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

SPARK!

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

This program is specially designed for both people experiencing cognitive changes and their care partners. It is intended for those living in independent settings. Now entering its seventh year at Schlitz Audubon and led by our Director of Education Tom Finley, each month is devoted to learning about the simple...

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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

Annual Gala: Nature’s Tapestry

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

Cocktails on the Veranda | Dinner in the Great Hall | Silent & Live Auctions | Fund the Cause  Thanks to generous supporters like you, Schlitz Audubon strengthens the bonds between people and nature every day to enrich the vibrant fabric of our community. Weave new connections with 200 local...

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...

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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.  

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...

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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.  

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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Mammals Have Fur at Monarch Library Memory Cafe

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Cedarburg Public Library W63 N589 Hanover Ave., Cedarburg, United States

Schlitz Audubon will be presenting our Mammals Have Fur for the monthly Monarch Library Memory Cafe. The café will be a place where people with MCI (Mild Cognitive Impairment), early-stage Alzheimer’s or a related dementia can join in with their care partners to socialize and have fun with other people...

Audubon Babies: Turtle Time

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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...

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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...

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Audubon Babies: Turtle Time

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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

Summer Solstice Evening Hike 

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

We’ll see panoramic views of the long-setting sun as we hike in the West Medows Loop and explore the significance of the summer solstice in Wisconsin.   Literally meaning “Sun stands still,” this date marks the beginning of astronomical summer in the northern hemisphere and is usually the longest day of...

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Audubon Toddlers: Fairy Homes and Enchanted Worlds

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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

Make Music Milwaukee

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

Make Music Milwaukee is a live, free musical celebration on June 21, the longest day of the year, with concerts on streets, sidewalks, and parks across the city. For more information, please visit https://www.makemusicday.org/milwaukee/  Free to all. 

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...