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.

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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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NatureNauts: Little Honkers

Nov 22, 2021 9:30AM—10:30AM

Why do Canada Geese fly south for the winter? Because it’s too far to walk! Discover the secrets of Geese and make a craft goose. Be prepared for a short walk outside in search of geese. A series of fun-filled programs for children 4-6 years old and their favorite adult

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NatureNauts: Little Honkers

Nov 21, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

Why do Canada Geese fly south for the winter? Because it’s too far to walk! Discover the secrets of Geese and make a craft goose. Be prepared for a short walk outside in search of geese. A series of fun-filled programs for children 4-6 years old and their favorite adult

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NatureNauts: Wild Woodpeckers (morning)

Sep 27, 2021 9:30AM—10:30AM

A series of fun-filled programs for children 4-6 years old and their favorite adult Woodpeckers are beautiful and hardworking birds. Join us for a storybook followed by a walk to see woodpecker handwork and homes up close. NatureNauts will make a meal fit for a woodpecker and make a craft woodpecker.

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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