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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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...

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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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...

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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Lakeshore State Park Field Trip

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Join Director of Education Tom Finley in exploring this serene winter landscape along Milwaukee’s beautiful Lake Michigan shore. This hike will guide us through the trails of Lakeshore State Park and along the pier at nearby Discovery World. We will learn about the history of these more recent additions to...

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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...

Morning Winter Solstice Hike

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

Director of Education Tom Finley will lead a hike to explore the significance of the winter solstice in Wisconsin. This date marks the beginning of astronomical winter in the northern hemisphere and is usually the shortest day of the year, with respect to sunrise and sunset. Celebrated across cultures for...

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Afternoon Winter Solstice Hike

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

Director of Education Tom Finley will lead a hike to explore the significance of the winter solstice in Wisconsin. This date marks the beginning of astronomical winter in the northern hemisphere and is usually the shortest day of the year, with respect to sunrise and sunset. Celebrated across cultures for...

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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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Winter Tree Identification

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

Saturdays, January 7 & 14  Join naturalists Harry Franz and Jacob Kempinksi for a two-part deciduous tree winter workshop. Identifying trees in the winter has its challenges, but also its rewards. You’ll learn how to use bark, twigs, buds, the form or overall shape of the tree, and its habitat...

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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...

Art Club

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

Bring your sketchbook and pencils to find inspiration in nature! As a group, we will explore topics such as drawing from observation and nature journaling. Artists of all skill levels are welcome. At this meeting, we will discuss simple techniques for nature journaling in winter. We may go outside for...

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Winter Ecology Series

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

Wednesdays, January 11, 18 & 25 Join Director of Education Tom Finley for a three-part winter ecology series exploring the beauty of winter at Schlitz Audubon. On each date, we'll focus on a new topic and visit a different habitat. They will all showcase aspects of winter ecology, as well...

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Winter Animal Tracking

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

Winter is an amazing time to find the tracks and traces of active animals and discover the stories they tell. In this hike led by Naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas, participants will learn how to distinguish common Wisconsin animal tracks, foraging signs, scat, and more while hiking through the habitats at Schlitz...

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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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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...

New Moon Night Hike

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

Enjoy a night hike under the dark skies of the new moon. Join Naturalist Jacob Kempinski to visit the 60-foot tower, observe winter constellations, and listen for owl calls. Bring a flashlight and explore the darkened forest.   This program is designed for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an...

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Get Squirrely!

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

Celebrate National Squirrel Day by joining Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon on a nutty adventure! Explore the trails in search of our fluffy friends, discover what’s inside the squirrel kitchens, and challenge yourself to remember where you stashed your cache. At the end of the program, you can create your...

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I Spy: Winter Wonderland

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

Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki on a guided hike as you spy with your little eyes and discover a winter wonderland. Each family will be given an I Spy picture chart and winter-themed stickers to use during our hike. After finding the magic of winter, we will come back inside for...

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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...

Family Winter Birding

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

Join Naturalist Harry Franz on a guided hike to observe winter birds. We’ll learn how to use binoculars to observe birds in their various habitats, then identify different species of birds and waterfowl by how they look and sound. If the weather permits, we’ll enjoy a hike to our shoreline...

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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...