Children & Family

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Virtual Feeding Time Fun: Turtle Time

Apr 12, 2021 10:00AM—10:30AM

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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. Registration is required two days before…

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Operation Recon Nature – Veterans & their Families

Apr 25, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

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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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Pop-Up Nature: Water is Wonderful!

Apr 25, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

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Did you know that the human body is made up of water – up to 75% water? Water is something that all living things need. Water is truly precious.Join a naturalist as they read “We Are Water Protectors”  by Carole Lindstrom and illustrated by Michaela Goade.We will share an activity guide that accompanies the story…

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Nature Wizard for Families: Soil Secrets

May 02, 2021 1:00PM—2:30PM

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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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Virtual Feeding Time Fun: Great Snakes!

May 17, 2021 10:00AM—10:30AM

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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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Operation Recon Nature – Veterans & their Families

May 30, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

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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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Virtual Feeding Time Fun: Amphibian Adventures

Jun 14, 2021 10:00AM—10:30AM

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Join us virtually 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 is required two days before the program.

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Nature Wizard for Families: Nature’s Neighborhoods

Jun 20, 2021 1:00PM—2:30PM

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Nature’s Neighborhoods Sunday, June 20, 1-2:30 pm Every animal needs food, water, shelter, and space to survive. Families can join a naturalist to explore the natural neighborhoods that provide habitat for critters at Wehr. You will go on a scavenger hunt to our grassland, forest, and wetland to discover how they provide habitat for a…

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Past | Archive

Hybrid Frog Frolic for Families

Apr 09, 2021 7:30PM—9:00PM

Maple Sugar Days

Mar 28, 2021 11:00AM—4:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

Maple Sugar Days

Mar 27, 2021 11:00AM—4:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

Operation Recon Nature – Veterans & their Families

Mar 21, 2021 4:00PM—5:00PM

Wehr Nature Center