Current & Upcoming

CANCELED Climate Change Science for Families

Apr 23, 2022 1:30PM—3:30PM

Talking about a big problem like climate change with your kids is tough. Join our environmental educators to learn the basics of climate change science through age-appropriate activities and discussions. We’ll experiment with CO2 to see how it impacts temperature, learn about fossil fuels and the technologies that will replace them, and be inspired by…

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Climate Change Conversations – Part 1 “Getting Started”

Apr 16, 2022 9:30AM—11:30AM

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the climate crisis but don’t know how to express your concerns effectively to family, friends, and others in your community? Having productive conversations about the complex issue of climate change can be challenging. Join interpretive naturalist Bev Bryant and volunteers from MKE Climate Reality for a workshop in climate change…

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Climate Change Conversations – Part 2 “Talking About Impacts and Solutions”

Apr 16, 2022 12:30PM—2:30PM

This session is designed for folks who are participating in the “Part 1: Getting Started” class or have attended Wehr’s “Climate Change Conversation” workshop in previous years. One of the challenges of communicating about climate change is we can easily dwell on the “doom & gloom” and never get to the positive news (yes, there…

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VIRTUAL Climate Change Conversations Workshop

Feb 27, 2021 1:00PM—2:30PM

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the climate crisis and don’t know how to turn your worry into action? Unsure about how to share your concerns within your community? Having productive conversations about the complex issue of climate change can be challenging. Join interpretative naturalist Bev Bryant and Climate Reality volunteers for a workshop in climate…

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A Season for Action: Using Native Plants to Create a Climate Resilient Landscape

Nov 14, 2020 2:00PM

Virtual

Join Alice Thompson, owner of Thompson & Associates Wetlands Services LLC and trained Climate Reality volunteer to learn how to plan natural landscapes that are climate resilient. She will discuss the importance of using our personal outdoor spaces to help plants and animals withstand the stresses of climate change. The presentation will be held live…

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24 Hours of Reality: The Climate Crisis & Its Solutions

Oct 10, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

Virtual

Join a trained Climate Reality volunteer to see how the climate crisis is impacting our world today and how the actions we choose to take at this unprecedented moment will shape our future. The presentation will be held live online via Zoom.

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The People’s Ecochallenge Ends

Oct 28, 2020

Join Team Wehr for the People’s Ecochallenge This fall Wehr will be participating in a global event called The People’s Ecochallenge run by the non-profit Ecochallenge.org. The People’s Ecochallenge is a 21-day environmental and social engagement program that brings together individual and collective action, camaraderie, and friendly competition to promote positive change. This year’s Ecochallenge…

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The People’s Ecochallenge Begins

Oct 07, 2020

Join Team Wehr for the People’s Ecochallenge This fall Wehr will be participating in a global event called The People’s Ecochallenge run by the non-profit Ecochallenge.org. The People’s Ecochallenge is a 21-day environmental and social engagement program that brings together individual and collective action, camaraderie, and friendly competition to promote positive change. This year’s Ecochallenge…

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A Season for Action: How to Take Part in the People’s Ecochallenge

Sep 28, 2020 7:00PM—7:30PM

Saturday, September 26, 10-10:30 am Live via ZoomMonday, September 28, 7-7:30 pm Live via ZoomFee: Free, but registration is requiredTo register email Bev at beverly.bryant@milwaukeecountywi.gov and use “Take Action” in the message line Ready to take action on the climate crisis but don’t know how to start? Join other Wehr Nature Center supporters as we…

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Flow Yoga

Nov 26, 2022 9:00AM—10:00AM

Wehr’s Amphitheater or Gardner Room