Nature Ambassador Activities

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

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

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...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $18.00 11 tickets left

Following the Frog Chorus

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

Take a night hike through the wetlands of Schlitz Audubon in search of our favorite noisy amphibians. Led by Naturalist Jacob Kempinski, we’ll begin by meeting one of our animal ambassadors and learning to identify six of our common frogs by their songs. Then we’ll hike out together to our...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $18.00 12 tickets left

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...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $18.00 13 tickets left

Birding Exploration

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

One of nature’s greatest migrations is taking place as millions of neotropical songbirds make their way from warmer wintering grounds to breeding territories across North America. The Center’s diverse habitats located along the Lake Michigan shoreline provide a unique birding hotspot to find many of these long-distance migrants. Short distance...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 13 tickets left

Nature Ambassador Activities

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

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

Wacky Weasels

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

There’s more to the world of weasels than you realize. Did you know wolverines, otters, and badgers are all weasels too? Naturalist Jim Thielke will take you on a hike to learn all about the weasel family and where they live at Schlitz Audubon. You will learn about what they...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $18.00 16 tickets left

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...

Get Tickets $140.00 – $165.00 8 tickets left

Spring Wildlife Hike

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

Spring at the Center is rich with nature’s tapestry and the stories of each animal are as unique as stars in the sky. On this guided hike we’ll look for the sites which are home to the animals and identify some of the most ubiquitous birds around us. We’ll uncover...

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Audubon Toddlers: Bugs and Slugs

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

Come join us in nurturing a sense of wonder in nature with your little one in this program facilitated by a Nature School Teacher. We start in one of our specially designed outdoor classrooms to explore, play, and create art. Be prepared for your child to get a little messy,...

Get Tickets $30.00 – $40.00 2 tickets left

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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I Spy: Under the Log

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

I spy with my little eye, all of the critters living beneath our feet. Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki as we flip logs along our trails to discover a world full of insects, worms, and maybe even salamanders! Each child will receive a blank trail map, and for each new wonder...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 7 tickets left

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...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $18.00 10 tickets left

Nature Ambassador Activities

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

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

Audubon Babies: Froggy Fun

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

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join us for a sensory-rich morning of exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and fun-filled play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the trails. Connect with other families of very...

Get Tickets $18.00 – $24.00 1 ticket left

Bird Club

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

Join a welcoming community of bird enthusiasts on the second Wednesday of the month. New and experienced birders will meet to learn together, discuss bird-related issues, and hike to discover birds on our trails. Our co-host is Dan Panetti, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Mequon.   This month, Dan and...

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Audubon Babies: Froggy Fun

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

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join us for a sensory-rich morning of exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and fun-filled play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the trails. Connect with other families of very...

Sold Out $18.00 – $24.00

Audubon Toddlers: Over at the Pond

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

Come join us in nurturing a sense of wonder in nature with your little one in this program facilitated by a Nature School Teacher. We start in one of our specially designed outdoor classrooms to explore, play, and create art. Be prepared for your child to get a little messy,...

Sold Out $30.00 – $40.00

Saturday Morning Bird Walk

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

We welcome all those interested in birding for a guided bird walk on the third Saturday of the month. We’ll search for spring migrants among the Center’s varied habitats. This is a great opportunity for new birders to learn and practice bird identification. Led by Wisconsin Master Naturalist volunteer and...

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Fossil Finds

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

Discover a world of ancient animals with Naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas. We will learn about the millions of years of history preserved in Wisconsin soil, from 400-million-year-old sea creatures to their modern-day relatives and everything in between. After practicing our paleontologist skills with a dinosaur dig demonstration, we’ll explore Lake Michigan’s...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 6 tickets left

Guided Forest Bathing

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

Forest Bathing combines the concepts of meditation and mindfulness through an immersive outdoor experience. Participants will slowly travel through the forest while following spoken guided invitations that allow them to focus on the nature surrounding them using their senses and curiosity. Each invitation is designed to provide a deeper connection...

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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...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 12 tickets left

Nature Ambassador Activities

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

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

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...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 7 tickets left