Children & Family

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Little Wonders in a Bag: Buzzy Bees

Jul 13, 2020 10:00AM—10:30AM


Monday, July 13, 10:00-10:30 Storytime via Zoom. Pick-up your “Little Wonders in a Bag” materials at Wehr by appointment Join Miss Bev via Zoom for a celebration of nature’s essential worker, the honey bee. During our Zoom storytime we will read The Honeybee and the Robber by Eric Carle and watch a short video of…

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VIRTUAL Pop-up Nature: Marvelous Moths

Jul 17, 2020 1:00PM—2:00PM


July 18th through July 26th is National Moth Week. We invite families to celebrate these amazing creatures with us virtually. Together we will find out why moths are so marvelous! We will share the story An Extraordinary Ordinary Moth by Karlin Gray, a craft, scavenger hunt, and resources on how you and your family can…

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VIRTUAL NatureNauts: Wiggly Worms

Jul 20, 2020 10:00AM


Join us via zoom (10-10:45 am) to discover the wonderful wiggly worm as we will read The Lifecycle of the Earthworm. See real live worms up close and personal as we go outside (virtually) and dig in the dirt.  learn how to make “worm art”, see how to make chocolate “dirt cake” featuring a gummi…

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VIRTUAL Moth Night

Jul 24, 2020 8:00PM—9:30PM


Join us via Zoom to see how Moths rule the night! Join us for Moth Night, a citizen science event during National Moth Week. We will explore the diverse and marvelous world of moths and discover how their adaptations make them masters of the dark. After a virtual trip through the moth world we will…

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VIRTUAL Feeding Time Fun: Amphibian Adventures

Jul 27, 2020 10:00AM


Designed for children ages 4 – 6 with an adult., but everyone is welcome. Join us via Zoom (10-10:45 am) 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. We will read The…

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Sep 13, 2020

Explore the wonderful world of invertebrates through Show, Tell, and Touch displays featuring live critters from Wisconsin and across the globe. Dress like a bug, join a guided insect safari hike, and sample tasty insect treats from the Critter Café. Invertebrates are are essential pollinators, decomposers, food for critters (and people), and so much more.…

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Past | Archive

POSTPONED BioBlitz Open House & Biodiversity Celebration

Jun 27, 2020 10:00AM—3:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

Virtual Bat Night

Jun 19, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM