Current & Upcoming

Operation Recon Nature – Adult Veterans

Oct 22, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

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Free Guided Hikes for Veterans and Active Military Hiking is a safe way to get families and friends together during these stressful days. For one hour, we will follow trails at Wehr Nature Center to relax and restore our minds. These hikes will take us to trails where we will follow a monthly seasonally themed…

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Operation Recon Nature – Veterans & their Families

Oct 22, 2021 3:30PM—4:30PM

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Free Guided Hikes for Veterans and Active Military & their families Hiking is a safe way to get families and friends together during these stressful days. For one hour, we will follow trails at Wehr Nature Center to relax and restore our minds. These hikes will take us to trails where we will follow a…

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Glacial Ghosts

Nov 06, 2021 9:00AM—11:00AM

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The Ice Age lives on! Join us for a hike back 15,000 years to an era when glaciers were in retreat and mammoths roamed. Discover how glaciers left their mark to create the Whitnall Park we enjoy today. See up close the kettles, moraines, erratics, and other glacial features. Be prepared to hike over uneven…

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Whitetails 101

Nov 20, 2021 2:30PM—4:30PM

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Whitnall Park is famous for its herd of “friendly” White-tailed Deer. Join deer biologist and Wehr naturalist Bev Bryant to learn more about these magnificent creatures. We will explore the basics of deer biology and behavior, learn how to interpret their many forms of communication, and discuss the ramifications of CWD on our urban herd.…

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Adult Owl Prowl @ Grant Park Clubhouse

Dec 10, 2021 7:00PM—9:00PM

Grant Park Clubhouse, 100 Hawthorne Ave, South Milwaukee

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Join a naturalist for an evening out with the owls. An interactive program will highlight the habits and adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors. Then we will walk the trails listening and looking for Great-Horned and Eastern Screech owls.

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Family Owl Prowl @ Wehr

Dec 11, 2021 5:30PM—7:30PM

Wehr Nature Center

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Join a naturalist for an evening with the owls. An interactive program will highlight the amazing adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors. Come prepared to walk in search of Great-Horned and Eastern Screech owls. Each child will dissect an owl pellet to discover what owls eat for dinner!

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Family Owl Prowl @ Jacobus Park

Nov 27, 2021 5:30PM—7:30PM

Jacobus Park Pavilion. 6501 W. Hillside Lane, Wauwatosa, WI 53213

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Join a naturalist for an evening with the owls. An interactive program will highlight the amazing adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors.  Come prepared to walk in search of Great-Horned and Eastern Screech owls. Each child will dissect an owl pellet to discover what owls eat for dinner!

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Halloween Haunts Tickets on Sale for Public

Sep 20, 2021 9:00AM

FOW members at the family level or higher can purchase tickets BEFORE they go on sale to the public. FOW sales start at 9 am on Monday, September 13th. Advanced Tickets go on sale to the public on Monday, September 20 online at 9 am at https://friendsofwehr.org/public-events/

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Halloween Haunts Tickets on Sale for FOW Members

Sep 13, 2021 9:00AM

FOW members at the family level or higher can purchase tickets BEFORE they go on sale to the public. FOW sales start at 9 am on Monday, September 13th. Advanced Tickets go on sale to the public on Monday, September 20 online at 9 am at https://friendsofwehr.org/public-events/ FOW Members: Watch for email for a pre-sale…

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Halloween Haunts

Oct 16, 2021 6:00PM—8:30PM

Tickets for Wehr’s 33rd Annual Halloween Haunts, scheduled for Oct. 14, 15, & 16, from 6 to 8:30 pm, go on sale in September. Halloween Haunts educates families about misunderstood nature in a kooky, slightly spooky way. Families follow a path lined with hundreds of amazing Jack-o-lanterns into the Enchanted Forest and learn about misunderstood…

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Halloween Haunts

Oct 16, 2021 6:00PM—8:30PM

Halloween Haunts

Oct 15, 2021 6:00PM—8:30PM

Halloween Haunts

Oct 14, 2021 6:00PM—8:30PM