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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Coming soon… Please consider a donation in any amount to the Friends of Wehr Nature Center to help during this difficult time. Your donation will be used for our non-profit organization’s critical needs as we support the programs and facilities of Wehr Nature Center. Give

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Wondering what bird is at your feeder or which warbler is in the woods? Via Zoom sessions on two evenings, learn basic bird identification: how to use shape, color, field marks, and more to figure out what you are seeing! Binocular use and field guide information will be covered, too! Registration is for both sessions on…

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A Series of Short Videos produced by Wehr Nature Center and the Greendale Health Department to help you stay safe while exploring outdoors. Free resources available while supplies lasts. Topics will include: Tick identification and life cycles;tick supervillian adaptations, ecology of tick bore diseases;how to dress to prevent bites, how to safely remove a tick,…

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May 26 / June 2 Basic Bird ID is FULL. Due to high demand, an additional 2-part program has been added on June 9 & 16. Click here for more info Wondering what bird is at your feeder or which warbler is in the woods? Via Zoom sessions on two evenings, learn basic bird identification:…

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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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The outbreak of coronavirus is undoubtedly stressful for us in many different ways. Lack of stability, fear, and anxiety may feel overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about and your community stronger. Taking care of yourself can help you cope with stress.…

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Join us via zoom to discover how ladybugs are beautiful and helpful insect neighbors. See a puppet show performance of Ladybug’s Spring Breakfast, listen to a ladybug storytime, and see how you can make your very own Ladybug craft. Please consider a donation in any amount to the Friends of Wehr Nature Center to help…

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Every “Birdy” Counts! Find out how easy it is to enter your bird sightings, check your lists, discover which birds are where, and feel good about contributing to worldwide research! There will be a live online Zoom demonstration of this bird tracking software. Have no fear – anyone can do it, even beginning birders –…

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Wehr Nature Center is one of the few places in Milwaukee County to view the iconic “sky dance” of the American Woodcock. Join us for a presentation about these unique shorebirds of the woods. We will even head out on a virtual sunset stroll to witness the sky dance-one of nature’s most spectacular scenes. Feel…

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