Wild Wednesdays! 2nd-5th Grade

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

Go wild after school! Together we’ll experience the wonder of this action-packed time of year! Search for the secrets this special season holds by playing games and exploring with friends. With an emphasis on sensory exploration and each student’s questions and curiosities, each time will be a new and wild...

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Raptor Saturday

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

Birds in the winter are a welcome and warming sight, but have you ever wondered how our feathered friends stay comfy and cozy when it’s freezing outside? From tiny Chickadees to Great Horned Owls, join us to explore the unique adaptations these animals have that make them well-equipped for coping...

Nature Ambassador Activitites

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

Join our Nature Ambassadors on Sunday afternoons to learn more about what the Center has to offer! Volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by offering guided hikes, introducing visitors to resident reptiles and amphibians, and sharing their knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find...

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two animal ambassadors from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   This program will take place entirely indoors. Please read our current mask policy before participation. ...

Star Search

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

Meet the stars at Schlitz Audubon with Naturalist Jacob Kempinski. We’ll begin by learning about some of this season’s upcoming astronomical events. Weather permitting, we’ll head outside to search for some of our winter constellations, learn their names and how to identify them, and hear the stories connected to them. ...

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Junior Elementary Homeschool Winter

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

Thursdays | December 8, January 12, and February 9 Our Junior Elementary Homeschool Program is an introductory experience for children ages 6-8. With the guidance of experienced naturalists, we begin to work in groups to discover nature at the Center. Students form connections with the creatures and habitats that make-up...

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Senior Elementary Homeschool Winter

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

Thursdays | December 8, January 12, and February 9 The Senior Elementary Homeschool Program is designed for students ages 9-11 to delve deeper into the natural world. Alongside experienced naturalists, students will explore habitats including the shore of Lake Michigan, ponds, prairies, and forests. We offer a variety of interactions...

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Illuminated Hike

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

Stroll along our gently lit trails with family and friends. Begin by decorating your own paper lantern and use it to illuminate the early evening hours. Go at your own pace to experience the tranquility that winter brings. At the end of your hike, gather around a bonfire and enjoy...

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Nature Ambassador Activitites

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

Join our Nature Ambassadors on Sunday afternoons to learn more about what the Center has to offer! Volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by offering guided hikes, introducing visitors to resident reptiles and amphibians, and sharing their knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find...

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two animal ambassadors from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   This program will take place entirely indoors. Please read our current mask policy before participation. ...

Creating Art with Ash

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

Join Naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas to create your own art pieces from ash tree cuts from Center trees felled by the invasive Emerald Ash Borer. We will hike through the forests to learn more about the importance of trees and how invasive species affect habitats. After the hike, we will provide...

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Illuminated Hike

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

Stroll along our gently lit trails with family and friends. Begin by decorating your own paper lantern and use it to illuminate the early evening hours. Go at your own pace to experience the tranquility that winter brings. At the end of your hike, gather around a bonfire and enjoy...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 74 tickets left

Nature Ornaments

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

Tis the season to decorate with nature! Join Naturalist Abby Saxton and create your own nature wreaths and ornaments. We will provide all the materials needed to make your decorations. From grapevines to pinecones, use nature to celebrate the holiday season!  This program is designed for children aged 5 and...

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Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two animal ambassadors from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   This program will take place entirely indoors. Please read our current mask policy before participation. ...

Nature Ambassador Activities

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

Join our Nature Ambassadors on Sunday afternoons to learn more about what the Center has to offer! Volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by offering guided hikes, introducing visitors to resident reptiles and amphibians, and sharing their knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find...

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two animal ambassadors from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   This program will take place entirely indoors. Please read our current mask policy before participation. ...

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two animal ambassadors from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   This program will take place entirely indoors. Please read our current mask policy before participation. ...

Full Moon Hike

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

Guided by the light of the silvery moon, join Naturalist Joey Montaine to explore Schlitz Audubon after dark. After watching the moon shine over Lake Michigan, we will explore the trails and learn how our nocturnal friends survive the cold nights of Wisconsin winters.  This program is designed for all...

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Totally Turtles!

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

Enjoy an up-close encounter with the terrific turtle animal ambassadors of Schlitz Audubon! Join Naturalists Joyce Michelstetter and Abby Saxton to meet a variety of species and find out their unique characteristics. Learn about these turtles, their wild cousins, and how we care for them at the Center.  This program...

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Raptor Saturday

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

Come help us celebrate Bald Eagles! Meet with Valkyrie, one of our resident eagles, and learn about this national symbol as we compare this species to other eagles around the world and to other charismatic raptors of Wisconsin. With the help of several live ambassador birds, we'll take a dive...

Nature Ambassador Activities

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

On Sunday afternoons volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by introducing visitors to our reptile and amphibian ambassadors, offering guided hikes, and sharing their knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find out which activities our Nature Ambassadors are offering.  Free with membership or...

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.    Free with membership or admission. 

Woodpecker Walk

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

Many of Wisconsin’s woodpeckers do not migrate, and instead spend their winter in Wisconsin. Join School Programs Manager AJ Grill on this hike to discover what unique adaptations allow the woodpecker to survive Wisconsin winters and carve up the trees in our yards and forests.   This program is designed for...

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Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.    Free with membership or admission.