Audubon Babies: Nature Colors

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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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Winter Astronomy

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

​​The winter night sky abounds with planets, constellations, and nebulae. This program begins inside with a presentation on this month’s night sky sights, recent NASA missions, and upcoming astronomical events like the April solar eclipse. Weather permitting, we will head outside in the second half of the program for stargazing...

Sold Out $17.00 – $23.00

Audubon Toddlers: Freeze and Thaw

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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

Audubon Toddlers: Freeze and Thaw

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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

Dormant Dwellers

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

Wake up from your winter slumber and explore the emerging spring trails with Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon. Create track molds of our favorite dormant animals, like skunk, racoon, and opossum and examine furs and other nature artifacts. After our craft, we’ll hike the trails in search of animal evidence...

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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.  

Guided Forest Bathing

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

This forest bathing session, led by Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki, will delve deeper into the practice of Forest Bathing, or Shinrin Yoku. Forest Bathing is more than just hiking; it is an immersive sensory experience that allows you perceive nature differently than before. Whether you’re a beginner in the practice or have participated in...

Sold Out $17.00 – $23.00

Skulls and Bones

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

Become an amateur osteologist, one who studies bones, with Naturalist Jacob Kempinski! We will practice identifying real animal bones, discover what you can learn about a creature from just its skeleton, and take a short hike in search of animal signs.  This program is designed for children aged 6 and...

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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.  

Audubon Babies: Nature Songs

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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

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. It is intended for those living in independent settings. 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....

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Lakeshore State Park

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Join Director of Education Tom Finley in exploring this serene winter landscape along Milwaukee’s beautiful Lake Michigan shore. This one-mile hike will guide us through the trails of Lakeshore State Park and along the pier at nearby Discovery World. We will learn about the history of these more recent additions to downtown,...

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Bird Club

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

Join a welcoming community of bird enthusiasts on the second Wednesday of the month. New and experienced birders will meet to learn together, discuss bird-related issues, and hike to discover birds on the property. Our co-host is Dan Panetti, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Mequon. In this presentation, learn...

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Junior Elementary Homeschool Spring

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

Thursdays | March 14, April 11, and May 9 Our Junior Elementary Homeschool Program is an introductory experience for children ages 6-8. With the guidance of experienced naturalists, we begin to work in groups to discover nature at the Center. Students form connections with the creatures and habitats that make...

Sold Out $75.00 – $105.00

Homeschool Senior Elementary Spring

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

Thursdays | March 14, April 11, and May 9 Our Senior Elementary Homeschool Program is designed for students ages 9-11 to delve deeper into the natural world. Alongside experienced naturalists, students will explore habitats including the shore of Lake Michigan, ponds, prairies, and forests. We offer a variety of interactions...

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Explore the Night

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

Guided by the light of the moon, join School Programs Manager AJ Grill to explore Schlitz Audubon after dark. After watching the moon shine over Lake Michigan, we’ll hike the trails and learn how our nocturnal friends survived the cold nights of Wisconsin winters and prepare to welcome spring.  This...

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Audubon Toddlers: Worm Weather

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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

Saturday Morning Bird Walk

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

We welcome all those interested in birding for a guided bird walk on the third Saturday of the month. We’ll search for late winter ducks and possible early migrants. This is a great opportunity for new birders to learn and practice bird identification. We will meet in front of the...

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Photo Club

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

Nature offers tremendous opportunities for picture taking at every turn. Schlitz Audubon is a canvas waiting for you. Each month, photographers of all skill levels will take a guided hike, or a suitable indoor alternative, with our Master Naturalist volunteers. They will explore different parts of the property while capturing...

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Puppet Story Time

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

Join Naturalist Joyce Michelstetter for a puppet story about a beaver and a turtle. Participants will create their very own puppet to use during the story. Then we will meet and share a tale about one of our resident turtle’s adventures. Afterwards join a hike in search of where turtles...

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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.  

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.