Forest Beach Migratory Preserve Birding Trip

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Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, Forest Beach Migratory Preserve offers birders a fantastic opportunity to see an incredible diversity of birds. Its strategic location provides great views of migrating raptors, and we will be visiting it at one of the busiest times of raptor migration. Senior Ecologist, Don...

$35.00 – $45.00

Horicon Marsh Birding Tour

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Tour Horicon Wildlife Refuge, the premier wetland in the Midwest, with Senior Ecologist, Don Quintenz, and Adult Program Coordinator Michelle Allison. Over 260 species of birds and other diverse wildlife call Horicon home. Discover this Wetland of International Importance by car and on foot. Witness Horicon’s renowned spring bird migration, the...

$50.00 – $65.00

Horicon Marsh Birding Tour

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Tour Horicon Wildlife Refuge, the premier wetland in the Midwest, with Senior Ecologist, Don Quintenz, and Adult Program Coordinator Michelle Allison. Over 260 species of birds and other diverse wildlife call Horicon home. Discover this Wetland of International Importance by car and on foot. Witness Horicon’s renowned spring bird migration, the...

$50.00 – $65.00

Birding for Beginners

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

The early bird catches the worm at Schlitz Audubon! Join Naturalist Tess Stahler and Milwaukee County Parks Natural Areas Supervisor, Brian Russart for a morning of birding basics. Before we set out to explore the trees and skies, we’ll learn what to look for in the world of birds. We’ll...

$20.00 – $30.00

Birding with Don Quintenz

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

Birding with an experienced guide is an excellent way to improve your birding skills. Join Senior Ecologist and expert birder Don Quintenz on a walk through the meadows, woods, and wetlands of Schlitz Audubon. Early morning bird walks often uncover many birds that would otherwise go unnoticed. Their natural rhythm...

$15.00 – $20.00

Aztalan State Park Field Trip

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Aztalan State Park is one of the oldest and most important archeological sites in Wisconsin. It is a designated National Historic Landmark as it commemorates an ancient Middle – Mississippian culture and village. A once-mysterious settlement, it is believed indigenous people, or Native Americans, dwelt here for over 100 years,...

$45.00 – $60.00

Saturday Morning Bird Walk

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

This month, we welcome all those interested in birding for a guided bird walk on the first three Saturdays in May. Expert birder Paul Boyer will lead us in search of the migrating birds that visit the diverse habitats at the Center. This is a great opportunity for new birders...

Free

Lake Park Birding Trip

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Located on the edge of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee’s historic Lake Park provides an important stopover site for migratory birds, making it a popular birding destination in spring. Join Senior Ecologist Don Quintenz and Adult Program Coordinator Michelle Allison on a hike to search for a wide variety of birds, such...

$25.00 – $30.00

Lulu Lake State Natural Area

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Lulu Lake State Natural Area contains rare natural communities that have been virtually eliminated from the rest of southeastern Wisconsin. Their protection means they remain largely undistributed, resulting in exceptionally high quality and diverse wetland and upland communities on glacial topography in the Kettle Moraine region. Join Senior Ecologist Don...

$45.00 – $60.00

Bird Club

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

Join in a welcoming community of bird enthusiasts on the second Wednesday of the month. Our co-host Dan Panetti, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Mequon, will guide us on an evening hike to look for migrating birds, including colorful warblers. Birders age 14 and up and of all skill...

Free

Birding with Don Quintenz

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

Birding with an experienced guide is an excellent way to improve your birding skills. Join Senior Ecologist and expert birder Don Quintenz on a walk through the meadows, woods, and wetlands of Schlitz Audubon. Early morning bird walks often uncover many birds that would otherwise go unnoticed. Their natural rhythm...

$15.00 – $20.00

Saturday Morning Bird Walk

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

This month, we welcome all those interested in birding for a guided bird walk on the first three Saturdays in May. Expert birder Paul Boyer will lead us in search of the migrating birds that visit the diverse habitats at the Center. This is a great opportunity for new birders...

