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...

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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...

Get Tickets $80.00 – $100.00 7 tickets left

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...

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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...

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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 and Adult Programs Coordinator Michelle Allison on a visit to view some of the unique prairies of this region. Created near the end of the...

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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...

Get Tickets $30.00 – $45.00 19 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...

Freshwater Mussel Monitoring and Adopt-A-River Field Trip

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WI

Join Naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas in discovering the freshwater mussels found within the Milwaukee River. We will start at the Center to learn about the ecology and identification of mussel species found within Wisconsin rivers and how to monitor their populations. We will drive to Badger Meter River Park and canoe...

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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 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....

Wildlife Wednesdays – Eagle & Friends

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Menominee Park Zoo 520 Pratt Trail, Oshkosh, WI

Visit our Raptor Educators and Raptor Ambassadors at our Community Outreach Booth at Menominee Park Zoo. in Oshkosh. With awesome power, spectacular strength, a huge wingspan, and massive talons, the Bald Eagle is the very essence of a raptor and headlines this program. Accompanied by hawks, owls, and falcons. Free....

Songs and S’mores

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

Join Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon as we celebrate the end of summer before starting a new school year. Take a short hike to look for crepuscular critters and end by a bonfire with our favorite camp treat, s’mores! We’ll sing goofy songs, share stories of our summer adventures, and...

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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 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...

Birding Exploration

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

Birding with an experienced guide is an excellent way to improve your birding skills. Join Senior Ecologist and expert birder Don Quintenz on a walk through the meadows, woods, and wetlands of Schlitz Audubon. Early morning bird walks often uncover many birds that would otherwise go unnoticed. Their natural rhythm...

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Native Plant Sale

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

Gardening with native plants provides many ecological benefits, including creating habitats for birds, butterflies, and other wildlife. Prairie Future Seed Company will offer a wide selection of live plants for purchase. We are offering options to shop in person or order ahead for curbside pick-up. In-person shopping is free to...

Beaks & Talons at Greenfield Farmers Market

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Greenfield Farmers Market 5151 W Layton Ave., Greenfield, WI

Visit our Raptor Educators, and Raptor Ambassadors, at our Community Outreach Booth. Which bird is the fastest? Which has silent flight? Join us for an interactive comparison of falcons, hawks, and owls. This is an engaging and informative experience for all ages! Learn about the Greenfield Farmers Market. Free to...

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 Freshwater Mussel Field Trip

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WI

Did you know Wisconsin is home to over 50 species of native freshwater mussels? Learn about freshwater mussels – the important but mysterious shelled creatures of our rivers and lakes. Join Naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas in a field trip to Garrison’s Glen, a Mequon Park that borders the Milwaukee River. After...

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Astronomy with Binoculars

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

Spend an evening under the stars! Jim Hahn will guide us along the Milky Way from Sagittarius to Cassiopeia, stopping at star clusters, double stars, and other fascinating sights. There will be guest appearances by the Moon, Saturn, a few satellites, and even a minor planet. Telescopes will be set up for closer views. Bring...

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Family Canoe

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

Join Schlitz Audubon staff at Mystery Lake for some canoeing fun! Mystery Lake is bursting with life and there is no better way to see it than from the water. Never been canoeing before? Don’t worry, our naturalists will show you the basics! When registering for this program, one canoe...

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Raptor Saturday

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

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 feathered ambassadors, we’ll find out why they are often referred to as nature’s clean-up crew! This...

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...

Secondary Homeschool Fall

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

Thursdays | September 8, October 13, and November 10 Our Secondary Homeschool Program is an immersive experience for children ages 12-14. Led by experienced naturalists, these older students will explore the outer reaches of our Center’s land and engage at a deeper level in topics such as geology, ecology, and...

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Senior Elementary Homeschool Fall

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

Thursdays | September 8, October 13, and November 10 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...

Sold Out $75.00 – $288.00