Current & Upcoming

Birding with Paul

May 15, 2022 7:30AM—10:00AM

Join expert birding leader Paul Boyer for an informative and enjoyable morning of birding. Birders of all levels are welcome. Bring your own binoculars or borrow a pair from Wehr. No registration required.

View More

Birding with Paul

May 08, 2022 7:30AM—10:00AM

Join expert birding leader Paul Boyer for an informative and enjoyable morning of birding. Birders of all levels are welcome. Bring your own binoculars or borrow a pair from Wehr. No registration is required.

View More

Birding with Paul

May 01, 2022 7:30AM—10:00AM

Join expert birding leader Paul Boyer for an informative and enjoyable morning of birding. Birders of all levels are welcome. Bring your own binoculars or borrow a pair from Wehr. No registration is required.

View More

Birding Beyond the Feeder

Apr 23, 2022 8:00AM—12:00PM

,

Wondering what bird is at your feeder or how to tell those warblers apart? Is that a hawk…or a crow? We will start inside learning basic bird identification: using shape, color, field marks, and more to figure out what you are seeing! Binocular use and field guide information will also be covered. Use what you…

View More

Intro to eBird – Every “Birdy” Counts

Apr 03, 2022 1:30PM—3:00PM

Find out how easy it is to discover which birds are where, enter your bird sightings, and feel good about contributing to worldwide research! There will be an interactive demonstration of this bird tracking software, bring your own laptop or cell phone if you want. Have no fear – anyone can do it, even beginning…

View More

Global Big Day Bird Count

May 14, 2022

Meet at Wehr's Visitor Center

Join a Wehr naturalist at 7 am or bird on your own anytime/anywhere in this 24-hour period Calling all birders! Join us for the BIGGEST day in birdwatching- Global Big Day. Join us to bird together at Wehr or watch birds anywhere for as short or long as you want and record your sightings in…

View More

Woodcocks, Woodfrogs, and Wine

Apr 02, 2022 6:30PM—8:30PM

Wehr Nature Center is one of the few spots in Milwaukee County to view the iconic “sky dance” of the American Woodcock. After a short presentation about these unique shorebirds of the woods over a glass of wine or beer, we’ll head out on a sunset stroll to witness one of nature’s most spectacular scenes.…

View More

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.…

View More

Pop-Up Nature: Birding by Numbers

Dec 19, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

Learn what it means to be a community scientist for the birds! We will read the story “Bird Count” by Susan Edwards Richmond and illustrated by Stephanie Coleman, share a birdy craft, scavenger hunt, and tell you how you can count the birds for science through efforts such as the Christmas Bird Count, Project Feeder…

View More

Bird Hike

Jun 20, 2021 7:30AM—9:00AM

Join us to discover the wonderful birds of Wehr Nature Center. Learn some basics of bird ID, where to look for birds, and how to observe bird behavior. Binocular use and eBird information included. Bring your own binoculars; a limited number available to borrow. Open to beginning birders and up. Families welcome; recommended for 8+…

View More

Past | Archive

Staci Joers: Sensational Spring Supper

May 17, 2022 6:30PM—9:00PM

Wehr Nature Center 9701 W College Ave Franklin, WI 53132

NatureNauts: Ladybugs

May 16, 2022 9:30AM—10:30AM