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...

Guided Forest Bathing Series

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

Wednesdays, February 1, 8, 15, & 22  This four-part series led by Naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas will delve deeper into the practice of Forest Bathing, or Shinrin Yoku. Forest Bathing is more than just hiking; it is an immersive sensory experience that allows you to look at nature differently than before....

Get Tickets $45.00 – $60.00 15 tickets left

Geology Workshop

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

Saturdays, February 4 & 11 Join Director of Education Tom Finley for a two-part winter workshop exploring some of the many facets of Wisconsin geology, with special emphasis on our local Lake Michigan landscape. Explaining key concepts of glacial history and going back into our ancient past of the Silurian...

Get Tickets $45.00 – $55.00 13 tickets left

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 in Snow

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

Snow is a perfect blank canvas to create art! Join Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon as we use snow as inspiration and as a medium. Even if there is no snow on the ground, we will create our own snowflakes and other beautiful works of art to celebrate the beauty...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 12 tickets left

The Frozen Water Cycle

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

This program is offered in conjunction with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s youth concert series: Symphonic Splash! A Musical Water Cycle. We’ll begin our discussion about the frozen water cycle inside our Visitor Center. We’ll then take a sunset walk to our Lake Michigan shoreline, where an amazing transformation takes place...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 15 tickets left

Literary Hike: Winter World by Bernd Heinrich

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

This season’s guided hike, led by naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas, will follow the pages of Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival by Bernd Heinrich. In this book, we learn how the animal kingdom relies on some staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Participants will listen to selected passages, and we’ll...

Get Tickets $15.00 – $20.00 10 tickets left

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...

Star Search

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

Discover the stars of Schlitz Audubon’s skies with Naturalist Jacob Kempinski. Hear about some of this season’s upcoming astronomical sightings and events. Learn about winter constellations, their names and how to identify them, and the stories connected to them. Weather permitting, we’ll head outside to search for the stars!  This...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 15 tickets left

Nature Detectives: Winter

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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 winter. We will explore animal tracks, foraging signs, and...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 13 tickets left

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 Snowshoeing

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

Join Naturalist Joey Montaine to explore the wonderful winter ecosystems of Schlitz Audubon! After strapping on a pair of snowshoes, participants will learn about the history of snowshoes, hike the trails, and explore how different animals can traverse our snowy Wisconsin environment.  This program is designed for children aged 10...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 12 tickets left

Animal Signs Hike

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

Join Naturalist Abby Saxton to search out the sign of animals such as deer, turkeys, squirrels, rabbits, and many others that make our center their home. Learn about the signs animals leave behind in winter, what they do to survive, and where they journey to find their needs. This program...

Get Tickets $15.00 – $20.00 15 tickets left

Snowflake Science

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

Join naturalist Harry Franz for a lovely winter hike to learn how snowflakes form and about the winter weather cycles of Wisconsin. Afterwards, we will search and preserve a snowflake of our own so we can always appreciate the beauty of these crystalline structures year-round!  This program is designed for...

Get Tickets $15.00 – $20.00 13 tickets left

I Spy: Icicles & Snow

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Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki on a guided hike as you spy with your little eyes and discover snowflakes and icicles. Each family will be given an I Spy picture chart and winter-themed stickers to use during our hike. After finding snowflakes and icicles, we will head inside for hot chocolate. ...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 15 tickets left

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...

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...

Sugar Moon Hike

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

Join us for an adventure under March’s full moon, known as the Sugar Moon. Discover the history behind maple sugaring, examine our maple trees, and hike down to the beach to watch the moon shine over Lake Michigan. Afterwards, enjoy maple treats by the fire while listening to indigenous maple...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 15 tickets left

Junior Elementary Homeschool Spring

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Thursdays | March 9, April 13, May 11 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 Southeastern...

Get Tickets $75.00 – $105.00 10 tickets left

Senior Elementary Homeschool Spring

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

Thursdays | March 9, April 13, May 11 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 with...

Get Tickets $75.00 – $105.00 5 tickets left

Skulls and Bones

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

Become an amateur osteologist, one who studies bones, with Naturalist Jacob Kempinski! We will practice identifying real animal bones, discover what you can learn about a creature from just its skeleton, and take a short hike in search of animal signs.  This program is designed for children aged 6 and...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 13 tickets left

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...

Forest Fridays: Spring Adventures

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

Friday mornings, March 17 – May 19 (No class Fridays March 31 & April 7) Forest Fridays is an 8-week, Friday morning series hosted by the Nature Preschool. This program makes use of the Center’s outstanding nature trails, as well as the Preschool’s newest outdoor classroom: The Secret Forest. In this...

Get Tickets $400.00 – $475.00 14 tickets left

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...