Current & Upcoming

Hybrid Birding Beyond the Feeder-Bird ID & Hike

May 05, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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Virtual Sessions: Wednesday, May 5 & May 12, 7-8 pmIn-person hike: Saturday, May 15, 8-10 am 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…

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Hybrid Woodcocks, Wood Frogs, and Wine & Hike

Apr 06, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Virtual Session: Tuesday, April 6, 7-8 pmIn-person hike: Saturday, April 10, 7:15-8:30 pm Wehr Nature Center is one of the few places in Milwaukee County to both view the iconic “sky dance” of the American Woodcock and hear Wood Frogs from the same spot!Join us for a Zoom presentation on April 6th about these woodland…

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Hybrid Frog Frolic for Families

Apr 09, 2021 7:30PM—9:00PM

Hop over to Wehr and celebrate spring with the frogs.Learn all about our amphibian neighbors through a virtual learning session and then join a naturalist for an outdoor evening with the frogs! We will meet some Wisconsin amphibians and then stroll out to the ponds of Wehr to listen for the sweet spring sound of…

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Maple Tapping Hybrid Workshop

Feb 27, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

Wehr Nature Center 9701 W College Ave Franklin, WI 53132

Join an expert maple syrup maker and learn how to turn your backyard maple tree into liquid gold! The workshop will cover how to identify a suitable tree, the tools and tricks of drilling and tapping, how to safely store and boil-down sap, and the process of “finishing off” and storing syrup. Access to virtual training…

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Owl Prowl for Youth Groups @ Falk Park

Jan 09, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Falk Park, 2013 W Rawson Ave, Oak Creek

Registration coming soon! Scout and youth groups are invited to spend twilight with the owls. Attendees will learn about amazing owl adaptations and habits through fun pre-recorded virtual activities and then meet with Wehr Nature Center Naturalists for an evening hike into the woods to look and listen for owls. Group size will be limited…

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Animal Tracking: Sleuthing Tracks, Signs and Scat

Feb 20, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

Looking for a fun, family activity to get your kids brains and bodies active? Head outdoors to solve the mysteries that critters create right in you own backyard. This hybrid format program will include three kid friendly videos that focus on the clues animals leave behind and the cool adaptations that they reveal, along with…

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Owl Prowl for Adults at Wehr

Jan 08, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave. Franklin

Join a naturalist for a walk in the woodlands of Wehr in search of the Great Horned Owl and Eastern Screech Owl. Virtual programs highlighting the amazing adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors and their family life, will be made available prior to the hike. Hikes will be held in small socially distanced groups. All participants…

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Owl Prowl for Families at Grant Park

Jan 02, 2021 6:30PM—7:30PM

Grant Park: participants will be sent a specific location to meet

Join a naturalist for a walk in the woodlands of Grant in search of the Great Horned Owl and Eastern Screech Owl. A Virtual program highlighting the amazing adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors, their family life, and owl pellet exploration will be made available prior to the hike.  All participants are required to wear a…

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Owl Prowl for Families at Jacobus Park

Nov 28, 2020 6:30PM—7:30PM

Jacobus Park, 6501 W. Hillside Ln., Wauwatosa

Join a Wehr naturalist for an IN-PERSON hike in the woodlands of Jacobus in search of the Great Horned Owl and Eastern Screech Owl. A VIRTUAL introduction, highlighting the amazing adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors, their family life, and owl pellet exploration will be made available prior to the hike. All participants are required to…

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Owl Prowl for Families at Wehr

Dec 12, 2020 6:30PM—7:30PM

Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave. Franklin

Join a naturalist for a walk in the woodlands of Wehr in search of the Great Horned Owl and Eastern Screech Owl. A Virtual program highlighting the amazing adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors, their family life, and owl pellet exploration will be made available prior to the hike.  All participants are required to wear a…

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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