Current & Upcoming

NatureNauts: Maple Magic

Mar 14, 2022 9:30AM—10:30AM

A series of fun-filled programs for children 4-6 years old and their favorite adult Learn about sap, sugar, and syrup from Wisconsin’s state tree – the Sugar Maple. NatureNauts explore the sugarbush, collect sap, and see it turned into real maple syrup. Join us for all the tasty & sweet fun.

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NatureNauts: Maple Magic

Mar 13, 2022 1:00PM—2:00PM

A series of fun-filled programs for children 4-6 years old and their favorite adult Learn about sap, sugar, and syrup from Wisconsin’s state tree – the Sugar Maple. Naturenauts explore the sugarbush, collect sap, and see it turned into real maple syrup. Join us for all the tasty & sweet fun.

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Maple Sugar Days

Mar 19, 2022 12:00PM—Mar 20, 2022 4:00PM

Celebrate the spring thaw and our Wisconsin heritage at Wehr’s annual Maple Sugar Days. The program includes a short walk to the sugarbush, a visit to an old-time sugarin’ camp, a boil down demonstration and stories about the Native American origins of maple sugarin’. Everyone will receive a warm pancake with real Wisconsin maple syrup…

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Maple Tapping for Families

Feb 13, 2022 10:00AM—11:30AM

Nothing beats homemade maple syrup on pancakes! Just think, your family could be making your own syrup sweetness this spring! Join us for this hands-on workshop where we’ll take you through the process from start to finish. Practice drilling and tapping a tree. Learn how to collect sap and boil it to make syrup. As…

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Maple Tapping Workshop for Adults

Feb 20, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

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. Sample delicious syrup…

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Little Wonders: Maple Magic for Three Year Olds

Mar 07, 2022 11:00AM—12:00PM

Program for 3-year-olds and their caregivers Bring your child out to discover the source of sweet maple syrup. We will hear a story called Maggie the Maple Tree by Karen Kerans, meet and hug a maple tree, and taste sweet maple syrup on a pancake.

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Little Wonders: Maple Magic for Two Year Olds

Mar 07, 2022 9:30AM—10:30AM

Program for 2-year-olds and their caregivers Bring your child out to discover the source of sweet maple syrup. We will hear a story called Maggie the Maple Tree by Karen Kerans, meet and hug a maple tree, and taste sweet maple syrup on a pancake.

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Maple Sugar Days

Mar 27, 2021 11:00AM—4:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

Celebrate the spring thaw and our Wisconsin heritage at Wehr’s annual Maple Sugar Days. The pandemic edition of our beloved event will be held entirely outdoors and follow all public health protocols to keep visitors and volunteers safe. The program includes a short walk to the sugarbush, a visit to an old-time sugarin’ camp, a…

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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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CANCELED Maple Sugar Days for Families

Mar 28, 2020 1:00PM—4:00PM

Wehr Nature Center

Celebrate the spring thaw and our Wisconsin heritage at Maple Sugar Days. The program includes a short walk to the sugarbush, a visit to an old-time sugarin’ camp, a boil down demonstration and hands-on activities for children. A pancake with real maple syrup will top off your day. The guided hikes begin at 1 pm…

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Past | Archive

Flow Yoga

Nov 26, 2022 9:00AM—10:00AM

Wehr’s Amphitheater or Gardner Room