Current & Upcoming

Gardening for the Birds and the Bees

Mar 02, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM


Are you concerned about birds, bees, and butterflies? Would you like to see more of them up close in your yard? Join us to learn how to use native plants to attract and support your favorite birds and insects to create a personal backyard habitat. Reservations guarantee a space. Walk-ins are welcome as space allows.

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2022 Milwaukee County Parks Bumble Bee Monitoring Program Orientation 

Jun 18, 2022 9:00AM—11:30AM

Wehr Nature Center

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer Bumble Bee Monitor for Milwaukee County? Attend this free workshop to become one today! Wisconsin is home to 20 species of native bumblebees, many of which live here in Milwaukee, including the federally endangered rusty-patched bumble bee). Monitors help gather data on bumble bees in natural areas around…

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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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Past | Archive

Guided Forest Bathing Walk

Dec 03, 2023 1:00PM—2:30PM

Nature Wizards: Homemade Holidays

Dec 03, 2023 1:00PM—2:30PM

Wehr Birders

Dec 03, 2023 9:00AM—10:00AM

Wehr Naturally: Woodland Gnomes

Dec 02, 2023 1:00PM—3:00PM

Wehr Nature Center 9701 W College Ave Franklin, WI 53132