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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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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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 Moth Night

Jul 24, 2020 8:00PM—9:30PM

Join us via Zoom to see how Moths rule the night! Join us for Moth Night, a citizen science event during National Moth Week. We will explore the diverse and marvelous world of moths and discover how their adaptations make them masters of the dark. After a virtual trip through the moth world we will…

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VIRTUAL Pop-up Nature: Marvelous Moths

Jul 17, 2020 1:00PM—2:00PM

July 18th through July 26th is National Moth Week. We invite families to celebrate these amazing creatures with us virtually. Together we will find out why moths are so marvelous! We will share the story An Extraordinary Ordinary Moth by Karlin Gray, a craft, scavenger hunt, and resources on how you and your family can…

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VIRTUAL Basic Bird ID (June 9 & 16)

Jun 09, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

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 are seeing! Binocular use and field guide information will be covered, too! Registration is for both sessions on…

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VIRTUAL Basic Bird ID (May 26 & June 2)

May 26, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

May 26 / June 2 Basic Bird ID is FULL. Due to high demand, an additional 2-part program has been added on June 9 & 16. Click here for more info Wondering what bird is at your feeder or which warbler is in the woods? Via Zoom sessions on two evenings, learn basic bird identification:…

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Global Big Day Bird Count

May 09, 2020

The count takes place all day; from 12 am to 11:59 pm – for as long as you want! Calling all birders! Count birds on the BIGGEST day in birdwatching- Global Big Day. Over 20,000 people in more than 160 countries will be counting what they see and hear for the world’s largest bird count!…

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VIRTUAL Frog Frolic

Apr 18, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

Saturday, April 18, presented LIVE on Zoom from 7-8 pm A recording of the presentation will be available on Wehr’s YouTube Channel to view afterwards. Nothing says spring like hearing a frog chorus! Join Wehr Naturalist Bev Bryant to learn about our local frogs and toads and to find out what makes amphibians awesome. The…

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CANCELED eBird Training – Every Bird Counts!

Apr 15, 2020

6:15 - 6:45 pm (prior to WMAS Meeting)

6:15 – 6:45 pm (prior to WMAS Meeting) Find out how easy it is to enter your bird sightings, check your lists, discover which birds are where, and feel good about contributing to worldwide research! There will be live online demonstration of this bird tracking software and how-to handouts. Have no fear – anyone can…

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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