It is that time again for the magical and mysterious migration of the monarch butterfly.  We will be sharing the story, Señorita Mariposa by Ben Gundersheimer (Mister G) and Illustrated by Marcos Almada Rivero that highlights the trip that monarch butterflies take each year to Mexico where they will spend their winter.  We will share…

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Did you know that a group of hummingbirds is called a "charm" or that a hummingbird can flap its wings up to 200 flaps per second?  Join us as we enter the fascinating world of hummingbirds.  Families can enjoy a story about these flying jewels, make a hummingbird related craft, and go on a scavenger…

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Tis the season for Wehr Nature Center’s forests to be filled with wildflowers. Together we will read a story “Wake Up, Woods”written by Michael Homoya and Shane Gibson and illustrated by Gillian Harris, to celebrate this special time of the year when the flowers return.  We will also share a scavenger hunt with our participants and…

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If you think salamanders are super, toads are totally awesome, or that frogs are fabulous then this program was made for you. We will learn what it takes to be a herpetologist (someone who studies reptiles and amphibians).Visitors will be able to participate in an interactive story, meet some of our amphibian ambassadors up close…

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Families will get to enjoy a story about a bear at rest in Karma Wilson’s story, Bear Snores On. We will learn about how animals live through the winter. Participants will create a paper plate cave for the story’s animals and go on a scavenger hunt to search for signs of animals that are out…

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