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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Saturday Morning Bird Walk

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

We welcome all those interested in birding for a guided bird walk on the third Saturday of the month. We’ll search for spring migrants among the Center’s varied habitats. This is a great opportunity for new birders to learn and practice bird identification. Led by Wisconsin Master Naturalist volunteer and...

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Guided Forest Bathing

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

Forest Bathing combines the concepts of meditation and mindfulness through an immersive outdoor experience. Participants will slowly travel through the forest while following spoken guided invitations that allow them to focus on the nature surrounding them using their senses and curiosity. Each invitation is designed to provide a deeper connection...

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Photo Club

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

Nature offers extraordinary opportunities for photography at every turn. Each month, photographers of all skill levels will gather for a guided hike or participate in an indoor activity when the weather does not allow. Enhance your artistic skills as you explore distinct settings, capturing beautiful nature moments through your lens....

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Natural Dyeing with Plants Workshop

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

Return to a simpler time as we learn how to dye natural fibers using plants as our ancestors did. In this hands-on workshop led by Kathy Rincon, you will participate in the entire process of dyeing with plants using everyday equipment and materials that anyone can find. With plants ethically...

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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.  

Native Plant Sale

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

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.    Online pre-order details to come.  In-person shopping is free to all and registration is not required. 

Menomonee Park Field Trip

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Explore the various habitats at Menomonee Park located in Waukesha County. This park has nearly 470 acres of land, including hardwood forests, wetlands, and the quarry pond. The northern part of the park is deemed as the Best Woods, where you will be immersed among the maple trees, woodpeckers, 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.  

Pond Investigators

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

We have many ponds at Schlitz Audubon, but which one is your favorite? Learn about the importance of wetland habitats through hands-on exploration with Naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas. Explore two of our ponds up-close and discover what they have in common and what makes each one unique. Everyone will catch, identify,...

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Full Moon Hike

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

Enjoy a night hike guided by the light of the full moon and learn about Wisconsin’s native nightlife. Witness a moonlit view from atop our tower and listen for the frog chorus at Mystery Lake. Naturalist Laine Cotteleer will show you around the Center after dark and help you to...

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Twilight Hike

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

As the sun goes down, experience the Center in a different light! Join us for a guided hike on our trails in search of crepuscular and nocturnal wildlife. While we visit different habitats, we learn about our resident and migratory animals: how to identify them by sight, sound, or the...

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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.  

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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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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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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