Gentle Power Yoga

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

Six Wednesdays, January 25 - March 1 During this six-week Gentle Power yoga series, Yoga Instructor Abby Saxton will guide you through a series of simple flows and regenerative poses, focusing on tying breath to movement. The class will also focus on setting intentions for your practice, being in the...

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Word with a Bird

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

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 Winter Birding

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

Join Naturalist Harry Franz on a guided hike to observe winter birds. We’ll learn how to use binoculars to observe birds in their various habitats, then identify different species of birds and waterfowl by how they look and sound. If the weather permits, we’ll enjoy a hike to our shoreline...

Sold Out $10.00 – $15.00

Nature Ambassador Activities

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

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

Word with a Bird

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

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. 

Guided Forest Bathing Series

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

Wednesdays, February 1, 8, 15, & 22  This four-part series led by Naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas will delve deeper into the practice of Forest Bathing, or Shinrin Yoku. Forest Bathing is more than just hiking; it is an immersive sensory experience that allows you to look at nature differently than before....

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Illuminated Hike

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

Stroll along our gently lit trails with family and friends. Begin by decorating your own paper lantern and use it to illuminate the early evening hours. Go at your own pace to experience the tranquility that winter brings. At the end of your hike, gather around a bonfire and enjoy...

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Raptor Saturday

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

Folklore and myths about birds exist in nearly every culture across the world. The ability to rise above the earth and soar through the skies has long linked birds to the supernatural. From representing ill omens or being characterized as tricksters, to being worshipped as deities and seen as symbols...

Geology Workshop

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

Saturdays, February 4 & 11 Join Director of Education Tom Finley for a two-part winter workshop exploring some of the many facets of Wisconsin geology, with special emphasis on our local Lake Michigan landscape. Explaining key concepts of glacial history and going back into our ancient past of the Silurian...

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Nature Ambassador Activities

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

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

Word with a Bird

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

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 in Snow

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

Snow is a perfect blank canvas to create art! Join Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon as we use snow as inspiration and as a medium. Even if there is no snow on the ground, we will create our own snowflakes and other beautiful works of art to celebrate the beauty...

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The Frozen Water Cycle

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

This program is offered in conjunction with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s youth concert series: Symphonic Splash! A Musical Water Cycle. We’ll begin our discussion about the frozen water cycle inside our Visitor Center. We’ll then take a sunset walk to our Lake Michigan shoreline, where an amazing transformation takes place...

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Bird Club

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

Join Raptor Educators and a few of the birds from our Raptor Program as we share with you some of their adaptations, natural behaviors, and tips to ID them out in the field. Birders aged 14 and up and of all skill levels are welcome. We will meet in the Auditorium...

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Comet ZTF Viewing

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

Cloud date February 10. The dark skies of winter hold a mysterious visitor in February – Comet ZTF. If sky conditions allow, join us for a telescopic view of this distant periodic comet with your hosts Jacob Kempinsky and Jim Hahn. The comet only visits from its home in the...

Word with a Bird

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

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. 

Toadally Lovable: Valentines with our Animal Ambassadors

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

Meet some of our reptile and amphibian Animal Ambassadors and learn what makes them unique and loveable. After meeting your favorite ectothermic creatures, create Valentine cards either for the people you care about or the animals that call the Center home.   This program is designed for all ages. Children must...

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Literary Hike: Winter World by Bernd Heinrich

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

This season’s guided hike, led by naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas, will follow the pages of Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival by Bernd Heinrich. In this book, we learn how the animal kingdom relies on some staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Participants will listen to selected passages, and we’ll...

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Nature Ambassador Activities

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

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

Word with a Bird

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

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. 

SPARK! Valentine’s Day & Mardi Gras

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

Director of Education Tom Finley, each month is devoted to learning about the simple beauty found in nature and how it enriches our lives. Programs take place inside the Auditorium and may include a very short outdoor component, close to the building, so dress for the weather. Themes are seasonally...

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SPARK! Valentine’s Day & Mardi Gras

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

This program is designed for both people experiencing cognitive changes and their care partners. 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. Programs take place inside the Auditorium and may include...

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Get Ready for the Great Backyard Bird Count!

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Zoom

Did you know that bird watching is the number one recreational activity in the United States? Over 50 million people consider themselves bird watchers and enthusiasts. This virtual program, via zoom, will help prepare attendees for the Great Backyard Bird Count, a nationwide program that takes place February 17-20. You'll learn...

Star Search

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

Discover the stars of Schlitz Audubon’s skies with Naturalist Jacob Kempinski. Hear about some of this season’s upcoming astronomical sightings and events. Learn about winter constellations, their names and how to identify them, and the stories connected to them. Weather permitting, we’ll head outside to search for the stars!  This...

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