Veterans Day

WI

We are honored to welcome veterans, active-duty military members, and their families to the Center at no charge on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13. Your complimentary admission includes: Word with a Bird on Saturday, November 12 Nature Ambassador Activities on Sunday, November 13 Word with a...

Coats for Kids Drive

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

As part of our mission to provide access to nature for all, including in winter, Schlitz Audubon is hosting a coat drive on November 11-13. Drop off your old winter coats of any size (including adult sizes) at the donation bin near Schlitz Audubon’s entrance, then take a pack of...

Turkey Time

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

Now that the chill of fall is upon us, it’s time to start thinking of all things turkey! Join Education Specialist Shelly Rollins in exploring the world of Wild Turkeys. We will read turkey related stories, look at turkey artifacts and take part in other turkey related activities. Afterwards, follow...

$10.00 – $15.00

Nature Inspired Art: The Art of Andy Goldsworthy

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

This art and nature program will focus on fall’s seasonal changes and ephemeral art. Nature is full of moments and objects that are temporary (flowers, sunsets, waves…). Andy Goldsworthy is an ephemeral artist who is known for temporary site-specific works with stones, leaves, sticks, snow, ice, and other natural materials available...

$20.00 – $30.00

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 animal ambassadors from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   This program will take place entirely indoors. Please read our current mask policy before participation. ...

Autumn Guided Forest Bathing

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

Explore the autumn forests at Schlitz Audubon during the morning hours. 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...

$20.00 – $30.00

Nature Ambassador Activitites

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

Join our Nature Ambassadors on Sunday afternoons to learn more about what the Center has to offer! Volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by offering guided hikes, introducing visitors to resident reptiles and amphibians, and sharing their knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find...

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 animal ambassadors from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird. This Sunday's program will include a Bald Eagle! This program will take place...

Mindfulness in Nature

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

Help your bodies and brains by practicing mindfulness! We will slow down for this hike and practice our ability to be mindful while in nature. Combine elements from yoga, meditation, and forest bathing to explore nature in a whole new way. Families will learn techniques to use their senses while...

$10.00 – $15.00

SPARK! Wild Turkeys

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

This program is designed for both people experiencing cognitive changes and their care partners. 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. Programs take place inside the Auditorium and may include...

Free

Painting with Leaves

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

By November, many of our deciduous trees have already lost most, if not all, of their leaves. While the canopies might be bare, leaves of different shapes and sizes are scattered on the ground. Take a short hike with Naturalist Abby Saxton to collect leaves from the trails and learn...

$10.00 – $15.00

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 animal ambassadors from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   This program will take place entirely indoors. Please read our current mask policy before participation. ...

Nature Ambassador Acitivities

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

Join our Nature Ambassadors on Sunday afternoons to learn more about what the Center has to offer! Volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by offering guided hikes, introducing visitors to resident reptiles and amphibians, and sharing their knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find...

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 animal ambassadors from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   This program will take place entirely indoors. Please read our current mask policy before participation. ...

Closed Today

WI

We will be open 9:00-1:00pm on Friday, November 25.

Open 9:00am – 1:00pm

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

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 animal ambassadors from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   This program will take place entirely indoors. Please read our current mask policy before participation. ...

Finding Fairy Houses

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

Join fairy friend Cassie Rincon as we explore the world of fairies and create homes for them. We will start the program by reading A Fairy Friend by Sue Fliess. Then, we will build simple fairy houses for the fairies at Schlitz Audubon as well as a small fairy house...

$15.00 – $20.00

Nature Ambassador Activitites

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

Join our Nature Ambassadors on Sunday afternoons to learn more about what the Center has to offer! Volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by offering guided hikes, introducing visitors to resident reptiles and amphibians, and sharing their knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find...

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 animal ambassadors from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   This program will take place entirely indoors. Please read our current mask policy before participation. ...

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...

$30.00 – $45.00

Wild Wednesdays! 2nd-5th Grade

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

Go wild after school! Together we’ll experience the wonder of this action-packed time of year! Search for the secrets this special season holds by playing games and exploring with friends. With an emphasis on sensory exploration and each student’s questions and curiosities, each time will be a new and wild...

$15.00 – $20.00

Raptor Saturday

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

Birds in the winter are a welcome and warming sight, but have you ever wondered how our feathered friends stay comfy and cozy when it’s freezing outside? From tiny Chickadees to Great Horned Owls, join us to explore the unique adaptations these animals have that make them well-equipped for coping...

Nature Ambassador Activitites

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

Join our Nature Ambassadors on Sunday afternoons to learn more about what the Center has to offer! Volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by offering guided hikes, introducing visitors to resident reptiles and amphibians, and sharing their knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find...

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 animal ambassadors from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   This program will take place entirely indoors. Please read our current mask policy before participation. ...