Center Closed for Special Event

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

We are hosting our family event, Species Spooktacular, so the Center will be closed for hiking.

Species Spooktacular

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

Learn about some of nature’s spooky and misunderstood animals! Wear your Halloween costume to participate in a nature-themed scavenger hunt around our new ponds and along our wooded and prairie-lined trails. Go at your own pace on this self-guided adventure filled with engaging activities. At the end of the scavenger...

Get Tickets $10.00 146 tickets left

Species Spooktacular

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

Learn about some of nature’s spooky and misunderstood animals! Wear your Halloween costume to participate in a nature-themed scavenger hunt around our new ponds and along our wooded and prairie-lined trails. Go at your own pace on this self-guided adventure filled with engaging activities. At the end of the scavenger...

Get Tickets $10.00 200 tickets left

Species Spooktacular

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

Learn about some of nature’s spooky and misunderstood animals! Wear your Halloween costume to participate in a nature-themed scavenger hunt around our new ponds and along our wooded and prairie-lined trails. Go at your own pace on this self-guided adventure filled with engaging activities. At the end of the scavenger...

Get Tickets $10.00 190 tickets left

Adult Owl Prowl

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

Rain Date: Tuesday, October 18 Hike with us deep into the forest to discover “hooo’s” making noises in the night. Sound is the best way to identify owls, so put on your owl ears and prepare to hear and see some of our local residents! After our nighttime hike, we’ll...

Get Tickets $15.00 – $20.00 28 tickets left

SPARK! Fall Colors

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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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Hand in Hand

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

Explore nature with your little ones! We will play, do art activities, listen to a story, and hike. Experience fall and all of its seasonal treasures with our Nature Preschool teachers Designed for children 2 to 3 years old and their adult. To optimize this experience for all, accompanying infants...

Sold Out $15.00 – $20.00

Nature Detectives: Autumn

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

How can you know what an animal eats, where it lives, and where it travels? Look for animal signs! In this adventure, you will be putting our detective skills to the test and search for signs of animal life in autumn. Explore animal tracks, foraging signs, and even scat! We’ll...

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Acrylic Painting Workshop

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

This is a two-day workshop: Saturdays, October 22 & 29  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...

Get Tickets $80.00 – $100.00 2 tickets left

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 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 indoors. Please read our current mask policy before participation. ...

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 the Great Hall 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 indoors. Please read our current mask policy before participation. ...

Astronomy: The Sun’s Neighborhood

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

When you look at the stars, are you able to tell which ones are closer and which are farther away? Knowing the Sun's neighborhood can help you see the night sky in 3D. Jim Hahn will present a program about the sun's place in space. After the program, we will have...

Get Tickets $15.00 – $20.00 9 tickets left

Owls: Designed for Darkness at Lake Geneva Public Library

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Lake Geneva Public Library 918 W. Main St., Lake Geneva, WI

These seldom seen, silent winged hunters shine best when the sun goes down. Our feathered raptor staff model their special night hunting adaptations and some basic owl behaviors, providing insights into their natural history. Free Event

Wild Wednesdays! 2nd-5th Grade

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

Go wild after school! Together we’ll experience the wonder of this action-packed time of year! Search for the secrets this special season holds by playing games and exploring with friends. With an emphasis on sensory exploration and each student’s questions and curiosities, each time will be a new and wild...

Get Tickets $15.00 – $20.00 13 tickets left

Scary Bonfire Stories & S’more

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

Brace yourself for an evening of scary stories, a guided hike, and s’mores! Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon will read a couple of her favorite ghoulish tales and lead an early evening hike in search of crepuscular critters lurking in the dark. Scare yourself silly and share your own stories...

Get Tickets $15.00 – $20.00 9 tickets left

Hand in Hand

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

Explore nature with your little ones! We will play, do art activities, listen to a story, and hike. Experience fall and all of its seasonal treasures with our Nature Preschool teachers  Designed for children 2 to 3 years old and their adult. To optimize this experience for all, accompanying infants...

Sold Out $15.00 – $20.00

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 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 indoors. Please read our current mask policy before participation. ...

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 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 indoors. Please read our current mask policy before participation. ...

Nature Ambassador Activitites

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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 the Great Hall 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 indoors. Please read our current mask policy before participation. ...

Xtreme Raptor Day 2022- Morning

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

Join us for our annual festival that celebrates these powerful hunters of the sky. This event is held outdoors on our trails. Meet our 15 resident raptors up close and learn more about each of them! Stations throughout the grounds will provide interactive and educational experiences for you and your...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 217 tickets left

Xtreme Raptor Day 2022 – Afternoon

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

Join us for our annual festival that celebrates these powerful hunters of the sky. This event is held outdoors on our trails. Meet our 15 resident raptors up close and learn more about each of them! Stations throughout the grounds will provide interactive and educational experiences for you and your...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 185 tickets left

Spectacular Snakes!

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

Enjoy an up-close encounter with the spectacular snake ambassadors of Schlitz Audubon! You’ll learn about each unique species and what makes snakes such amazing animals. Get a chance to hold and take a special photo with one of our snake animal ambassadors and make a snake craft to take home...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 13 tickets left