Nature Ambassador Activities

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

Join our Nature Ambassadors 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...

SPARK! Birds of Spring

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

This program is designed for both people experiencing cognitive changes and their care partners. Led by our Director of Education Tom Finley, each month is devoted to learning about the simple beauty found in nature and how it enriches our lives. Programs take place inside the Auditorium and may include...

Free

Earth Week: Beach Clean-up

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

Cap off Earth Week by cleaning up the shores of Lake Michigan! Join Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon as we look for and pick up litter on the beach. Not only will you improve the health of Lake Michigan directly, you will also contribute to the Alliance for the Great...

Free

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in front 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 outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read our current mask...

Earth Week: Spreading Seeds

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

Create your own native garden at home with the help of seed bombs! Join Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon and learn about Wisconsin’s 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...

$15.00 – $20.00

Pond Exploration!

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

Explore two of Schlitz Audubon’s ponds up-close as we learn about some of their aquatic residents! Catch, identify, and discover hands-on a variety of aquatic invertebrates and amphibians. Learn about the importance of wetlands and how each of the Center’s ponds have unique features and characteristics that help create special...

$10.00 – $15.00

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in front 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 outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read our current mask...

Nature Ambassador Activitites

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

Join our Nature Ambassadors 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 front 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 outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read our current mask...

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in front 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 outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read our current mask...

Nature Ambassador Activities

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

Join our Nature Ambassadors 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...

Snail Paddle & Pull

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

Join Schlitz Audubon staff in cleaning up Mystery Lake! Use canoes to access every inch of Mystery Lake to pull out the large invasive snails. Learn about this invasive species and its effects on ecosystems in the Midwest and beyond. You and your family will be given the tools needed,...

$30.00 – $45.00

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in front 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 outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read our current mask...

Nature Ambassador Activities

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

Join our Nature Ambassadors 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...

Nature Detectives: Spring

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

How can we know what an animal eats, where it lives, and where it travels? We look for animal signs! In this adventure, we will be putting our detective skills to the test and search for signs of animal life in spring. We will explore animal tracks, foraging signs, and...

$10.00 – $15.00

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in front 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 outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read our current mask...

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...

Painting with Flowers

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

“April showers bring May flowers” is especially true for Wisconsin’s early and short-lived woodland wildflowers. Join Naturalist Emily Leonard on a short hike and discover some of these plants up close! After enjoying their beauty in nature, you will create your own masterpiece using provided flowers, paint, and simple printing...

$10.00 – $15.00

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in front 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 outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read our current mask...

Finding Fairy Houses

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

Join fairy friend Cassie Rincon as we explore the world of fairies and create homes for them. We will start the program by reading A Fairy Friend by Sue Fliess. Afterwards, we’ll hike together in search of fairy house building materials and make some simple houses for the fairies at...

$15.00 – $20.00

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in front 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 outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read our current mask...

Family Geocaching Scavenger Hunt

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

In this fun family activity, you’ll hike the trails using a GPS unit to search for coordinate points. Once you find the location, answer questions and learn some fun facts about the property. Upon arrival, we will provide all of the necessary equipment for this self-guided adventure, which includes a...

$30.00 – $45.00

Nature Ambassador Activities

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

Join our Nature Ambassadors 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...