wehr

Dec 12, 2020 6:30PM—7:30PM

Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave. Franklin

Join a naturalist for a walk in the woodlands of Wehr in search of the Great Horned Owl and Eastern Screech Owl. A Virtual program highlighting the amazing adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors, their family life, and owl pellet exploration will be made available prior to the hike.  All participants are required to wear a…

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