Current & Upcoming

Hybrid Woodcocks, Wood Frogs, and Wine & Hike

Apr 06, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Virtual Session: Tuesday, April 6, 7-8 pmIn-person hike: Saturday, April 10, 7:15-8:30 pm Wehr Nature Center is one of the few places in Milwaukee County to both view the iconic “sky dance” of the American Woodcock and hear Wood Frogs from the same spot!Join us for a Zoom presentation on April 6th about these woodland…

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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 Slightly Naughty Nature

Feb 13, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Happy Valentine’s Day! Adults are invited to explore the nature of romance, courtship, and reproduction in the plant and animal world. From the endearing to the bizarre, plants and animals demonstrate LOTS of ways to perpetuate the species. Join us virtually to experience an updated version of the “Birds & the Bee’s”. Please note, this…

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Animal Tracking: Sleuthing Tracks, Signs and Scat

Feb 20, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

Looking for a fun, family activity to get your kids brains and bodies active? Head outdoors to solve the mysteries that critters create right in you own backyard. This hybrid format program will include three kid friendly videos that focus on the clues animals leave behind and the cool adaptations that they reveal, along with…

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VIRTUAL Feeding Time Fun: Louise the Wood Turtle

Jun 15, 2020 10:00AM—10:30AM

Designed for children ages 4-6 with an adult, but everyone is welcome. Join us via Zoom to meet “Louise”, Wehr’s queen of charisma Wood Turtle. Louise is very active and loves to roam. That’s exactly what she will do as we follow her as she explores Wehr Nature Center (with supervision). After building up an…

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Virtual Bat Night

Jun 19, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

Join us for an evening devoted to the fiction, folklore, and facts about our common yet misunderstood bat neighbors. Discover, which bats live in your neighborhood and how they make our lives better. Learn how scientists are racing to save North American bats from potential extinction and most important, what you can do to help…

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VIRTUAL Feeding Time Fun: Great Snakes!

Jun 29, 2020 10:00AM—10:30AM

Designed for children ages 4 – 6 with an adult., but everyone is welcome. Join us via Zoom to meet Wehr’s two resident snakes: Stripes the Garter Snake and Frank the Fox Snake. Little ones will see a snake skeleton, a snake shed, and topped off with a meal for both Stripes and Frank. Enjoy…

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VIRTUAL Pop-up Nature: A Charm of Hummingbirds

Jun 22, 2020 1:00PM—2:00PM

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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Protecting Yourself from Summer’s Supervillians- Taking on Ticks

May 27, 2020—Jun 30, 2020

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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Virtual Feeding Time Fun: Amphibian Adventures

May 11, 2020 10:00AM

Designed for children ages 4 – 6 with an adult., but everyone is welcome. Join us via Zoom to meet Wehr’s resident Tree Frog and Salamanders. They LOVE to eat! Tune in to see them gobble insects & worms and discover how our amphibian allies keep nature in balance. We will read The Salamander Room…

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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