Current & Upcoming

Woodcocks, Wood Frogs, and Wine

Mar 30, 2024 6:30PM—8:30PM

Enjoy wine or beer while learning about woodcocks, our resident woodland shorebirds, and uncommon wood frogs. We’ll hike to the ephemeral pond to listen for frogs, then view the iconic “sky dance” of the woodcocks in the oak savanna. Accessible options available; contact carol.howard@milwaukeecountywi.gov or 414-425-8550. Ages 21 and up This event is FULL. Please…

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Reptile Day

Jun 11, 2023 12:00PM—4:00PM

Join us for an eye-opening look at reptiles and amphibians. Meet snakes, turtles, lizards, frogs, and salamanders, and learn about these remarkable creatures from professionals and hobbyists. Create themed crafts and wander the accessible trail to look for turtles and listen for frogs. Get your tickets at the door! $5 parking fee applies to non-members

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Woodcocks, Wood Frogs, and Wine

Apr 01, 2023 6:30PM—8:30PM

“Wine” (or have beer) while learning about woodcocks, unique shorebirds of the woods and prairie, and uncommon wood frogs. Hike to the ephemeral pond to hear wood frogs, then view the iconic “sky dance” of woodcocks in the oak savanna. Accessible options available; contact carol.howard@milwaukeecountywi.gov or 414-425-8550.  For ages 21 and up $5 parking fee…

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Frog Frolic for Families

Apr 09, 2022 6:30PM—8:30PM

Hop over to Wehr and celebrate spring with the frogs.  We will meet some Wisconsin amphibians up close and then stroll out to the ponds of Wehr to listen for the sweet spring sound of frogs chorusing. On-line registration is required two days before the program Recommended for Ages 5 and older

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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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Nature Wizard for Families: Fairies and Frogs

Apr 03, 2022 1:00PM—2:30PM

Fairies and Frogs Sunday, April 3, 1-2:30 pm Celebrate spring with frog songs! Join the Nature Wizard for a magical journey to Wehr’s ephemeral pond to search for fairy shrimp and wood frogs. We’ll peek through microscopes at invertebrates we scoop from the pond and hope for a glimpse of the early emerging wood frogs.…

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Past | Archive

NatureNauts: Ladybugs

May 20, 2024 9:30AM—10:30AM

Wehr Birders

May 19, 2024 8:00AM—10:00AM

Wehr Nature Center

NatureNauts: Ladybugs CANCELED

May 19, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

Friday Afield

May 17, 2024 2:00PM—4:00PM

Hike for Health

May 15, 2024 10:30AM—11:30AM