Puppet Story Time

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

Join Naturalist Joyce Michelstetter for a puppet story about a beaver and a turtle. Participants will create their very own puppet to use during the story. Then we will meet and share a tale about one of our resident turtle’s adventures. Afterwards join a hike in search of where turtles...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 5 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.  

Nature Ambassador Activities

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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.  

Art Club

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

​​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. At this meeting we will focus on reptiles and amphibians. There will be various live animals, animal mounts...

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Audubon Babies: Nature Watery Worlds

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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 us 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 trails. Connect with other families of...

Sold Out $18.00 – $24.00

Morning Spring Equinox Hike

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

Director of Education Tom Finley will guide us on a hike to explore the significance of the Spring or Vernal Equinox in Wisconsin. This date marks the beginning of astronomical spring in the northern hemisphere and is usually associated with 12 hours of day and night, as the sun passes...

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SPARK!

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

This program is designed for both people experiencing cognitive changes and their care partners. It is intended for those living in independent settings. 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....

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Audubon Toddlers: Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring

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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 a Nature School Teacher. 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 messy,...

Sold Out $30.00 – $40.00

Maple Sugar Time!

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

Maple sugaring has been a wonderful tradition for generations. Learn how maple sap turns into syrup, how to identify a maple tree, and practice tapping a log with one of our hand drills. We’ll have five activities to participate in along the trails. Before you leave, visit the sweetest station...

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Acrylic Painting 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, March 23 & 30.  Learn the basics of painting with acrylics with this two-day workshop created for beginning and intermediate-level painters. Enjoy an afternoon with other bird, wildlife, and nature enthusiasts and get an introduction to exciting acrylic painting techniques while exploring elements of...

Get Tickets $88.00 – $110.00 1 ticket 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.  

Maple Sugar Time!

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

Maple sugaring has been a wonderful tradition for generations. Learn how maple sap turns into syrup, how to identify a maple tree, and practice tapping a log with one of our hand drills. We’ll have five activities to participate in along the trails. Before you leave, visit the sweetest station...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $18.00 167 tickets left

Birding 101: Spring Migrants

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

Learn the basic skills of birding with Naturalist Laine Cotteleer. Start inside with a simple presentation to help train your eye to some of the many different types of birds seen at Schlitz Audubon. Observe Wisconsin’s spring migrants as they head north for the summer and learn to identify them by their sight...

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Nature Ambassador Activities

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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.  

Family Birding: Spring Migrants

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

Naturalist Laine Cotteleer will teach you how to use binoculars. Then, go on a guided hike to discover Wisconsin’s spring migrant birds. Learn to observe birds in their various habitats, then identify different species by how they look and sound while exploring Mystery Lake and its surrounding woods!   This program...

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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.  

Fun in the Forest

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

Join Naturalist Jim Thielke on a hike into the forest to see the animals as they are waking up for spring. We will learn about how plants and animals depend on each other. As we hike, we will create art with bark rubbings, play games, and soak in nature.  This...

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Nature Ambassador Activities

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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...

Audubon Babies: Nature Wakes Up

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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 us for a sensory-rich morning of exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and fun-filled play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the trails. Connect with other families of very...

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Audubon Babies: Nature Wakes Up

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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 us for a sensory-rich morning of exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and fun-filled play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the trails. Connect with other families of very...

Get Tickets $18.00 – $24.00 7 tickets left

Paints, Pours and Plumes

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

Spend a relaxing evening painting a picture of a raptor! Artist and Raptor Program volunteer Chelsea Beiler will guide you through how to paint one of our Raptor Ambassadors, who will be present as a live model! You will walk away with a greater appreciation of these amazing birds and...

Get Tickets $65.00 – $80.00 12 tickets left

Forest Fridays: Spring Series

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

Friday mornings, April 5 - May 24 Forest Fridays is an 8-week, Friday morning series hosted by the Nature School. This program makes use of the Center’s outstanding nature trails, as well as the school’s four specially designed outdoor classrooms. In this series, Nature School teachers focus on nature experiences...

Get Tickets $400.00 – $475.00 4 tickets left