Audubon Babies: Nature Treasures

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join us for a sensory-rich morning of nature exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and sensory play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the trails. Connect with other families of...

Sold Out $15.00 – $20.00

Artist Reception, JoAnna Poehlmann

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Photo: Robb Quinn Please join us for a reception with artist JoAnna Poehlmann, whose exhibit, "Fin/Feather/Fungi/Frog/etc.," is being shown in our Art Gallery September 8 - December 31. JoAnna Poehlmann is a Milwaukee–based artist who has been making art for over 60 years. She creates graphite drawings, etchings, lithographs, watercolor, mixed media sculptures, and artist books. Her work is centered around the natural...

Hand in Hand: Going on a Nature Hike

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Discover nature with your little one! We will meet in one of our specially designed outdoor classrooms to explore, play, sing songs, and listen to a story. Then we will head out on a short seasonal hike just the right length for little legs. Adults can connect with other nature-loving...

Sold Out $15.00 – $20.00

Word with a Bird

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

I Spy: Beginning of Halloween

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

I spy with my little eye, a world of spooky plants and animals to lead us in our Halloween fun! Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki on a guided hike to find items to decorate our pumpkin shaped map of Schlitz Audubon. Each adult and child pair will be given a map...

Sold Out $17.00 – $23.00

Nature Ambassador Activities

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

On Sunday afternoons volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by introducing visitors to our reptile and amphibian ambassadors, offering guided hikes, and sharing knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find out which activities our Nature Ambassadors are offering on this day.   Free with...

Word with a Bird

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

Audubon Babies: Nature Sounds

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join us for a sensory-rich morning of nature exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and sensory play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the trails. Connect with other families of...

Sold Out $18.00 – $24.00

Adult O​wl Prowl

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

This date is sold out, but there is another Adult Owl Prowl with availability on October 17. Learn more and register. Rain date for October 4: Saturday, October 7 Join Raptor Educators for an evening exploring the lives of an elusive nocturnal hunter: owls. This program will include a night...

Sold Out $17.00 – $23.00

Audubon Babies: Nature Sounds

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join us for a sensory-rich morning of nature exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and sensory play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the trails. Connect with other families of...

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West Bend Sculpture Tour – Regner Park

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West Bend is home to a growing collection of more than 40 outdoor sculptures that are found along the Riverwalk and throughout the city. Join Education Specialist Shelly Rollins for a tour of the sculptures near Regner Park in West Bend. We will take time to view each sculpture, learning...

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Fall Birding & Wildlife Hike

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Join Director of Education Tom Finley on an autumn walk through Center habitats to look for the sights and sounds of birds and other animals. Fall is a busy season for migrants and residents alike – everyone preparing for the cold winter months ahead. We’ll stick to the upland trails that...

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Audubon Toddlers: Nature Friends

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Come join us in nurturing a sense of wonder in nature with your little one in this program facilitated by a Nature Preschool Teacher. We start in one of our specially designed outdoor classrooms to explore, play, and create art. Be prepared for your child to get a little messy,...

Sold Out $30.00 – $40.00

Coffee Brews & Backyard Birds

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Brewing good coffee at home can be as simple and rewarding as identifying the birds at your feeder. Join Raptor Educator and Barista Cheyenne Smith for a workshop building both these skills! Beginning with a brief lesson on how coffee makes it from seed to cup, we will then launch...

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Fall Family Canoe

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Join Schlitz Audubon staff on the shores of Mystery Lake for some canoeing fun! Mystery Lake is bursting with life and there is no better way to see it than from the water. Never been canoeing before? Don’t worry, our Schlitz Audubon Naturalists will show you the basics!  When registering...

Sold Out $35.00 – $50.00

Raptor Saturday

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Owls don’t just hang out in trees and hoot! They squeal, scream, hang out in graveyards, and hunt on the darkest, coldest nights of the year! Join us and our owl ambassadors to learn all about these raptors' unique behaviors and adaptations that can sometimes seem a little spooky!  Free...

Conservation Hike

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Join our Director of Conservation and Land Management, Drew Shuster, for a hike on our Central Wetlands Loop. Here, Drew will talk about past projects, including the Stormwater Wetland & Ravine Restoration Project and projects planned for the future. Free to all. Registration required.

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Squirrely for Squirrels!

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Get to know our bushy-tailed friends on this squirrely adventure! Learn about the species of squirrels that live at Schlitz Audubon and how they prepare for the cold winter. Explore the trails in search of our fluffy friends, discover what’s inside the squirrel kitchens, and challenge yourself to remember where...

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Nature Ambassador Activities

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

On Sunday afternoons volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by introducing visitors to our reptile and amphibian ambassadors, offering guided hikes, and sharing knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find out which activities our Nature Ambassadors are offering on this day.   Free with...

Word with a Bird

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

Literary Hike: Braiding Sweetgrass

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

This hike guided by Naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas will follow the pages of Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that...

Sold Out $17.00 – $23.00

Audubon Babies: Nature Wonders

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join us for a sensory-rich morning of nature exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and sensory play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the trails. Connect with other families of...

Get Tickets $18.00 – $24.00 -1 tickets left

SPARK!

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

This program is designed for both people experiencing cognitive changes and their care partners. Led by our Director of Education Tom Finley, each month is devoted to learning about the simple beauty found in nature and how it enriches our lives. Programs take place inside the Auditorium and may include...

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