Earth Day: Spreading Seeds

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

Create your own native garden at home with the help of seed bombs! Join Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon and learn about Wisconsin native plants and how they play a vital role in our local ecosystem. Take a short hike to find emerging spring ephemeral flowers and learn how to...

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Rocks Rock!

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

Get ready for a rockin’ good time exploring the rocks that call our Lake Michigan home! Learn about how rocks form and change through the rock cycle and how to identify different types that we find along our shoreline, including colorful granite and ancient fossils! In this guided hike led...

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Finding Fairy Houses

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

Join fairy friend Cassie Rincon as we explore the world of fairies and create homes for them. We’ll start the program by reading A Fairy Friend by Sue Fliess. Then, we’ll build simple fairy houses for the fairies at Schlitz Audubon, as well as a small fairy house that you...

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Puzzling Pathways Scavenger Hunt

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

Search our trails using fun clues to find hidden treasures and pieces to your very own puzzle. There will be six treasure chests to find, and each comes with a puzzle piece, an animal artifact, and an educational riddle that will help you on your journey. Naturalist Jim Thielke will...

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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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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...

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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...

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International Migratory Bird Day

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

Step into the world of migrating birds as you complete your checklist to become a birder! Join Naturalists Laine Cotteleer and Melanie Ziolecki as you customize cardboard binoculars, create a bird identification bracelet, and cross off a bird bingo sheet at our feeders. Once you have mastered your bingo sheet,...

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Nature Day with Mom

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

Happy Mother’s Day! Join Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon as you celebrate moms on a short, guided hike in search of nature treasures. During the hike, Cassie will take a family photo for you to use in a picture frame that you will customize with the nature treasures found that...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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Literary Hike: The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben 

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

On this hike we will find inspiration in the pages of The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben. In his book, Wohlleben makes the case that a forest is a social network, drawing on groundbreaking scientific discoveries to describe how trees are like human families. Follow this guided hike...

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Pond Plein Air

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

Join Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon at our ponds and create a watercolor work of art. We will provide all of the tools that you will need to paint a scene right in front of you. Take inspiration from artists like Claude Monet, Marion Wachtel, and William Wendt and use...

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Tracy Chevalier, author of The Glassmaker

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

Join us for a special evening featuring Tracy Chevalier, author of The Glassmaker. Tracy Chevalier is the bestselling author of ten previous novels, including Girl with a Pearl Earring, which has been translated into 45 languages and made into an Oscar-nominated film, a play, and an opera. This event will take...