Raptor Saturday

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

Have you ever wondered about bird migration? Avian migration is one of the most impressive phenomena on earth, and scientists are still uncovering its many mysteries. Join us and several of the hawks, falcons, and other birds from our Raptor Program for an hour all about migration.  Scheduled to appear:...

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...

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

Skulls and Bones

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

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 $12.00 – $18.00 8 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...

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

SPARK!

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

This program is designed for both people experiencing cognitive changes and their care partners. It is intended for those living in independent settings. 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....

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Puppet Story Time

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

Join Naturalist Joyce Michelstetter for a puppet story about a beaver and a turtle. Participants will create their very own puppet to use during the story. Then we will meet and share a tale about one of our resident turtle’s adventures. Afterwards join a hike in search of where turtles...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 7 tickets left

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

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...

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

Art Club

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

​​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 focus on reptiles and amphibians. There will be various live animals, animal mounts...

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SPARK!

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

This program is designed for both people experiencing cognitive changes and their care partners. It is intended for those living in independent settings. 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....

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Maple Sugar Time!

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

Maple sugaring has been a wonderful tradition for generations. Learn how maple sap turns into syrup, how to identify a maple tree, and practice tapping a log with one of our hand drills. We’ll have five activities to participate in along the trails. Before you leave, visit the sweetest station...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $18.00 129 tickets left

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

Maple Sugar Time!

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

Maple sugaring has been a wonderful tradition for generations. Learn how maple sap turns into syrup, how to identify a maple tree, and practice tapping a log with one of our hand drills. We’ll have five activities to participate in along the trails. Before you leave, visit the sweetest station...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $18.00 173 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...

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

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...

Paints, Pours and Plumes

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

Spend a relaxing evening painting a picture of a raptor! Artist and Raptor Program volunteer Chelsea Beiler will guide you through how to paint one of our Raptor Ambassadors, who will be present as a live model! You will walk away with a greater appreciation of these amazing birds and...

Get Tickets $65.00 – $80.00 12 tickets left

Astronomy: Jupiter, King of the Sky

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

Witness Jupiter, one of the night sky’s most brilliant sights, in this program for stargazers of all ages and levels of expertise. Led by Naturalist Jacob Kempinski, we’ll discover what makes our solar system’s largest planet unique, including its moons, observational history, and role in mythology. We’ll start with an...

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Raptor Saturday

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

Let’s talk about dinosaurs! Join us to explore the anatomy, diversity, and evolution of theropod dinosaurs in relation to the origin of birds, specifically our modern-day raptors! With the help of our raptor ambassadors, we’ll discuss hypotheses for the origin of flight, the rise of feathers, and the discovery of...