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Nature Wizard for Families: Wily Coyotes

Jan 21, 2024 1:00PM—2:30PM

Wily Coyotes Coyotes are clever canines that share our neighborhoods. We’ll explore coyote behavior and adaptations, discuss how to safely share our spaces with them, and take a guided walk to look for their tracks and scat. Series for Members of the Friends of Wehr Make Wehr part of your family time. Friends of Wehr…

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Nature Wizard for Families: Soil Secrets

Apr 16, 2023 1:00PM—2:30PM

Soil Secrets Dig into the soil to discover why it is so much more than “dirt”. We’ll create a soil recipe, meet roly-polies and other decomposers, and learn how to be better soil stewards. Series for Members of the Friends of Wehr Make Wehr part of your family time. Friends of Wehr members at the…

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Nature Wizard for Families: Weeds in the Wild

May 07, 2023 1:00PM—2:30PM

Weeds in the Wild Why do exotic plants like garlic mustard and dame’s rocket endanger our forests? We’ll play a game to discover how invasive plants spread, learn how to identify local pests, and become land stewards by pulling a few weeds! Series for Members of the Friends of Wehr Make Wehr part of your…

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Nature Wizard for Families: Winter Birds

Mar 05, 2023 1:00PM—2:30PM

Winter Birds Discover the beautiful birds that make Wehr home year-round. We will explore the trails and watch at the feeders for woodpeckers, cardinals, and make a simple bird feeder to take home. Series for Members of the Friends of Wehr Make Wehr part of your family time. Friends of Wehr members at the family…

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Nature Wizard for Families: Heart-Shaped Hooves

Feb 12, 2023 1:00PM—2:30PM

Celebrate Valentine’s Day learning about the critter that creates a heart-shape with its hooves. We’ll explore the amazing adaptions of white-tail deer, hike to find deer and their signs, and make a deer track Valentine to take home. A free program for Friends of Wehr members Reservations guarantee a space. Walk-ins are welcome as space…

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Nature Wizard for Families: Animal Tracking

Jan 15, 2023 1:00PM—2:30PM

A Nature Exploration Experience for Members of the Friends of Wehr Learn how to be a nature detective and decipher the clues animals leave behind. We’ll hike to look for nibbles, tracks, and scat and make a take-home plaster footprint.  Free, but participants must be members of FOW at the family level or higher. Reservations…

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Nature Wizard for Families: Busy Beavers

Nov 13, 2022 1:00PM—2:30PM

Busy Beavers Beavers really are BUSY at Wehr this time of year. Families will learn about amazing beaver adaptations that help these rodents be nature’s engineers. We’ll walk to look for beaver signs, including their dam, lodge, and chewings. A Monthly Series for Members of the Friends of Wehr Make Wehr part of your family…

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Nature Wizard for Families: Talking Turkeys

Dec 04, 2022 1:00PM—2:30PM

Talking Turkey We’ll learn how to punt, cluck, and gobble like turkey as we explore the lives of our wild turkey neighbors. Families will go on a guided walk to look for turkeys and their signs A Monthly Series for Members of the Friends of Wehr Make Wehr part of your family time. Friends of…

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Nature Wizard for Families: Seed Seekers

Sep 11, 2022 1:00PM—2:30PM

Seed Seekers Sunday, September 11, 1-2:30 pm Seeds are nature’s most ingenious packages. We’ll examine the many forms that seeds can take and read A Seed Is Sleepy by Dianna Hutts Aston, then take a seed seeker walk to see how many varieties we can find. A Monthly Series for Members of the Friends of…

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Nature Wizard for Families: Water Wonders

Aug 07, 2022 1:00PM—2:30PM

Water Wonders Sunday, August 7, 1-2:30 pm Water is the most miraculous substance on earth and without it our world would be lifeless. Families will explore the amazing properties of water through hands-on activities, design and build their own river, and discover how to be good water stewards. A Monthly Series for Members of the…

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Past | Archive

Wehr Birders

Feb 25, 2024 9:00AM—10:00AM

Guided Forest Bathing Walk

Feb 25, 2024 1:00PM—2:30PM

Maple Tapping for Families

Feb 24, 2024 10:00AM—11:30AM

Maple Tapping Workshop

Feb 24, 2024 1:00PM—3:00PM