Current & Upcoming

Manage Your Yard Naturally: Early Spring Preparation

Mar 31, 2021 7:30PM—8:30PM

Virtual presentation and Q&A Learn how to manage your garden and yard for pollinators and beneficial insects during the off season. Discover why it makes sense to leave things a bit “messy” as you work to prepare your yard for spring. Understand when and how you should be pruning, trimming and removing debris to protect…

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Virtual Bug Day

Sep 12, 2020

Bug Day 2020 goes virtual! Join Wehr Nature Center for its annual celebration of the multi-legged creatures with whom we share the world. Join us for all the buggy fun. The event will feature four (4) live programs on Saturday, September 12th. An additional four (4) pre-recorded programs will be available for viewing at a…

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VIRTUAL Planning Your Garden: How to Create Your Pollinator Garden

Apr 29, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

VIRTUAL Planning Your Garden 3 Part Series Attending all 3 sessions of the 3 part series is recommended but not required.  Each session has its own registration; space is limited Create an oasis for pollinators using native plants in your yard while providing beauty and interest all year round. Learn about host plants, nectaring plants,…

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VIRTUAL Planning Your Garden: Why Native Plants and Pollinators

Apr 15, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

VIRTUAL Planning Your Garden 3 Part Series Attending all 3 sessions of the 3 part series is recommended but not required. Create an oasis for pollinators using native plants in your yard while providing beauty and interest all year round. Learn about host plants, nectaring plants, as well as plants that provide winter forage and…

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VIRTUAL Planning Your Garden: Native Plants and Their Natural Communities

Apr 22, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

VIRTUAL Planning Your Garden 3 Part Series Attending all 3 sessions of the 3 part series is recommended but not required.  Each session has its own registration; space is limited Create an oasis for pollinators using native plants in your yard while providing beauty and interest all year round. Learn about host plants, nectaring plants,…

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IN-PERSON CANCELED Bumblebee Monitoring Training

Apr 18, 2020 9:30AM—12:00PM

Boerner Botanical Gardens

Are you interested in becoming a Bumble Bee Monitor for Milwaukee County? Attend this free workshop to become one today! Natural Areas staff has inventoried potential bumble bee habitat areas within the Park System and is seeking volunteers to adopt these natural areas to gather data on all bumble bee species (including the federally endangered…

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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