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Operation Recon Nature – Veterans & their Families

May 30, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

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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Operation Recon Nature – Adult Veterans

May 28, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

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 monthly seasonally themed experience; woodland, wetland and prairie. Registration is required.…

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Virtual Feeding Time Fun: Great Snakes!

May 17, 2021 10:00AM—10:30AM

Join us via virtually to meet Wehr’s two resident snakes: Stripes the Garter Snake and Frank the Fox Snake. Little ones will see a snake skeleton, a snake x-ray, a snake shed, and then topped off with a meal for both Frank and Stripes. Enjoy a reading of The Greedy Python by Eric Carle and…

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Global Big Day Bird Count

May 08, 2021

On your own: Saturday, May 8, anytime in this 24 hour period Last year on Global Big Day, over 50,000 birders in more than 175 countries participated in the world’s largest bird count and research project. That was 30,000 people and 15 countries more than the previous year! To be a part of this important…

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Hybrid Birding Beyond the Feeder-Bird ID & Hike

May 05, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Virtual Sessions: Wednesday, May 5 & May 12, 7-8 pmIn-person hike: Saturday, May 15, 8-10 am Wondering what bird is at your feeder or which warbler is in the woods? Via Zoom sessions on two evenings, learn basic bird identification: how to use shape, color, field marks, and more to    figure out what you…

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Nature Wizard for Families: Soil Secrets

May 02, 2021 1:00PM—2:30PM

Soil Secrets  Sunday, May 2, 1-2:30 pm     Have you ever really noticed the ground beneath your feet? Soil makes your breakfast (and lunch and dinner) and we can’t live without it. Join us at Wehr to gain a greater appreciation of this critical resource. Work as a family to dissect a soil sample…

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Operation Recon Nature – Adult Veterans

Apr 30, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

Free Guided Hikes for Veterans and Active Military 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 monthly seasonally themed…

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