Hand-in-Hand: Summer at the Pond

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

Explore nature with your little ones! We will hike, play, do art activities and listen to a story. Dress for the weather; we recommend waterproof shoes or boots. More information about the class location will be sent before the program. This program is designed for children 2 to 3 years...

$12.00 – $17.00

Family Fun Day – Reptiles & Amphibians

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Waukesha Public Library 321 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha, WI

Whether they slither, hop, jump, swim, or crawl, Wisconsin’s reptiles and amphibians are sure to fascinate. See them up close and learn about what makes each of them unique at the Waukesha Public Library! This event is free. Event Information

Hand-in-Hand: Summer at the Pond

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

Explore nature with your little ones! We will hike, play, do art activities and listen to a story. Dress for the weather; we recommend waterproof shoes or boots. More information about the class location will be sent before the program. This program is designed for children 2 to 3 years...

$12.00 – $17.00

Wildlife Wednesdays – Beaks & Talons

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Menominee Park Zoo 520 Pratt Trail, Oshkosh, WI

Visit our Raptor Educators, and Raptor Ambassadors, at our Community Outreach Booth at the Menominee Park Zoo in Oshkosh. Which bird is the fastest? Which has silent flight? Join us for an interactive comparison of falcons, hawks, and owls. This is an engaging and informative experience for all ages! Free....

Hand-in-Hand: Summer at the Pond

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

Explore nature with your little ones! We will hike, play, do art activities and listen to a story. Dress for the weather; we recommend waterproof shoes or boots. More information about the class location will be sent before the program. This program is designed for children 2 to 3 years...

$12.00 – $17.00

Twilight Hike

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

Senior Ecologist Don Quintenz will lead you through the Center at a time that is not only beautiful and serene, but also alive with wildlife. We’ll look for deer and their fawns, coyotes and their young, and other mammals, and may encounter birds that love dusk, such as swallows, swifts,...

$15.00 – $20.00

Raptor Saturday

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

Have you ever wondered what a year in the life of a raptor looks like? Wonder no longer, as our raptor ambassadors fly you through all four seasons with their range of unique and wild lifestyles! Scheduled to appear: Perseus (Barred Owl), Tallulah (Turkey Vulture), Sky Walker (Red-tailed Hawk), Nicco (Broad-winged...

Reptiles & Amphibians

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Germantown Community Library N112W16957 Mequon Road, Germantown, WI

These crawling, slithering, and swimming creatures inhabit our local ponds, prairies, and gardens. Participants at this Germantown Community Library program will learn some amazing adaptations these animals have developed in order to survive throughout our varied seasons. The focus is on native Wisconsin species and includes animal artifacts, plus several...

Picnic in the Park – Eagle & Friends

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Konkel Park Amphitheater 5151 W Layton Ave., Greenfield, WI

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 at Konkel Park Amphitheater in Greenfield. The Bald Eagle will also be accompanied by some friends including a variety of hawks, owls, and falcons. 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

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in front 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 outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read our current mask...

Literary Hike: The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben

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

This guided hike will follow the pages of The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben. In his book, Wohlleben makes the case that a forest is a social network, drawing on groundbreaking scientific discoveries to describe how trees are like human families: tree parents live together with their children,...

$15.00 – $20.00

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 out which...

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in front 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 outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read our current mask...

Story Adventure: Turtles

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

What adventures would our turtles have on the trails? Find out with your own copy of A Turtle Adventure created by Schlitz Audubon! On this self-guided hike, explore the trails using the activity book as your navigation tool. At the end of your adventure, meet one of our turtle animal...

$15.00 – $20.00

Spectacular Snakes!

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

Enjoy an up-close encounter with the spectacular snake ambassadors of Schlitz Audubon! You’ll learn about each unique species and what makes snakes such amazing animals. Get a chance to hold and take a special photo with one of our snake animal ambassadors and make a snake craft to take home...

$10.00 – $15.00

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 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

The Magic of Metamorphosis: Insects

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

Join us for a mid-summer hike and discover the magic of metamorphosis! We will explore the property and learn how pond creatures take to the sky, caterpillars blossom into moths and butterflies, and more! Through a guided hike and hands-on activities, we will search for insects in the Center’s ponds...

$10.00 – $15.00

Conservation Hike

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

Join our Director of Conservation and Land Management, Drew Shuster, for a hike on our Central Wetlands Loop. Here, Drew will talk about past projects, including the Stormwater Wetland & Ravine Restoration Project and projects planned for the future! Prior to taking on this role, Drew was a Resource Ecologist at Schlitz Audubon for...

Free

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in front 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 outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read our current mask...

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 out which...

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in front 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 outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read our current mask...

Art Club

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

Bring your sketchbook and pencils to find inspiration in nature! As a group, we will explore topics such as drawing from observation and nature journaling. Artists of all skill levels are welcome. We’ll visit the woods and wetlands of the Center to practice nature journaling techniques.   This program will take...

Free

Hand-in-Hand: Friends in the Earth

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

Explore nature with your little ones! We will hike, play, do art activities and listen to a story. Dress for the weather; we recommend waterproof shoes or boots. More information about the class location will be sent before the program. This program is designed for children 2 to 3 years...

$12.00 – $17.00