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 15 tickets left

Introduction to Bird Photography

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

Birds may present themselves in almost any environment and discovering them through a camera lens can be an exhilarating experience! In this program, experienced photographer and naturalist Jake Collison will show you how to get started with photographing the birds seen from our trails. You will gain insight on photography...

Get Tickets $23.00 – $30.00 16 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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Twilight Hike

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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...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 16 tickets left

Raptors in Focus Photoshoot 

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

Join us for our annual Raptors in Focus Photoshoot featuring our Raptor Ambassadors. This is a unique opportunity to photograph eagles, hawks, falcons and owls up close and learn about their species. The birds will be on the trails in natural settings for you to photograph. Keep your photos or...

Get Tickets $80.00 – $100.00 70 tickets left

Spring Ephemerals Hike

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

Join our Director of Conservation Drew Shuster to learn the features and functions of spring ephemeral wildflowers. Walk the Center’s old growth forest and discover these unforgettable forest floor flowers that too often go unnoticed by most. You’ll learn when and where plants appear, the purpose of their petals, and...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 15 tickets left

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 15 tickets left

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 seventh year at Schlitz Audubon and led by our Director of Education Tom Finley, each month is devoted to learning about the simple...

RSVP Now Free 24 spots left

Horicon Marsh Birding & Nature Tour

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Explore Horicon Wildlife Refuge, the premier wetland in the Midwest, during the spring season when thousands of migrating birds pass through the area. Discover this Wetland of International Importance by car and on foot with experienced guides. As the largest freshwater cattail marsh in the United States, Horicon Marsh is home...

Get Tickets $50.00 – $65.00 15 tickets left

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 seventh year at Schlitz Audubon and led by our Director of Education Tom Finley, each month is devoted to learning about the simple...

RSVP Now Free 24 spots 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 14 tickets left

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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Introduction to Birdsong

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

Spring brings an abundance of bird activity to the Center. Winter birds depart and summer residents return, filling the skies, forests, and fields with songs. Birds also have their own special calls which can help us to locate them. Learning how to listen to these sounds is one of the...

Get Tickets $23.00 – $30.00 16 tickets left

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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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 20 tickets left

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 15 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 14 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....

RSVP Now Free 15 spots left

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.

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 seventh year at Schlitz Audubon and led by our Director of Education Tom Finley, each month is devoted to learning about the simple...

RSVP Now Free 24 spots 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...

RSVP Now Free 25 spots left

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 seventh year at Schlitz Audubon and led by our Director of Education Tom Finley, each month is devoted to learning about the simple...

RSVP Now Free 24 spots 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

Annual Gala: Nature’s Tapestry

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

Save the Date for our Annual Gala! Join on us Friday, June 14, 2024, for a celebration in support of Schlitz Audubon’s commitment to conservation, education, and community. Tickets will be available for purchase March 22. To request a formal invitation or to inquire about sponsorship or auction opportunities, please...