Grant Park Birding Trip

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Located along the Lake Michigan shoreline in South Milwaukee, Grant Park features unique lannon stone paths and staircases, as well as several foot bridges traversing the park’s ravines. Join Senior Ecologist Don Quintenz and Adult Programs Coordinator, Michelle Allison on a hike through this scenic park in search of migratory...

$45.00 – $60.00

Lion’s Den Birding Trip

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Senior Ecologist Don Quintenz and Adult Coordinator Michelle Allison will lead you through Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve, one of the last stretches of undeveloped bluff land along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Over a half mile of 90- to 100-foot bluffs look out onto Lake Michigan, offering tremendous viewing opportunities....

$25.00 – $30.00

Bird Club

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

Join in a welcoming community of bird enthusiasts on the second Wednesday of the month. Our co-host Dan Panetti, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Mequon, will guide us on an evening hike. We’ll visit some nest boxes to look for Eastern Bluebirds, Tree Swallows, and other cavity nesters. Birders...

Free

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 on the second Saturday of the month. 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...

Free

Birding with Don Quintenz

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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 Senior Ecologist 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 rhythm...

$15.00 – $20.00

Birding with Don Quintenz

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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 Senior Ecologist 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 rhythm...

$15.00 – $20.00

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 on the second Saturday of the month. 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...

Free

Bird Club

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

Dan Panetti, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Mequon will guide us on a hike to look for summer birds and observe bird behavior before sunset. Birders age 14 and up and of all skill levels are welcome.  We will meet in the main parking lot.  This program will take place entirely...

Free

Bird Photography Workshop

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

This workshop will begin with a classroom presentation, then we’ll go out and take photos,  returning to the classroom for a wrap up. In class, we’ll cover exposure, camera modes, focusing options, and the best starting settings for your bird photography.   Instructor Kevin Hanley is a nature and macro...

$25.00 – $30.00

Bird Club

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

Dan Panetti, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Mequon will guide us on a hike to look for resident birds, fall migrants, and observe bird behavior before sunset. Birders age 14 and up and of all skill levels are welcome.  We will meet in the main parking lot.  This program will take...

Free

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 on the second Saturday of the month. We’ll search for resident and migrating 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...

Free

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 Senior Ecologist 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 rhythm...

$15.00 – $20.00

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 on the second Saturday of the month. We’ll search for resident and migrating 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...

Free

Hiking the Ice Age Trail: Monches Segment

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WI

Over its 1,000-mile course, the Ice Age National Scenic Trail in Wisconsin is renowned for its scenic beauty and impressive geologic features. This hike will be led by Director of Education Tom Finley.  We’ll loosely follow the course of the Oconomowoc River as the trail winds its way through a...

$25.00 – $30.00

Bird Club

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

Dan Panetti, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Mequon will guide us on a hike to look for resident birds, fall migrants, and observe bird behavior before sunset. Birders age 14 and up and of all skill levels are welcome.  We will meet in the main parking lot.  This program will take...

Free

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 Senior Ecologist 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 rhythm...

$15.00 – $20.00

Raptor ID

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

Have you ever wondered what kind of hawk is visiting your backyard? Join us to learn the fundamentals of identifying Wisconsin raptors! Led by Raptor Educator Cheyenne Smith, the first half of this workshop will offer an interactive exploration of birding principles, pointing out patterns and variations across groups of...

$40.00 – $55.00

Adult Owl Prowl

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

Rain date: October 11.   Join us for Adult Owl Prowl on October 17! Hike with us deep into the forest to discover “hooo’s” making noises in the night. Sound is the best way to identify owls, so put on your owl ears and prepare to hear and see some of...

$15.00 – $20.00

Bird Club

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

Dan Panetti, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Mequon will discuss feeding strategies, setting up a winter water source, positioning nesting boxes, and even installing native plant species for wildlife.    Birders age 14 and up and of all skill levels are welcome. We will meet in the Auditorium and the program will take...

Free

Adult Owl Prowl

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

Rain Date: Tuesday, October 18 Hike with us deep into the forest to discover “hooo’s” making noises in the night. Sound is the best way to identify owls, so put on your owl ears and prepare to hear and see some of our local residents! After our nighttime hike, we’ll...

$15.00 – $20.00

Nature Club Holiday Party

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

Join us for a holiday party for our Nature Clubs, including Bird Club, Photo Club, and Art Club! Grab a snack and join us to share your birding and photography, and art highlights from this year. If you would like to present your photos to the group, email your five...

Free

Lakeshore State Park Field Trip

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WI

Join Director of Education Tom Finley in exploring this serene winter landscape along Milwaukee’s beautiful Lake Michigan shore. This hike will guide us through the trails of Lakeshore State Park and along the pier at nearby Discovery World. We will learn about the history of these more recent additions to...

$25.00 – $30.00

Family Winter 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 observe winter birds. We’ll learn how to use binoculars to observe birds in their various habitats, then identify different species of birds and waterfowl by how they look and sound. If the weather permits, we’ll enjoy a hike to our shoreline...

$10.00 – $15.00