Dazzling Dragonflies

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

Discover why dragonflies dazzle in the sun. Join Naturalist Jim Thielke to learn about where they come from and why they are here. We will search ponds and prairies to find different species of dragonflies and what makes them so interesting. Not only will you attempt to catch, examine, and...

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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.  

Bats by the Beach

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

Search the skies for your favorite flying mammals with bat enthusiast Cassie Rincon. We’ll start by reading Bats at the Beach by Brian Lies and then learn a little about the different species that can be found at the Center. Afterwards, we will climb to the top of the tower...

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Reptile & Amphibian Meet & Greet at Bayshore Family Flicks

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The Yard at Bayshore 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, Glendale, United States

Come join us for FREE summer fun with BAYSHORE’s Family Flicks movie nights! Bring the whole family and experience a variety of pre-show activities and entertainment, and then enjoy our featured PG-rated films on the Big Screen. Schlitz Audubon will be hosting a Reptile & Amphibian Meet & Greet from...

Monarch Tagging

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

As the colder weather rolls in, the monarch butterflies start flying south towards warmer weather. Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki to learn their life cycle and how we monitor the monarch butterflies as they journey to Mexico. We will visit some of our hot spots and possibly catch monarch butterflies to...

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Beaks & Talons at Fox Point Farmers’ Market

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Fox Point Farmers’ Market 7330 N Santa Monica Blvd, Fox Point, United States

Which bird is the fastest? Which has silent flight? Join us for an interactive comparison of falcons, hawks, and owls.  This program will be taking place on the entertainment stage. The market runs from 8am-12pm and features a variety of vendors, music, entertainment, and more.    Event is FREE.    Learn...

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...

I Spy: Bird Bingo

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

I spy with my little eye, flits of wings and new birds coming to visit us. Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki as we search for Wisconsin birds and those migrating south. Each child will receive a picture bingo sheet with common birds and bird related items to cross off with stamps....

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Raptor Saturday

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

It’s time for some International Vulture Awareness! Join us to celebrate what makes these unique scavengers so important to the health of our ecosystem. With the help of our own Turkey Vulture and other raptor ambassadors, you will find out why they are often referred to as “Nature’s Clean-up Crew”!   ...

Birding Exploration: Migration

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

One of nature’s greatest migrations is taking place as millions of neotropical songbirds make their way to warmer wintering grounds from breeding territories across North America. The Center’s diverse habitats located along the Lake Michigan shoreline provide a unique birding hotspot to find many of these long-distance migrants. Short distance...

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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.  

Literary Hike: Nature Poetry

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

This literary hike will delve into the world of poetry that uses nature as its muse. Participants will be led on a guided hike to listen to a curated collection of works by both well and lesser-known authors. The natural phenomena described in each poem will be witnessed, explored, and...

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Pond Plein Air

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

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...

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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 specially designed for both people experiencing cognitive changes and their care partners. It is intended for those living in independent settings. Now entering its eighth year at Schlitz Audubon, each month is devoted to learning about the simple beauty found in nature and how it enriches our lives. Participants...

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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 month, Dan and...

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Junior Elementary Homeschool Fall 2024

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

Thursdays | September 12, October 10, and November 14 Our Junior Elementary Homeschool Program is an introductory experience for children ages 6-8. With the guidance of experienced naturalists, we begin to work in groups to discover nature at the Center. Students form connections with the creatures and habitats that make...

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Senior Elementary Homeschool Fall 2024

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

Thursdays | September 12, October 10, and November 14 Our Senior Elementary Homeschool Program is designed for students ages 9-11 to delve deeper into the natural world. Alongside experienced naturalists, students will explore habitats including the shore of Lake Michigan, ponds, prairies, and forests. We offer a variety of interactions...

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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, September 14 & 21  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...

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Raptor Behind the Scenes Workshop

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

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be nose-to-beak with a Barred Owl? Or solve a puzzle with a savvy crow? Spend a day at our Raptor Facility with our trainers, meeting our birds, and learning all about raptor management. We will cover basic avian care and give you...

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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.  

Wisconsin Fossil Identification

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

The Lake Michigan shoreline hosts a myriad of captivating rocks and some very unique fossil specimens. Identification of these fossils is an acquired skill that we can help you learn. The geologic time period dates to Wisconsin’s Silurian and Devonian past. We will uncover what exactly these periods entailed as...

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