Free

Avian Adventure

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

Spread your wings at Schlitz Audubon and practice your birding skills. Visit a variety of bird-themed stations as we celebrate Wisconsin’s year-round residents and welcome back our migrating feathered friends. Create bird friendly crafts, challenge yourself on a binocular scavenger hunt, and visit with a few of our Raptor Ambassadors!...

Avian Adventure

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

Spread your wings at Schlitz Audubon and practice your birding skills. Visit a variety of bird-themed stations as we celebrate Wisconsin’s year-round residents and welcome back our migrating feathered friends. Create bird-friendly crafts, challenge yourself on a binocular scavenger hunt, and visit with a few of our Raptor Ambassadors! There...

Saturday Morning Bird Walk

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

This month, we welcome all those interested in birding for a guided bird walk on the first three Saturdays in May. Expert birder Paul Boyer will lead us in search of the migrating birds that visit the diverse habitats at the Center. This is a great opportunity for new birders...

Free

Oconomowoc River Kayak Trip

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Kayaking in a remote wetland is a wonderful way to get close to wildlife. Experience wetlands from a new perspective as we search for birds and enjoy the scenery. Join Senior Ecologist Don Quintenz and School Programs Manager AJ Grill for a leisurely paddle down the Oconomowoc River to the...

$55.00 – $70.00

Grant Park Birding Trip

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Located along the Lake Michigan shoreline in South Milwaukee, Grant Park features unique lannon stone paths and staircases, as well as several foot bridges traversing the park’s ravines. Join Senior Ecologist Don Quintenz and Adult Programs Coordinator, Michelle Allison on a hike through this scenic park in search of migratory...

$45.00 – $60.00

Lion’s Den Birding Trip

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Senior Ecologist Don Quintenz and Adult Coordinator Michelle Allison will lead you through Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve, one of the last stretches of undeveloped bluff land along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Over a half mile of 90- to 100-foot bluffs look out onto Lake Michigan, offering tremendous viewing opportunities....

$25.00 – $30.00

Bird Club

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

Join in a welcoming community of bird enthusiasts on the second Wednesday of the month. Our co-host Dan Panetti, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Mequon, will guide us on an evening hike. We’ll visit some nest boxes to look for Eastern Bluebirds, Tree Swallows, and other cavity nesters. Birders...

Free

Saturday Morning Bird Walk

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

We welcome all those interested in birding for a guided bird walk on the second Saturday of the month. We’ll search for summer residents and nesting birds. This is a great opportunity for new birders to learn and practice bird identification. We will meet in front of the Visitor Center...

Free

Birding with Don Quintenz

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

Birding with an experienced guide is an excellent way to improve your birding skills. Join Senior Ecologist and expert birder Don Quintenz on a walk through the meadows, woods, and wetlands of Schlitz Audubon. Early morning bird walks often uncover many birds that would otherwise go unnoticed. Their natural rhythm...

$15.00 – $20.00

Birding with Don Quintenz

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

Birding with an experienced guide is an excellent way to improve your birding skills. Join Senior Ecologist and expert birder Don Quintenz on a walk through the meadows, woods, and wetlands of Schlitz Audubon. Early morning bird walks often uncover many birds that would otherwise go unnoticed. Their natural rhythm...

$15.00 – $20.00

Saturday Morning Bird Walk

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

We welcome all those interested in birding for a guided bird walk on the second Saturday of the month. We’ll search for summer residents and nesting birds. This is a great opportunity for new birders to learn and practice bird identification. We will meet in front of the Visitor Center...

Free

Bird Club

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

Dan Panetti, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Mequon will guide us on a hike to look for summer birds and observe bird behavior before sunset. Birders age 14 and up and of all skill levels are welcome.  We will meet in the main parking lot.  This program will take place entirely...

Free

Bird Photography Workshop

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

This workshop will begin with a classroom presentation, then we’ll go out and take photos,  returning to the classroom for a wrap up. In class, we’ll cover exposure, camera modes, focusing options, and the best starting settings for your bird photography.   Instructor Kevin Hanley is a nature and macro...

$25.00 – $30.00