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Nature Wizard for Families: Winter Birds

Mar 05, 2023 1:00PM—2:30PM

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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

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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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Nature Wizard for Families: Prairie Pals

Jul 10, 2022 1:00PM—2:30PM

Prairie Pals Sunday, July 10, 1-2:30 pm Wehr’s prairie is a patchwork quilt of colorful flowers in July. We’ll learn about the unique adaptations of prairie plants and the insects that are their “pollination pals. Families can participate in a sitting pollinator count in our prairie after a naturalist led walk. A Monthly Series for…

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Nature Wizard for Families: Wild Blooms

May 22, 2022 1:00PM—2:30PM

Wild Blooms Sunday, May 22, 1-2:30 pm Join us to explore the rainbow of wildflowers that are popping up along Wehr’s trails. We’ll read Wake-up Woods by Michael Homoya to learn about spring nature happenings and then go on a guided walk to discover our native wildflowers and the creatures that depend on them. A…

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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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Wehr Birders

Feb 05, 2023 9:00AM—10:00AM

Brews and (Snow)Shoes

Feb 03, 2023 5:30PM—7:00PM