Prairies of the Southern Kettle Moraine Field Trip

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WI

The  Kettle Moraine State Forest South Unit offers a beautifully preserved landscape that harkens back to Wisconsin’s epic geologic past. Join Director of Education Tom Finley on a visit to view some of the unique prairies of this region. Created near the end of the last Ice Age, some 10 –...

$45.00 – $60.00

Sustainability for All

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WI

Have you ever tried to lead a more sustainable life but didn’t know where to start? Join Manasi, citizen scientist and Schlitz Audubon Nature Ambassador, to learn about the different types of energy and resources used in your daily lives. Stop by on the Veranda anytime during this program to...

Citizen Science A La Carte

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

Join us for a day of science and nature exploration as we collect data for many of the Center’s citizen science research projects! You and your family can try tagging monarch butterflies, identifying aquatic animals, tracking birds around the property, and monitoring the health of Lake Michigan. All of the...

$30.00 – $45.00

Conservation Hike: Native Plants

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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 highlighting native plants. Drew will talk about and show plants that will be for sale at the Native Plant Sale on Sunday, August 28. He'll discuss growing conditions and benefits for various plant species. This hike will...

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...

Beaks & Talons

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Kettle Moraine State Forest – Pike Lake Unit 3544 Kettle Moraine Rd., Hartford, WI

Which bird is the fastest? Which has silent flight? Join us for an interactive comparison of falcons, hawks, and owls. This program at Kettle Moraine State Forest – Pike Lake Unit is an engaging and informative experience for all ages! Vehicle Admission to State Park Required

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...

Monarch Magic

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Germantown Community Library N112W16957 Mequon Road, Germantown, WI

From metamorphosis to migration, participants will discover the amazing life journey of the Monarch Butterfly. Topics discussed at this Germantown Community Library program include monarch tagging and population tracking, their remarkable migration trip, habitat challenges faced by monarchs, and how you can help them in your own backyard or garden....

Center Closed

WI

We hope you visit another time!

Center Closed

WI

We hope you visit another time.

Wildlife Wednesdays – Eagle & Friends

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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 Menominee Park Zoo. in Oshkosh. 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. Free....

Songs and S’mores

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

Join Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon as we celebrate the end of summer before starting a new school year. Take a short hike to look for crepuscular critters and end by a bonfire with our favorite camp treat, s’mores! We’ll sing goofy songs, share stories of our summer adventures, and...

$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 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...

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

Native Plant Sale

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

Gardening with native plants provides many ecological benefits, including creating habitats for birds, butterflies, and other wildlife. Prairie Future Seed Company will offer a wide selection of live plants for purchase. We are offering options to shop in person or order ahead for curbside pick-up. In-person shopping is free to...

Beaks & Talons at Greenfield Farmers Market

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Greenfield Farmers Market 5151 W Layton Ave., Greenfield, WI

Visit our Raptor Educators, and Raptor Ambassadors, at our Community Outreach Booth. 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! Learn about the Greenfield Farmers Market. Free to...

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...

Astronomy with Binoculars

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

Spend an evening under the stars! Jim Hahn will guide us along the Milky Way from Sagittarius to Cassiopeia, stopping at star clusters, double stars, and other fascinating sights. There will be guest appearances by the Moon, Saturn, a few satellites, and even a minor planet. Telescopes will be set up for closer views. Bring...

$15.00 – $20.00

Family Canoe

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

Join Schlitz Audubon staff at Mystery Lake for some canoeing fun! Mystery Lake is bursting with life and there is no better way to see it than from the water. Never been canoeing before? Don’t worry, our naturalists will show you the basics! When registering for this program, one canoe...

$30.00 – $45.00

Raptor Saturday

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

It’s time for some International Vulture Awareness! Join us to celebrate what makes these unique scavengers so important to the health of our ecosystem! With the help of our own Turkey Vulture and other feathered ambassadors, we’ll find out why they are often referred to as nature’s clean-up crew! Scheduled...

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...