Current & Upcoming

eBird and Beyond! Advanced eBird Class

Mar 16, 2024 12:00PM—2:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

Join WI Metro Audubon Society (WMAS) at Wehr Nature Center and embark on a journey into the advanced realms of eBird with our comprehensive class! Whether you’re a seasoned eBird user or just starting out, this session is tailored to enhance your eBird experience. Explore how to optimize eBird for personal listings, contribute valuable citizen…

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Global Big Day Bird Count

May 11, 2024 7:00AM

It’s BIG! Over 51,000 birders + 201 countries = 7673 species last year in the world’s largest bird count and research project. Join naturalists at Wehr or bird anywhere for as short or long as you want and record your sightings in eBird. Accessible options available; contact carol.howard@milwaukeecountywi.gov or 414-425-8550. The hike at Wehr will…

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Birding Beyond the Feeder: Bird I.D.

May 04, 2024 8:00AM—12:00PM

What was that bird that just flew by? Learn basic bird identification using behavior, field marks, shape, and more, then test your new skills on a hike. Binocular and field guide/bird app information included. Bonus pre-class hike at 7 am. Accessible options available; contact carol.howard@milwaukeecountywi.gov or 414-425-8550. Ages 13 and older. Fees: $20 per person;…

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Birding Beyond the Feeder – Birding By Ear

Apr 27, 2024 9:30AM—12:00PM

Bird enthusiasts, can you identify birds by sight? Are you interested in expanding your birding skills? Beginner and experienced birdwatchers and birders alike are invited to come learn to identify birds by their songs and calls. We’ll use ornithologist tips and tricks from the field to learn 10-ish species local to Wehr Nature Center and…

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Intro to eBird: Every “Birdy” Counts!

Mar 06, 2024 6:30PM—8:00PM

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It’s easy to discover where birds are, enter bird sightings, and contribute to worldwide research! This is a basic interactive demonstration of the eBird bird-tracking software; an advanced session may be available later. Have no fear – anyone can do it, even beginning birders – and every bird, and birder, counts!

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Woodcocks, Wood Frogs, and Wine

Mar 30, 2024 6:30PM—8:30PM

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Enjoy wine or beer while learning about woodcocks, our resident woodland shorebirds, and uncommon wood frogs. We’ll hike to the ephemeral pond to listen for frogs, then view the iconic “sky dance” of the woodcocks in the oak savanna. Accessible options available; contact carol.howard@milwaukeecountywi.gov or 414-425-8550. Ages 21 and up Reservations guarantee a space. Walk-ins…

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Wehr Birders

Mar 31, 2024 8:00AM—10:00AM

Meet in front of the visitor center for a Sunday morning birding hike led by volunteers and fellow birders. All levels of experience are welcome.  Every Sunday, November – February (9am-10am); March – October (8am-10am) No fee or registration required, $5 parking fee applies

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Wehr Birders

Mar 24, 2024 8:00AM—10:00AM

Meet in front of the visitor center for a Sunday morning birding hike led by volunteers and fellow birders. All levels of experience are welcome.  Every Sunday, November – February (9am-10am); March – October (8am-10am) No fee or registration required, $5 parking fee applies

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Wehr Birders

Mar 17, 2024 8:00AM—10:00AM

Meet in front of the visitor center for a Sunday morning birding hike led by volunteers and fellow birders. All levels of experience are welcome.  Every Sunday, November – February (9am-10am); March – October (8am-10am) No fee or registration required, $5 parking fee applies

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Wehr Birders

Mar 10, 2024 8:00AM—10:00AM

Meet in front of the visitor center for a Sunday morning birding hike led by volunteers and fellow birders. All levels of experience are welcome.  Every Sunday, November – February (9am-10am); March – October (8am-10am) No fee or registration required, $5 parking fee applies

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Past | Archive

Wehr Birders

Feb 25, 2024 9:00AM—10:00AM

Guided Forest Bathing Walk

Feb 25, 2024 1:00PM—2:30PM

Maple Tapping for Families

Feb 24, 2024 10:00AM—11:30AM

Maple Tapping Workshop

Feb 24, 2024 1:00PM—3:00PM