Prairies: Blazing with Life at Cedarburg Public Library

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Cedarburg Public Library W63 N589 Hanover Ave., Cedarburg, United States

Did you know that Wisconsin once had over 2 million acres of majestic wind-swept tallgrass prairie? Colorful and diverse, the original prairies of Wisconsin gave way to European settlement, farming and eventually cities. Prairie soils are rich in nutrients and many feet deep and can range from wet to dry....

Twilight Hike

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

As the sun goes down, experience the Center in a different light! Join us for a guided hike on our trails in search of crepuscular and nocturnal wildlife. While we visit different habitats, learn about our resident and migratory animals: how to identify them by sight, sound, or the signs...

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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 spring migrants among the Center’s varied habitats. This is a great opportunity for new birders to learn and practice bird identification. Led by Center Naturalist and avid birder,...

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Art Club

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

Nature has always been a great inspiration to artists, from pre-historic cave painters to contemporary artists working today. Art Club meets every other month, providing a safe space to meet with other artists of all abilities in a welcoming community. At each meeting we will discuss different topics and offer...

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Grant Park Field Trip

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We’ll hike picturesque Grant Park, which features unique Lannon stone paths and staircases, as well as foot bridges that will take us over the park’s many ravines. Oak Creek (the actual creek) flows right through the middle of the park before it empties into the bay at the South Milwaukee...

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Stories Matter: Memoir Writing

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

This is a four-week series: Thursdays, July 25, Aug. 1, Aug. 8, and Aug. 15  Immerse yourself in the art of memoir writing with a workshop set amidst the serene beauty of nature. Guided by an experienced instructor, these sessions combine writing exercises, group discussions, and reflective readings to help...

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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 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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Great Cicada Symphony 2024

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

Every 221 years, two broods of cicadas emerge simultaneously, a 13-year group and a 17-year group, making the Midwest the loudest place to live during the summer this year as trillions of cicadas appear. Wisconsin is just one of over 10 states that will host this orchestra of insects. At...

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Summer Watercolor Workshop

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

This is a two-day workshop: Saturdays, August 3 & 10  Explore basic watercolor painting with a two-day workshop. Created for beginning and intermediate level painters looking for time with other bird, wildlife, and nature enthusiasts. This workshop introduces simple techniques while exploring elements of nature and wildlife found at the...

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Summer Geocaching

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

This fun summer activity is perfect for families, groups of friends, or even a first date! You and your group will hike the trails using a GPS unit to search for spring themed coordinate points. Once you find the location, you can answer the coordinate question and learn some fun...

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Gentle Power Yoga

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

Mondays, August 12, 19 & 26  During this three-week Gentle Power yoga series you will discover that Yoga is for every BODY.  During each class, local yoga instructor Chrissy Kruger-Gruendyke will guide you through a series of movements and regenerative poses that focus on breath, balance and strength. Modifications and...

Get Tickets $36.00 – $45.00 11 tickets left

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 our trails. Our co-host is Dan Panetti, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Mequon.    This month, Dan and...

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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 spring migrants among the Center’s varied habitats. This is a great opportunity for new birders to learn and practice bird identification. Led by Wisconsin Master Naturalist volunteer and...

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Guided Forest Bathing

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

Forest Bathing combines the concepts of meditation and mindfulness through an immersive outdoor experience. Participants will slowly travel through the forest while following spoken guided invitations that allow them to focus on the nature surrounding them using their senses and curiosity. Each invitation is designed to provide a deeper connection...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 11 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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Natural Dyeing with Plants Workshop

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

Return to a simpler time as we learn how to dye natural fibers using plants as our ancestors did. In this hands-on workshop led by Kathy Rincon, you will participate in the entire process of dyeing with plants using everyday equipment and materials that anyone can find. With plants ethically...

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Native Plant Sale

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

Gardening with native plants provides many ecological benefits, including creating habitats for birds, butterflies, and other wildlife. Prairie Future Seed Company will offer a wide selection of live plants for purchase.    Online pre-order details to come.  In-person shopping is free to all and registration is not required. 

Menomonee Park Field Trip

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Explore the various habitats at Menomonee Park located in Waukesha County. This park has nearly 470 acres of land, including hardwood forests, wetlands, and the quarry pond. The northern part of the park is deemed as the Best Woods, where you will be immersed among the maple trees, woodpeckers, and...

Get Tickets $50.00 – $65.00 14 tickets left

Twilight Hike

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

As the sun goes down, experience the Center in a different light! Join us for a guided hike on our trails in search of crepuscular and nocturnal wildlife. While we visit different habitats, we learn about our resident and migratory animals: how to identify them by sight, sound, or the...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 14 tickets left

Prairie and Meadow Wildflower Hike

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

Join Sandy Manning, horticulturist and Master Gardener, as we explore the meadows and prairies of Schlitz Audubon, looking for the late summer and early fall blooms that make these areas a blaze of color. You'll learn key identification features, what pollinators they attract, and if they are good options for...

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Birding Exploration: Migration

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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 to warmer wintering grounds from 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...

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Literary Hike: Nature Poetry

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

This literary hike will delve into the world of poetry that uses nature as its muse. Participants will be led on a guided hike to listen to a curated collection of works by both well and lesser-known authors. The natural phenomena described in each poem will be witnessed, explored, and...

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SPARK!

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

This program is specially designed for both people experiencing cognitive changes and their care partners. It is intended for those living in independent settings. Now entering its eighth year at Schlitz Audubon, each month is devoted to learning about the simple beauty found in nature and how it enriches our lives. Participants...

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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 our trails. Our co-host is Dan Panetti, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Mequon.    This month, Dan and...

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