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Current & Upcoming

IN-PERSON CANCELED Wehr Naturally: Plan Your Pollinator Garden Workshop

Apr 05, 2020 1:30PM—3:30PM

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Create an oasis for pollinators using native plants in your yard while providing beauty and interest all year round. Learn about host plants, nectaring plants, as well as plants that provide winter forage and shelter. Design your yard with the help of trained staff and place an order for native plants to arrive for ordering…

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CANCELED eBird Training – Every Bird Counts!

Apr 15, 2020

6:15 - 6:45 pm (prior to WMAS Meeting)

6:15 – 6:45 pm (prior to WMAS Meeting) Find out how easy it is to enter your bird sightings, check your lists, discover which birds are where, and feel good about contributing to worldwide research! There will be live online demonstration of this bird tracking software and how-to handouts. Have no fear – anyone can…

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IN-PERSON CANCELED Frog Frolics for Adults

Apr 17, 2020 7:00PM—9:00PM

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Hop over to Wehr and celebrate spring with the frogs.  We will meet some Wisconsin amphibians up close and then stroll out to the ponds of Wehr to listen for the sweet spring sound of frogs chorusing. Learn about community science opportunities that support frog conservation.  Registration required 2 days prior to program.

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IN-PERSON CANCELED Bumblebee Monitoring Training

Apr 18, 2020 9:30AM—12:00PM

Boerner Botanical Gardens

Are you interested in becoming a Bumble Bee Monitor for Milwaukee County? Attend this free workshop to become one today! Natural Areas staff has inventoried potential bumble bee habitat areas within the Park System and is seeking volunteers to adopt these natural areas to gather data on all bumble bee species (including the federally endangered…

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CANCELED Birding Beyond the Feeder: Bird Identification

Apr 25, 2020 8:00AM—12:00PM

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Wondering what bird is at your feeder or which warbler is singing in the woods? We will start inside learning basic bird identification and binocular use, then head outside to experience the beginning of migration. For registered eager early-risers, there will be a pre-class hike at 7:00 am! Registration is required two days before the…

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CANCELED Global Big Day

May 09, 2020 7:00AM—11:00AM

Calling all birders! Join us for the BIGGEST day in birdwatching- Global Big Day. Over 20,000 people in more than 160 countries will be counting what they see and hear for the world’s largest bird count! Join Wehr staff and volunteers for this important, world-wide event! No fee or registration required. Meet at 7 am…

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CANCELED Night Sky Viewing

May 16, 2020 8:00PM—11:00PM

Join members of the Wehr Astronomical Society for sky viewing at Wehr Nature Center. Look through a telescope and learn about the constellations and sky objects with experts. This program is canceled if the skies are cloudy. Personal telescopes are welcome but not required.

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CANCELED Adult Scavenger Hunt

May 30, 2020 6:00PM—8:00PM

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Back by popular demand, this one-of-a-kind adult-only scavenger hunt will make the kids jealous! It’s your turn to hit the trails with a GPS and a set of clues. Teams answer riddles, collect items and solve a puzzle to earn points for alcoholic beverages and great prizes. So if you are up for some friendly…

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Advanced Master Naturalist: Hearing & Creating the Sound of Nature

Jun 06, 2020 8:30AM—12:00PM

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The natural world is full of sound. Learn how wildlife use sound for courtship, warnings, and even fun. Discover the physics of sound and how hearing and vocalization work and then go to the field for an intro to wildlife acoustic technology.  Test software that reveals the unique frequencies of bird and bat calls. Join…

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Night Sky Viewing

Jun 13, 2020 8:00PM—11:00PM

Join members of the Wehr Astronomical Society for sky viewing at Wehr Nature Center. Look through a telescope and learn about the constellations and sky objects with experts. This program is canceled if the skies are cloudy. Personal telescopes are welcome but not required.

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Past | Archive

Watercolor Paint & Sip

Mar 05, 2020 6:30PM—9:00PM

Maple Tapping Workshop

Feb 23, 2020 12:00PM—2:00PM

Wehr Nature Center
9701 W College Ave
Franklin, WI 53132

Climate Change Conversations Workshop

Feb 22, 2020 1:00PM—4:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

Canceled Slightly Naughty Nature

Feb 14, 2020 7:00PM—9:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

Groundhog Chili Cook-off Fundraiser

Feb 01, 2020 6:00PM—8:00PM

Call to reserve your seat 414-425-8550