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...

$12.00 – $17.00

Our Raptors at WI State Fair

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Wisconsin State Fair Park 640 S 84th St, West Allis, WI

Stop by to experience these majestic birds during the 11 days of the Wisconsin State Fair inside We Energies Energy Park. Our programs take place at 11:15am, and 1:15pm daily. Between programs, you can find our staff and volunteers at our information table where you can learn more about birds...

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...

$10.00 – $15.00

Our Raptors at WI State Fair

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Wisconsin State Fair Park 640 S 84th St, West Allis, WI

Stop by to experience these majestic birds during the 11 days of the Wisconsin State Fair inside We Energies Energy Park. Our programs take place at 11:15am, and 1:15pm daily. Between programs, you can find our staff and volunteers at our information table where you can learn more about birds...

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...

Free

Pond Plein Air

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

Join Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon at our ponds and create a watercolor work of art. We will provide all of the tools that you will need to paint a scene right in front of you. Take inspiration from artists like Claude Monet, Marion Wachtel, and William Wendt and use...

$15.00 – $20.00

Sustainability for All

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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. Stop by on the Veranda anytime during this program to...

Nature Watercolor Workshop

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

This is a two-day workshop: Saturdays, August 13 & 20  Explore basic watercolor painting with a two-day workshop. Created for beginning and intermediate level painters looking for an afternoon with other bird, wildlife, and nature enthusiasts. This workshop introduces simple techniques while exploring elements of nature and wildlife found at...

$80.00 – $100.00

Our Raptors at WI State Fair

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Wisconsin State Fair Park 640 S 84th St, West Allis, WI

Stop by to experience these majestic birds during the 11 days of the Wisconsin State Fair inside We Energies Energy Park. Our programs take place at 11:15am, and 1:15pm daily. Between programs, you can find our staff and volunteers at our information table where you can learn more about birds...

Photo Club

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

Photographers of all skill levels will take a guided hike with Naturalist and hobby photographer, Cassie Rincon. We will visit the prairies and watch for native insects, including the monarch butterfly! We will explore the property while sharing tips and tricks amongst each other about our art.  This program will...

Free

Totally Turtles!

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

Enjoy an up-close encounter with the terrific turtle animal ambassadors of Schlitz Audubon! Join Naturalist Jacob Kempinski, and meet a variety of species and find out their unique characteristics. Learn about these turtles, their wild cousins, and how we care for them at the Center. Afterwards, we will hike to...

$10.00 – $15.00

Our Raptors at WI State Fair

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Wisconsin State Fair Park 640 S 84th St, West Allis, WI

Stop by to experience these majestic birds during the 11 days of the Wisconsin State Fair inside We Energies Energy Park. Our programs take place at 11:15am, and 1:15pm daily. Between programs, you can find our staff and volunteers at our information table where you can learn more about birds...

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...

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....

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We hope you visit another time!

Center Closed

WI

We hope you visit another time.