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Early Birders Saturday Bird Walk

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

This winter, in conjunction with our Bird Club, we welcome all those interested in birding. We will meet on the second Saturday of the month for a morning bird walk – even before the Center officially opens. Join Adult Programs Coordinator Michelle Allison as we explore the trails of Schlitz Audubon in...

Free

Raptor Saturday

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

Come help us celebrate Save the Eagles Day! Visit with Valkyrie, our Bald Eagle, and learn about this national symbol as we compare ​the species to other eagles around the world and to other charismatic raptors of Wisconsin. We will discuss how far conservation efforts have come, why winter is the best time to...

Winter Family Birding

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

What birds call Schlitz Audubon home in the cold winter months? Learn the basics of birding in this fun family guided hike! We’ll explore who’s eating at the bird feeders, who’s hiding in the forest, and even who is floating on the Lake Michigan waters. Learn common bird calls and...

$10.00 – $15.00

Meditation

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

Sundays, January 9 – February 6 This five-week series will offer theory and practice in the Thai Forest tradition of Theravada Buddhism. Several traditional meditation methods will be presented for the development of mindfulness, the identification and release of stress, and the practice of loving kindness. Important points of traditional Buddhist...

$50.00 – $60.00

Nature Ambassador Activities

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

Join our Nature Ambassadors 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 ambassadors from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird. Please read our current mask policy before participating. Free with membership or admission.

Tai Chi: Animal Forms

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

Sundays, January 9 – February 27 Discover the core principles of Tai Chi through Animal Forms. This eight-week series will explore the Crane form and Bear form. Tai Chi is practiced for relaxation, balance, strength and flexibility. This practical method integrates body, mind, and spirit in a challenging yet gentle way....

$80.00 – $95.00

SPARK! Hibernating Animals

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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. This month, we focus on winter bird watching, learning...

Free

Yoga

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

Tuesday evenings, January 11 – February 15 This flow style yoga class is created for beginners to intermediate levels, based on breath and how to be in the present moment. Instructor Megan O’Neil will focus on relieving tension in the head, neck, shoulders, and back. Benefits of yoga can include:...

$60.00 – $80.00

Wild Wednesdays! K5-1st Grade

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

Go wild after school! Join our Naturalists for three consecutive Wednesdays from January 12th to January 26th. 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...

$45.00 – $60.00

Wild Wednesdays! 2nd-5th Grade

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

Go wild after school! Join our Naturalists for three consecutive Wednesdays from January 12th to January 26th. 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...

$45.00 – $60.00

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 ambassadors from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird. Please read our current mask policy before participating. Free with membership or admission.

Nature Ambassador Activities

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

Join our Nature Ambassadors 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 ambassadors from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird. Please read our current mask policy before participating. 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. Before you begin, we will provide all of the necessary equipment for this self-guided adventure, which includes...

$30.00 – $45.00

January Full Moon Hike

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

What better way to enjoy the winter season than to watch the first full moon of 2022 rise over a frozen Lake Michigan? Join us for an evening hike at Schlitz Audubon and explore the Center’s trails by the light of the moon. We will meet in the tower parking...

$10.00 – $15.00

Lake Michigan Winter Hike

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

Accompany Director of Education Tom Finley for a hike along the shore of our Great Lake Michigan. If conditions are right, the winter beach will feature a variety of ice formations such as ice canos, ice shelves, ice caves, and ice pancakes! Learn why these formations occur and how they...

$15.00 – $20.00

SPARK! Winter Bird Watching

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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. This month, we focus on winter bird watching, learning...

Free

Winter Animal Tracking

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

Winter is an amazing time to find the tracks and traces of active animals and discover the stories they tell. In this hike led by Naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas, participants will learn how to distinguish common Wisconsin animal tracks, foraging sign, scat, and more while hiking through the habitats at Schlitz...

$15.00 – $20.00

Nature Watercolor Workshop

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

This is a two-day workshop: Saturdays, January 22 & 29 Explore basic watercolor painting with a two-day workshop. Created for beginning and intermediate level painters looking for an afternoon with other bird, wildlife, and nature enthusiasts. This workshop introduces simple techniques while exploring elements of nature and wildlife found at...

$80.00 – $100.00

Story Adventure: Owls

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

What adventures would our owls have on the trails? To find out, as part of this program you will receive a copy of “An Owl Adventure” created by Schlitz Audubon! When you embark on this self-guided hike, you will explore the trails using the activity book as a navigation tool....

$15.00 – $20.00

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 ambassadors from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird. Please read our current mask policy before participating. Free with membership or admission.

Tree Identification: Deciduous Trees in Winter

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

Saturdays, January 22 & 29 Join naturalist and tree enthusiast Tess Stahler for a two-part deciduous tree winter workshop. Identifying trees in the winter has its challenges, but also its rewards. We’ll discover how to use bark, twigs, buds, the form or overall shape of the tree, and its habitat...

$45.00 – $55.00