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Pop-Up Nature: Summer Symphony

Jul 08, 2022 1:00PM—3:00PM

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Did you know that nature has its own version of “Summerfest?” Learn about different animals and the sounds they make through a sound quiz, make your own rain, hear the story Love Flute by Paul Goble, go on a sound treasure hunt, and make your own natural instrument. Recommended for Ages 5 and older Additional…

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Pop-Up Nature: Wehr Where You Are

Aug 20, 2022 1:00PM—3:00PM

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Nature is everywhere whether it is out an apartment window, in your backyard, or a nearby park. Develop your naturalist skills to explore nature wherever you find it. Together we will read Out of School and Into Nature: The Anna Comstock Story by Suzanne Slade author, Jessica Lanan, illustrator. We will share a nature scavenger hunt,…

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Pop-Up Nature: Fabulous Fossils

Sep 10, 2022 1:00PM—3:00PM

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Celebrate National Fossil Day (October 15) early! We will read Dinosaur Lady: The Daring Discoveries of Mary Anning, the First Paleontologist by Linda Skeers and illustrated by Marta Álvarez Miguéns and learn about Mary Anning’s amazing discoveries. We will look at fossils that formed when Wisconsin was covered by a shallow sea, make a take-home…

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Pop-Up Nature: Pollinator Power

Jun 24, 2022 1:00PM—3:00PM

Join us as we celebrate nature’s superheroes, the pollinators, during National Pollinator Week.  Together we will find out what pollination is, how pollination happens, and what the superhero duties of a pollinator are.We will read the story Flower Talk: How Plants Use Color to Communicate written by Sara Levine and illustrated by Masha D’yans. We…

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Pop-Up Nature: The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing Wild Words 

Apr 16, 2022 1:00PM—3:00PM

Did you know that some wild words have disappeared?  Become a nature detective to see if you can rediscover them. Together we will read the story The Keeper of Wild Words by Brooke Smith and illustrated by Madeline Kloepper. We will also make a craft and provide a scavenger hunt for families to take on…

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Pop-Up Nature: For the Love of Lichens and Fabulous Fungi

Feb 27, 2022 1:00PM—3:00PM

Did you know that as we hike through a forest, we may see lichens and fungi on the side of trees or on fallen logs even in winter?  Together we will read a story about a very famous writer who was fascinated by fungi and lichens, called “Beatrix Potter, Scientist” Written by Lindsay H. Metcalf…

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Pop-Up Nature: Nature Signs and Clues

Jan 22, 2022 1:00PM—3:00PM

Have you ever wanted to become a detective and solve mysteries?  Visit with a naturalist to learn how you can become a nature detective.  We will show you what to look for as well as the tools that will help you to explore the natural world even in your own backyard.  Together we will read…

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Pop-Up Nature: Birding by Numbers

Dec 19, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

Learn what it means to be a community scientist for the birds! We will read the story “Bird Count” by Susan Edwards Richmond and illustrated by Stephanie Coleman, share a birdy craft, scavenger hunt, and tell you how you can count the birds for science through efforts such as the Christmas Bird Count, Project Feeder…

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Pop-Up Nature: A Snowflake’s Story

Nov 28, 2021 1:00PM—3:00PM

Just like people, no snowflake looks the same.  Each one is unique.   Together we learn how snowflakes are formed, about the different shapes of snowflakes come in, and how you can observe your own snowflakes up close.  Participants will also be able to make a snowflake related craft and go on their own scavenger…

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Pop-Up Nature: Growing Up Tree!

Sep 18, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

Did you know that the oldest living thing on planet Earth is a tree?  They are the tallest living thing too! Trees also help to make oxygen, they produce fruits and nuts creatures like to eat, and provide us with shade during the hottest time of the year. Trees are truly amazing! Join a naturalist…

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Wehr Birders

Jul 03, 2022 8:00AM—10:00AM

Adventure Summer Camp: Water Explorers

Jun 23, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 24, 2022 4:00PM

CANCELED Adventure Summer Camp: Nature Snoopers

Jun 21, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 22, 2022 4:00PM