Audubon Babies

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

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join us for a sensory-rich morning of exploration to experience nature both indoors and out. Take a guided hike on the trails and connect with other families of very young children for fellowship and community. We...

Sold Out $15.00 – $20.00

Animal Yoga

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

Bring the bottoms of your feet together and flutter your knees just like butterfly wings! Join Naturalist and Yoga Instructor Abby Saxton in this family yoga session. Once you have learned how to breathe like a bumblebee, we’ll move through simple animal-based poses. We’ll then meet some of our animal...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 15 tickets left

Beaks & Talons at Brown Deer Public Library 

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Brown Deer Public Library 4301 West Brown Deer Rd., Brown Deer, WI

Which bird is the fastest? Which has silent flight? Join us for an interactive comparison of falcons, hawks, and owls.   This is a FREE event for all ages. No registration required.   https://www.browndeerpubliclibrary.org/programs  

Word with a Bird

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

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. 

Budding Buds

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

Join Naturalist Harry Franz and learn about the emerging spring plants and how they grow! Together we will look for the signs of spring on a guided hike. Then, we will craft our own blossoming trees to take home!  This program is designed for children aged 5 and older. Children...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 10 tickets left

I Spy: Backyard Birds

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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 backyard birds. Each family will be given an I Spy picture chart and winter-themed stickers to use during our hike. After finding our feathered friends, we will come back inside for some hot...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 8 tickets left

Birding for Beginners

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

Learn the basic birding skills with Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon. We’ll discover bird families and where to look for them, common characteristics and identifying features, and introduce field guides to help us before heading on the trails. We’ll then take a guided hike to apply your bird knowledge and...

Sold Out $15.00 – $20.00

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...

Word with a Bird

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

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. 

Family Geocaching Scavenger Hunt

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

In this fun family activity, you’ll hike the trails using a GPS unit to search for coordinate points. Once you find the location, answer questions and learn some fun facts about the property. Upon arrival, we will provide all of the necessary equipment for this self-guided adventure, which includes a...

Get Tickets $30.00 – $45.00 4 tickets left

Gentle Power Yoga

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

Six Wednesdays, March 29 – May 3 During this six-week Gentle Power yoga series, Yoga Instructor Abby Saxton will guide you through a series of simple flows and regenerative poses, focusing on tying breath to movement. The class will also focus on setting intentions for your practice, being in the...

Get Tickets $60.00 – $75.00 10 tickets left

Morning Guided Forest Bathing

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

Forest bathing is more than just hiking, it is an immersive sensory experience that allows you to look at the forest differently than before. It combines concepts of meditation and mindfulness through a series of guided invitations. Participants will engage with and learn the general basics of forest bathing and...

Get Tickets $20.00 – $30.00 8 tickets left

Saturday Morning Bird Walk

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

We welcome all those interested in birding for a guided bird walk. We’ll search for summer residents and nesting birds. This is a great opportunity for new birders to learn and practice bird identification. We will meet in front of the Visitor Center to begin our walk by the bird...

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Family 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 search for birds. Learn how to use binoculars to observe birds in their various habitats, then identify different species by how they look and sound. Afterwards, hike together to discover Wisconsin’s year-round birds and birds that are starting to migrate back. ...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 8 tickets left

Raptor Saturday

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

Join us in celebrating Earth Day early! With our Raptor Ambassadors as guides, learn about conservation issues impacting our wild raptors and ways each one of us can make a difference, even in our own backyards. This program will take place in the Auditorium.  Free with membership or admission.  

Rocks Rock!

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

Join Naturalist Harry Franz as we learn about our world through a geologic lens. We will hike to the beach and discover fossils from ancient creatures as well as the three rock groups. Afterwards, everyone will participate in a rock-themed craft!  This program is designed for children aged 5 and...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 13 tickets left

Birding Exploration

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

Birding with an experienced guide is an excellent way to improve your birding skills. Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki and expert birder Don Quintenz on a walk through the meadows, woods, and wetlands of Schlitz Audubon. Early morning bird walks often uncover many birds that would otherwise go unnoticed. Their natural...

Sold Out $15.00 – $20.00

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 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

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.  

Hiking the Hank Aaron State Trail

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Director of Education Tom Finley will lead you on this wonderful urban trail in the heart of Milwaukee. We’ll meet at the Mitchell Park Conservatory (The Domes) and then hike our way west towards American Family Field. Along the way, we’ll pass through Three Bridges Park and the Menomonee River...

Get Tickets $25.00 – $30.00 5 tickets left

Saturday Morning Bird Walk

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

We welcome all those interested in birding for a guided bird walk. We’ll search for summer residents and nesting birds. This is a great opportunity for new birders to learn and practice bird identification. We will meet in front of the Visitor Center to begin our walk by the bird...

Get Tickets Free 13 tickets left

I Spy: April Showers

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

Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki on a guided hike to find raindrops, puddles, and more. Each family will be given a picture chart as our I Spy guide that will be crossed off using spring themed stickers. After our spring hike, we will come back inside for tea or hot chocolate. ...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 15 tickets left

Word with a Bird

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

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

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...