Audubon Babies: Nature’s Spring Babies

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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 exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and fun-filled play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the trails. Connect with other families of very...

Sold Out $18.00 – $24.00

Audubon Toddlers: Frog and 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 School 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

Bird Conservation in Coffee

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

This program will look at the relationship between migratory birds and our coffee habits. Over the last 50 years, North America has lost 3 billion birds. In this presentation, we will explore current research into how the cultivation of coffee plays a part in this population decline. Then, we’ll have...

Get Tickets $27.00 – $37.00 17 tickets left

Spring Watercolor Workshop

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

This is a two-day workshop: Saturdays, May 25 & June 1  Explore basic watercolor painting with a two-day workshop. Created for beginning and intermediate level painters looking for an afternoon with other bird, wildlife, and nature enthusiasts. This workshop introduces simple techniques while exploring elements of nature and wildlife found...

Get Tickets $88.00 – $110.00 1 ticket left

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.  

Snail, Paddle, & Pull

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

Join Schlitz Audubon staff in cleaning up Mystery Lake! Use canoes to access every inch of Mystery Lake to pull out the large invasive snails. Learn about this invasive species and its effects on ecosystems in the Midwest and beyond. You and your family will be given the tools needed,...

Get Tickets $35.00 – $50.00 1 ticket left

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.  

Art with Wildflowers

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

Explore the bright colors and sweet smells of wildflowers. Naturalist Jim Thielke will take you on a short wildflower walk, discussing the variety of fun and pretty flowers, and playing a color matching challenge. You’ll also create some nature art with a wildflower theme to take home with you at...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $18.00 11 tickets left

Following the Frog Chorus

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

Take a night hike through the wetlands of Schlitz Audubon in search of our favorite noisy amphibians. Led by Naturalist Jacob Kempinski, we’ll begin by meeting one of our animal ambassadors and learning to identify six of our common frogs by their songs. Then we’ll hike out together to our...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $18.00 15 tickets left

Spectacular Snakes!

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

Enjoy an up-close encounter with the spectacular snake ambassadors of Schlitz Audubon! You’ll learn about each unique species and what makes snakes such amazing animals. Get a chance to hold one of our resident snakes and make a snake craft to take home as a souvenir. We’ll finish with a...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $18.00 13 tickets left

Raptor Saturday

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

Learn what it takes to become a raptor trainer! We will explore careers in wildlife management, what goes into the care of our resident birds, and how we meticulously train each one to be a confident ambassador for their species. Join us for this fun dive into training techniques, with...

Family Canoeing

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

Join Jacob Kempinski and Jim Thielke 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! ...

Sold Out $35.00 – $50.00

Birding Exploration

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

One of nature’s greatest migrations is taking place as millions of neotropical songbirds make their way from warmer wintering grounds to breeding territories across North America. The Center’s diverse habitats located along the Lake Michigan shoreline provide a unique birding hotspot to find many of these long-distance migrants. Short distance...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 14 tickets left

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.  

Wacky Weasels

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

There’s more to the world of weasels than you realize. Did you know wolverines, otters, and badgers are all weasels too? Naturalist Jim Thielke will take you on a hike to learn all about the weasel family and where they live at Schlitz Audubon. You will learn about what they...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $18.00 16 tickets left

Nature Writing Workshop

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

Tuesdays, June 4-25 Embark on a transformative journey through our Nature Writing Workshop, where the immersive beauty of the natural world becomes your creative canvas. This four week workshop invites you to engage in active encounters with both nature and the page. Through guided excursions, you will explore landscapes, observing...

Get Tickets $140.00 – $165.00 8 tickets left

Spring Wildlife Hike

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

Spring at the Center is rich with nature’s tapestry and the stories of each animal are as unique as stars in the sky. On this guided hike we’ll look for the sites which are home to the animals and identify some of the most ubiquitous birds around us. We’ll uncover...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 15 tickets left

Audubon Toddlers: Bugs and Slugs

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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 School 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,...

Get Tickets $30.00 – $40.00 2 tickets left

Photo Club

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

Nature offers extraordinary opportunities for photography at every turn. Each month, photographers of all skill levels will gather for a guided hike or participate in an indoor activity when the weather does not allow. Enhance your artistic skills as you explore distinct settings, capturing beautiful nature moments through your lens....

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I Spy: Under the Log

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

I spy with my little eye, all of the critters living beneath our feet. Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki as we flip logs along our trails to discover a world full of insects, worms, and maybe even salamanders! Each child will receive a blank trail map, and for each new wonder...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 7 tickets left

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.  

Magical Monarchs and Friends

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

Explore the winged wonders that are Monarch butterflies and their friends. Join Naturalists Jake Collison and Melanie Ziolecki as they guide you through the life cycles and migration of these famous butterflies. Learn about the proper techniques for catching butterflies in a net, how to study them up close, and...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $18.00 10 tickets left