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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Menomonee Park Field Trip

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Explore the various habitats at Menomonee Park located in Waukesha County. This park has nearly 470 acres of land, including hardwood forests, wetlands, and the quarry pond. The northern part of the park is deemed as the Best Woods, where you will be immersed among the maple trees, woodpeckers, and...

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Nature Ambassadors

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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 Investigators

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

We have many ponds at Schlitz Audubon, but which one is your favorite? Learn about the importance of wetland habitats through hands-on exploration with Naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas. Explore two of our ponds up-close and discover what they have in common and what makes each one unique. Everyone will catch, identify,...

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Full Moon Hike

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

Enjoy a night hike guided by the light of the full moon and learn about Wisconsin’s native nightlife. Witness a moonlit view from atop our tower and listen for the frog chorus at Mystery Lake. Naturalist Laine Cotteleer will show you around the Center after dark and help you to...

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Twilight Hike

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

As the sun goes down, experience the Center in a different light! Join us for a guided hike on our trails in search of crepuscular and nocturnal wildlife. While we visit different habitats, we learn about our resident and migratory animals: how to identify them by sight, sound, or the...

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Prairie and Meadow Wildflower Hike

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

Join Sandy Manning, horticulturist and Master Gardener, as we explore the meadows and prairies of Schlitz Audubon, looking for the late summer and early fall blooms that make these areas a blaze of color. You'll learn key identification features, what pollinators they attract, and if they are good options for...

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Dazzling Dragonflies

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

Discover why dragonflies dazzle in the sun. Join Naturalist Jim Thielke to learn about where they come from and why they are here. We will search ponds and prairies to find different species of dragonflies and what makes them so interesting. Not only will you attempt to catch, examine, and...

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Nature Ambassadors

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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...

Bats by the Beach

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

Search the skies for your favorite flying mammals with bat enthusiast Cassie Rincon. We’ll start by reading Bats at the Beach by Brian Lies and then learn a little about the different species that can be found at the Center. Afterwards, we will climb to the top of the tower...

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Monarch Tagging

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

As the colder weather rolls in, the monarch butterflies start flying south towards warmer weather. Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki to learn their life cycle and how we monitor the monarch butterflies as they journey to Mexico. We will visit some of our hot spots and possibly catch monarch butterflies to...

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Nature Ambassadors

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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...

I Spy: Bird Bingo

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

I spy with my little eye, flits of wings and new birds coming to visit us. Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki as we search for Wisconsin birds and those migrating south. Each child will receive a picture bingo sheet with common birds and bird related items to cross off with stamps....

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Birding Exploration: Migration

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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 to warmer wintering grounds from 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...

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Nature Ambassadors

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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...

Literary Hike: Nature Poetry

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

This literary hike will delve into the world of poetry that uses nature as its muse. Participants will be led on a guided hike to listen to a curated collection of works by both well and lesser-known authors. The natural phenomena described in each poem will be witnessed, explored, and...

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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...

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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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Junior Elementary Homeschool Fall 2024

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

Thursdays | September 12, October 10, and November 14 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...

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Senior Elementary Homeschool Fall 2024

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

Thursdays | September 12, October 10, and November 14 Our 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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Wisconsin Fossil Identification

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

The Lake Michigan shoreline hosts a myriad of captivating rocks and some very unique fossil specimens. Identification of these fossils is an acquired skill that we can help you learn. The geologic time period dates to Wisconsin’s Silurian and Devonian past. We will uncover what exactly these periods entailed as...

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Nature Ambassadors

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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: Colorful World

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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 Nature School Early Childhood Educator Molly Ticcioni for a sensory-rich morning of nature exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and sensory play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the...

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Twilight Hike

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

As the sun goes down, experience the Center in a different light! Join us for a guided hike on our trails in search of crepuscular and nocturnal wildlife. While we visit different habitats, learn about our resident and migratory animals: how to identify them by sight, sound, or the signs...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 13 tickets left