Beginning Tree ID

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

This is a two-day workshop: Saturdays, July 23 and 30  In this two-part workshop, learn the basics of tree ID, what to look for, and what distinguishes families from one another. We’ll discuss how trees interact with wildlife and each other, and discover which species provide the most for the...

Get Tickets $45.00 – $55.00 6 tickets left

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! Beaks and Talons | Wisconsin DNR Vehicle Admission to State...

Sustainability Superstars

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, 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. We will discover the many ways we can be sustainable,...

Get Tickets $5.00 – $7.00 10 tickets left

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...

Sustainability Superstars

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, 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. We will discover the many ways we can be sustainable,...

Get Tickets $5.00 – $7.00 10 tickets left

Bird Photography Workshop

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

This workshop will begin with a classroom presentation, then we’ll go out and take photos,  returning to the classroom for a wrap up. In class, we’ll cover exposure, camera modes, focusing options, and the best starting settings for your bird photography.   Instructor Kevin Hanley is a nature and macro...

Sold Out $25.00 – $30.00

Owls: Designed for Darkness at South Milwaukee Public Library

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South Milwaukee Public Library 1907 10th Ave., South Milwaukee, WI

These seldom seen, silent winged hunters shine best when the sun goes down. Our feathered raptor staff model their special night hunting adaptations and some basic owl behaviors providing insights into their natural history. Wisconsin is home to a variety of native owls, each with its own special adaptations. Resident...

Beaks & Talons at Hales Corners Library

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Hales Corners Library 5885 S. 116th Street, Hales Corners, WI

Which bird is the fastest? Which has silent flight? Join us for an interactive comparison of falcons, hawks, and owls at the Hales Corners Library. This is an engaging and informative experience for all ages! Free. See event details.

Fireflies: Nature’s Fireworks

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

Whether you call them lightning bugs or fireflies, these bioluminescent beetles light up our summer nights. Why do they flash? What makes them glow? Venture out with Naturalist Jacob Kempinski to the lightning bug hotspots around the Center to observe and record firefly data. You will learn how to identify...

Sold Out $10.00 – $15.00

Harry Potter at the Village – Owls

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Ozaukee County Pioneer Village 4880 County Rd. I, Saukville, WI

Visit our Raptor Educators and Raptor Ambassadors at this Community Event at Ozaukee County Pioneer Village! Wisconsin is home to a variety of native owls, each with its own special adaptations. Our owls will engage their audience as they see firsthand the power of these amazing birds. Special Event Admission...

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...

Finding Fairy Houses

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

Join fairy friend Cassie Rincon as we explore the world of fairies and create homes for them. We will start the program by reading A Fairy Friend by Sue Fliess. Then, we will build simple fairy houses for the fairies at Schlitz Audubon as well as a small fairy house...

Sold Out $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...

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. Upon arrival, we will provide all of the necessary equipment for this self-guided adventure, which includes a...

Get Tickets $30.00 – $45.00 9 tickets left

Twilight Hike

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

This time of day is not only beautiful, but also alive with wildlife. Senior Ecologist Don Quintenz will lead a hike to look for deer and their fawns, coyotes and their young, and other mammals. We may also encounter birds that love dusk, such as swallows, swifts, nightjars, and nighthawks....

Get Tickets $15.00 – $20.00 11 tickets left

Alphabet Adventure Hike

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

Hike with Naturalist Abby Saxton and explore the great outdoors on a fun, nature adventure! Families will work together to find plants, animals, and objects in nature that begin with every letter of the alphabet (that’s right, even with the letter Z)! Participants will make their own ABC’s of Nature...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 9 tickets left

iPhone Nature Photography Workshop

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

In this hands-on workshop, discover what your iPhone camera app can do! We’ll walk through all the functions of the iPhone camera. Then, after an introduction to some photography fundamentals, we’ll go outside to put that learning into practice. Explore the summer landscape to collect a few images, then come...

Get Tickets $25.00 – $30.00 12 tickets left

Hand-in-Hand: Friends 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...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $17.00 3 tickets left

Hand-in-Hand: Friends 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...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $17.00 2 tickets left

Hand-in-Hand: Friends 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...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $17.00 3 tickets left

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 resident birds, fall migrants, 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...

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Hand-in-Hand: Friends 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...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $17.00 7 tickets left

Supermoon Night Hike

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

Enjoy a night hike as we experience the supermoon, when the moon’s closest approach to Earth coincides with the full moon. Learn a little about the astronomical forces that cause this display as we hike the trails in search of a good view. We will take a look at the...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 12 tickets left

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 resident and migrating birds. This is a great opportunity for new birders to learn and practice bird identification. We will meet in front of the Visitor Center to...

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