Behaviors of Birds

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

Join on a birding hike that goes past the “What?” and into the “Why?”  Go beyond simple bird identification and discover the unique avian behaviors and adaptations of birds found at Schlitz Audubon. Through a introductory presentation and guided hike, participants will learn how birds survive and thrive in our habitats...

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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...

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.  

Raptors in Conservation with Cedar Lakes Conservation Foundation

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Town Hall at the Town of West Bend 6355 County Highway Z, West Bend, Wisconsin, United States

Join us at the Town of West Bend Town Hall to learn about the conservation successes and challenges that raptor ecologists face. Some of the topics covered will include environmental contamination, habitat loss, and climate change and how they have the most dramatic effect on apex predators, making raptors strong indicators...

Fancy Flowers Adventure

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

Discover beautiful flowers along the trails with Naturalist Jim Thielke. We will first learn about some of the most common flowers that can be found at the Center. Then we’ll hike together to find and photograph those flowers. Finally, you will test your skills with a flower matching game.  This...

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Sound Waves Summer Concert Series: Ben Merens

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

Enjoy a show by Ben Merens, an acoustic guitar singer and songwriter, performing original songs and covers from the 70s. Ben also has a talent for taking audience suggestions and immediately turning them into songs.   Performances take place at our Pavilion from 6:30pm-7:30pm, or in the auditorium in case of...

Prairies: Blazing with Life at Cedarburg Public Library

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

Did you know that Wisconsin once had over 2 million acres of majestic wind-swept tallgrass prairie? Colorful and diverse, the original prairies of Wisconsin gave way to European settlement, farming and eventually cities. Prairie soils are rich in nutrients and many feet deep and can range from wet to dry....

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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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 Center Naturalist and avid birder,...

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Eagle & Friends at Lake Geneva Public Library

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Lake Geneva Public Library 918 W Main St, Lake Geneva, United States

With awesome power, spectacular strength, a huge wingspan and massive talons, the bald eagle is the very essence of a raptor and headlines this program.  Accompanied by hawks, owls and falcons.  This all ages event is FREE and no registration is required.   Learn more here.

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 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...

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.  

Cicadas & Flying Friends

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

This summer is unique for cicadas as both a 13 year brood and a 17 year brood will appear at the same time in the United States. Southern Wisconsin will host the 17 year cicadas along with the annual cicada. After learning what makes these insects important to the environment,...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $18.00 12 tickets left

Art Club

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

Nature has always been a great inspiration to artists, from pre-historic cave painters to contemporary artists working today. Art Club meets every other month, providing a safe space to meet with other artists of all abilities in a welcoming community. At each meeting we will discuss different topics and offer...

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Sound Waves Summer Concert Series: Lindsay Shanks

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

Enjoy a performance by Lindsay Shanks, who plays a range of songs for all ages, with influences from Johnny Cash, Shania Twain, Taylor Swift, Elvis Preseley, Dixie Chicks, and much more. Popular hits Lindsay covers include Try Everything, Kiss the Girl, and Shake It Off. Learn more about Lindsay Shanks. ...

Audubon Babies: Over in the Meadow

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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 Jade Cashman 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...

Sold Out $18.00 – $24.00

Grant Park Field Trip

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We’ll hike picturesque Grant Park, which features unique Lannon stone paths and staircases, as well as foot bridges that will take us over the park’s many ravines. Oak Creek (the actual creek) flows right through the middle of the park before it empties into the bay at the South Milwaukee...

Get Tickets $50.00 – $65.00 11 tickets left

Raptor Meet & Greet at Bayshore Family Flicks

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The Yard at Bayshore 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, Glendale, United States

Come join us for FREE summer fun with BAYSHORE’s Family Flicks movie nights! Bring the whole family and experience a variety of pre-show activities and entertainment, and then enjoy our featured PG-rated films on the Big Screen. Schlitz Audubon will be hosting a Raptor Meet & Greet from 4:30-5:30pm before...

Fireflies: Nature’s Fireworks

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

Whether you call them lightning bugs or fireflies, these bioluminescent beetles light up our summer night. Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki to figure out why they flash and how they glow before you take a journey to their favorite spots that light up the night. You will learn how to identify...

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Audubon Babies: Over in the Meadow

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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 Jade Cashman 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...

Sold Out $18.00 – $24.00

Stories Matter: Memoir Writing

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

This is a four-week series: Thursdays, July 25, Aug. 1, Aug. 8, and Aug. 15  Immerse yourself in the art of memoir writing with a workshop set amidst the serene beauty of nature. Guided by an experienced instructor, these sessions combine writing exercises, group discussions, and reflective readings to help...

Get Tickets $140.00 – $165.00 10 tickets left

Audubon Toddlers: Into the Woods

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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 Early Childhood Educator Allie Furru. 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...

Sold Out $30.00 – $40.00

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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