Current & Upcoming

Operation Recon Nature – Adult Veterans

Oct 22, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM


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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Meet the Trees

Oct 30, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM


You have walked by them, admired their beauty, and appreciated their shade, but have you ever really met a tree? Join a naturalist to learn more about the spectacular trees that grace Wehr Nature Center’s trails. We will learn to use a simple tree identification key as we enjoy the beauty of the forest in…

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Whitetails 101

Nov 20, 2021 2:30PM—4:30PM


Whitnall Park is famous for its herd of “friendly” White-tailed Deer. Join deer biologist and Wehr naturalist Bev Bryant to learn more about these magnificent creatures. We will explore the basics of deer biology and behavior, learn how to interpret their many forms of communication, and discuss the ramifications of CWD on our urban herd.…

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Adult Owl Prowl @ Grant Park Clubhouse

Dec 10, 2021 7:00PM—9:00PM

Grant Park Clubhouse, 100 Hawthorne Ave, South Milwaukee


Join a naturalist for an evening out with the owls. An interactive program will highlight the habits and adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors. Then we will walk the trails listening and looking for Great-Horned and Eastern Screech owls.

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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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Past | Archive

Cider Sunday Fundraiser

Oct 03, 2021 11:30AM—4:30PM

Adult Scavenger Hunt

Aug 21, 2021 6:00PM—8:00PM