Guided Forest Bathing Series

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

Wednesdays, February 1, 8, 15, & 22  This four-part series led by Naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas 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 to look at nature differently than before....

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Geology Workshop

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

Saturdays, February 4 & 11 Join Director of Education Tom Finley for a two-part winter workshop exploring some of the many facets of Wisconsin geology, with special emphasis on our local Lake Michigan landscape. Explaining key concepts of glacial history and going back into our ancient past of the Silurian...

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Bird Club

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

Join Raptor Educators and a few of the birds from our Raptor Program as we share with you some of their adaptations, natural behaviors, and tips to ID them out in the field. Birders aged 14 and up and of all skill levels are welcome. We will meet in the Auditorium...

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Comet ZTF Viewing

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

Cloud date February 10. The dark skies of winter hold a mysterious visitor in February – Comet ZTF. If sky conditions allow, join us for a telescopic view of this distant periodic comet with your hosts Jacob Kempinsky and Jim Hahn. The comet only visits from its home in the...

Literary Hike: Winter World by Bernd Heinrich

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

This season’s guided hike, led by naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas, will follow the pages of Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival by Bernd Heinrich. In this book, we learn how the animal kingdom relies on some staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Participants will listen to selected passages, and we’ll...

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SPARK! Valentine’s Day & Mardi Gras

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

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 a very short outdoor component, close to the building, so dress for the weather. Themes are seasonally...

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SPARK! Valentine’s Day & Mardi Gras

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

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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Get Ready for the Great Backyard Bird Count!

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Zoom

Did you know that bird watching is the number one recreational activity in the United States? Over 50 million people consider themselves bird watchers and enthusiasts. This virtual program, via zoom, will help prepare attendees for the Great Backyard Bird Count, a nationwide program that takes place February 17-20. You'll learn...

Nature Watercolor Workshop

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

This program is sold out. Join us on Saturdays, March 4 & 11 for a two-day Acrylic Painting Workshop. This is a two-day workshop: Saturdays, February 18 & 25 Explore basic watercolor painting with a two-day workshop. Created for beginning and intermediate level painters looking for an afternoon with other...

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Animal Signs Hike

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

Join Naturalist Abby Saxton to search out the sign of animals such as deer, turkeys, squirrels, rabbits, and many others that make our center their home. Learn about the signs animals leave behind in winter, what they do to survive, and where they journey to find their needs. This program...

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Acrylic Painting Workshop

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

This is a two-day workshop: Saturdays, March 4 & 11. Learn the basics of painting with acrylics with this two-day workshop created for beginning and intermediate-level painters. Enjoy an afternoon with other bird, wildlife, and nature enthusiasts and get an introduction to exciting acrylic painting techniques while exploring elements of...

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Bird Club

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

Join us for a talk with Kyle Arpke, a Milwaukee filmmaker, wildlife photographer, writer, and Wisconsin Master Naturalist. In mid-2022, Kyle embarked on a statewide birding challenge, logging eBird checklists in every one of Wisconsin's 72 counties. He recounted these adventures in a reoccurring column for the online publication Milwaukee...

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Astronomy: Orion, the Hunter

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

What constellation shares its name with a spacecraft, a spiral arm of the Milky Way, and a nebula so bright you can see it without optical aid? Jim Hahn will take us on a tour of Orion, the Hunter, and its region of space. If weather permits, we'll explore it...

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SPARK! St. Patrick’s Day

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

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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SPARK! St. Patrick’s Day

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

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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Art Club

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

Bring your sketchbook and pencils to find inspiration in nature! As a group, we will explore topics such as drawing from observation and nature journaling. Artists of all skill levels are welcome. This program will take place indoors and outdoors (weather permitting). Free to all. Registration is required.

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Jones Island & Kaszube Park Field Trip

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WI

On this field trip, we'll visit Jones Island and the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. Tom Finley will meet everyone there, where we'll be led on a tour of this fascinating facility by a member of MMSD staff. This will be a one-mile walking tour. We'll start with an indoor presentation...

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Birding for Beginners

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

Learn the basic birding skills with Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon. We’ll discover bird families and where to look for them, common characteristics and identifying features, and introduce field guides to help us before heading on the trails. We’ll then take a guided hike to apply your bird knowledge and...

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SPARK! Birds of Spring

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

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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SPARK! Birds of Spring

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

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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SPARK! Mother’s Day & Flowers

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

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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SPARK! Mother’s Day & Flowers

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

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...

Sold Out Free