Nature Ambassadors

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

On Sunday afternoons volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by introducing visitors to our reptile and amphibian ambassadors, offering guided hikes, and sharing knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find out which activities our Nature Ambassadors are offering on this day.   Free with...

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

Summer Astronomy: Our Place in the Universe

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

Discover Earth’s place in the galactic neighborhood in this program for space enthusiasts of all levels of knowledge and expertise. Led by instructors Matt Ehresman and Jacob Kempinski, participants will learn how astronomers measure distances between celestial bodies such as galaxies through a discussion on stellar observation from Charles Messier...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 14 tickets left

Sound Waves Summer Concert Series: Lyrid

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

Enjoy a performance by Lyrid, a Milwaukee-based indie prairie rock band that formed when Warhola Cats joined forces with local musicians from Hurd & Galante and Cassini Echos, with lyrical poetry provided by Elisabeth Albeck Gasparka. They play music ranging from haunting pastoral rock to jubilant, countrified soul. Learn more about...

Audubon Babies: Summer Surprises

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

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join Nature School Early Childhood Educator Jamie Baer for a sensory-rich morning of nature exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and sensory play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the...

Sold Out $18.00 – $24.00

Reptiles & Amphibians at Mead Public Library

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Mead Public Library 710 North 8th Street, Sheboygan, United States

Whether they slither, hop, jump, swim, or crawl, Wisconsin’s reptiles and amphibians are sure to fascinate everyone. See them live and up close, and learn about what makes each of them unique, in this intriguing program presented by Schlitz Audubon Nature Center.  Event is FREE but tickets are required and...

Mindfulness Meditation

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

Tuesdays July 9, 16, 23, 30   This is a four-week mindfulness series titled Living with Intention.  Now is the time to bring kind awareness to the present moment to live more intentionally. On this journey, you’ll learn mindfulness meditation techniques which have multiple health benefits like reducing stress, anxiety, and...

Sold Out $60.00 – $72.00

Bird Club

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

Join a welcoming community of bird enthusiasts on the second Wednesday of the month. New and experienced birders will meet to learn together, discuss bird-related issues, and hike to discover birds on our trails. Our co-host is Dan Panetti, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Mequon.    This time of year...

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Audubon Babies: Summer Surprises

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

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join Nature School Early Childhood Educator Jamie Baer for a sensory-rich morning of nature exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and sensory play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the...

Sold Out $18.00 – $24.00

Audubon Toddlers: Pond Friends

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

Come join us in nurturing a sense of wonder in nature with your little one in this program facilitated by Early Childhood Educator Allie Furru. We start in one of our specially designed outdoor classrooms to explore, play, and create art. Be prepared for your child to get a little...

Sold Out $30.00 – $40.00

Summer Tree ID Workshop

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

This is a two-day workshop: Saturdays July 13 and July 20  Join Naturalist Jim Thielke for a two-part summer tree identification workshop. Learning how to identify trees is an important skill to help determine the health of a forest. In this workshop, we’ll learn how to use leaves, bark, fruits,...

Get Tickets $50.00 – $66.00 13 tickets left

Audubon Toddlers: Pond Friends

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

Come join us in nurturing a sense of wonder in nature with your little one in this program facilitated by Early Childhood Educator Allie Furru. We start in one of our specially designed outdoor classrooms to explore, play, and create art. Be prepared for your child to get a little...

Sold Out $30.00 – $40.00

Awesome Amphibians!

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

Salamanders, frogs, and toads… oh my! Leap into the world of our slimy-skinned friends, the amphibians! Join Naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas to learn about what makes amphibians such unique animals. Together, we will meet our amphibian animal ambassadors, create a frog-themed craft, and hike to our ponds in search of wild...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 10 tickets left

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

Behaviors of Birds

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

Join on a birding hike that goes past the “What?” and into the “Why?”  Go beyond simple bird identification and discover the unique avian behaviors and adaptations of birds found at Schlitz Audubon. Through a introductory presentation and guided hike, participants will learn how birds survive and thrive in our habitats...

Get Tickets $23.00 – $30.00 13 tickets left

Nature Ambassadors

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

On Sunday afternoons volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by introducing visitors to our reptile and amphibian ambassadors, offering guided hikes, and sharing knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find out which activities our Nature Ambassadors are offering on this day.   Free with...

Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

Fancy Flowers Adventure

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

Discover beautiful flowers along the trails with Naturalist Jim Thielke. We will first learn about some of the most common flowers that can be found at the Center. Then we’ll hike together to find and photograph those flowers. Finally, you will test your skills with a flower matching game.  This...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 10 tickets left

Sound Waves Summer Concert Series: Ben Merens

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

Enjoy a show by Ben Merens, an acoustic guitar singer and songwriter, performing original songs and covers from the 70s. Ben also has a talent for taking audience suggestions and immediately turning them into songs.   Performances take place at our Pavilion from 6:30pm-7:30pm, or in the auditorium in case of...

Prairies: Blazing with Life at Cedarburg Public Library

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Cedarburg Public Library W63 N589 Hanover Ave., Cedarburg, United States

Did you know that Wisconsin once had over 2 million acres of majestic wind-swept tallgrass prairie? Colorful and diverse, the original prairies of Wisconsin gave way to European settlement, farming and eventually cities. Prairie soils are rich in nutrients and many feet deep and can range from wet to dry....

Twilight Hike

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

As the sun goes down, experience the Center in a different light! Join us for a guided hike on our trails in search of crepuscular and nocturnal wildlife. While we visit different habitats, learn about our resident and migratory animals: how to identify them by sight, sound, or the signs...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 16 tickets left

Saturday Morning Bird Walk

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

We welcome all those interested in birding for a guided bird walk on the third Saturday of the month. We’ll search for spring migrants among the Center’s varied habitats. This is a great opportunity for new birders to learn and practice bird identification. Led by Center Naturalist and avid birder,...

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Word with a Bird

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

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

Nature Ambassadors

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

On Sunday afternoons volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by introducing visitors to our reptile and amphibian ambassadors, offering guided hikes, and sharing knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find out which activities our Nature Ambassadors are offering on this day.   Free with...