Current & Upcoming

Christmas Bird Count

Dec 18, 2022 9:00AM—3:00PM

Community Science volunteers needed! We will be counting wintering birds at Wehr, 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. Beginners and experienced birders welcome. There are shared meal lunch…

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Big Sit Bird Count

Oct 08, 2022 7:00AM—12:00PM

To celebrate World Migratory Bird Day and inspire a curiosity for birding, Wehr is partnering with the Wisconsin Metro Audubon Society (WMAS) to host a “Big Sit” bird count. Enjoy a morning of observing birds by both sight and sound from the convenience of one stationary location. Birders of all ages, abilities, and levels are…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Birding Beyond the Feeder

Apr 23, 2022 8:00AM—12:00PM

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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.…

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Past | Archive

Family Owl Prowl @ Greenfield Park

Nov 26, 2022 5:30PM—7:30PM

Flow Yoga

Nov 26, 2022 9:00AM—10:00AM

Wehr’s Amphitheater or Gardner Room

NatureNauts: Scampering Squirrels

Nov 20, 2022 1:00PM—2:00PM

CANCELLED: Squirrels 101

Nov 19, 2022 2:00PM—4:00PM