Current & Upcoming

Global Big Day Bird Count

May 08, 2021

On your own: Saturday, May 8, anytime in this 24 hour period Last year on Global Big Day, over 50,000 birders in more than 175 countries participated in the world’s largest bird count and research project. That was 30,000 people and 15 countries more than the previous year! To be a part of this important…

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Hybrid Birding Beyond the Feeder-Bird ID & Hike

May 05, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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Virtual Sessions: Wednesday, May 5 & May 12, 7-8 pmIn-person hike: Saturday, May 15, 8-10 am Wondering what bird is at your feeder or which warbler is in the woods? Via Zoom sessions on two evenings, learn basic bird identification: how to use shape, color, field marks, and more to    figure out what you…

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Virtual Intro to eBird – Every “Birdy” Counts!

Apr 13, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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Virtual Session: Tuesday, April 13, 7-8 pm 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 a live online Zoom demonstration of this bird tracking software. Have no fear – anyone can do it, even beginning birders…

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Hybrid Woodcocks, Wood Frogs, and Wine & Hike

Apr 06, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Virtual Session: Tuesday, April 6, 7-8 pmIn-person hike: Saturday, April 10, 7:15-8:30 pm Wehr Nature Center is one of the few places in Milwaukee County to both view the iconic “sky dance” of the American Woodcock and hear Wood Frogs from the same spot!Join us for a Zoom presentation on April 6th about these woodland…

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Christmas Bird Count

Dec 20, 2020 9:00AM—4:00PM

Participants will go to their count site directly and practice social distancing and use of masks

Citizen 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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VIRTUAL Pop-up Nature: A Charm of Hummingbirds

Jun 22, 2020 1:00PM—2:00PM

Did you know that a group of hummingbirds is called a "charm" or that a hummingbird can flap its wings up to 200 flaps per second?  Join us as we enter the fascinating world of hummingbirds.  Families can enjoy a story about these flying jewels, make a hummingbird related craft, and go on a scavenger…

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Past | Archive

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 – Adult Veterans

Mar 26, 2021 4:00PM—5:00PM

Wehr Nature Center