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 18-21. You'll learn...

Free

Citizen Science: Wetland Monitoring Orientation

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

With March just around the corner, we’ll soon start to hear frogs calling in our wetlands. Amphibians will fill up the ponds, getting ready to lay their eggs. Now in our fifth year of ephemeral wetland monitoring, we need your help exploring these ponds and discovering what life inhabits them....

Free – $10.00

Citizen Science: Virtual FrogWatch USA Training

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WI

FrogWatch USA is a citizen science project that invites participants to learn about local wetlands and identify frogs and toads by their calls. Aszya Summers, Curator of Animal Care and Conservation Education and Paul Mueller, Animal Care Specialist at the Racine Zoo will teach us via Zoom how to identify species by their calls, locate...

Kidizen Science: Spring Discoveries

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

Celebrate Citizen Science Day by learning how the whole family can get involved in citizen science! Join Naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas on a hike where we will explore and monitor the animals and plants that have woken up or migrated back to the area. Families will learn how to submit these...

$10.00 – $15.00

Freshwater Mussel Identification Workshop

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

Wisconsin has 50 different species of native freshwater mussels within its rivers. The monitoring of these unique species is crucial to the understanding of the health of our freshwater ecosystems. In this workshop, discover the dynamic history of freshwater mussels in Wisconsin, their unique life cycles, and the status of...

$20.00 – $30.00

Citizen Science: Bumble Bee Monitoring Training

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

Many bumble bee populations are declining in Wisconsin and around the world. Here in Wisconsin, there is a federally endangered species of bumble bee, and seven species are listed as state species of greatest conservation need. Join Schlitz Audubon as we help the Bumble Bee Brigade and Wisconsin Department of...

Free – $10.00

Citizen Science A La Carte

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

Join us for a day of science and nature exploration as we collect data for many of the Center’s citizen science research projects! You and your family can try tagging monarch butterflies, identifying aquatic animals, tracking birds around the property, and monitoring the health of Lake Michigan. All of the...

$30.00 – $45.00

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...