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 Snowshoeing

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

Join Naturalist Joey Montaine to explore the wonderful winter ecosystems of Schlitz Audubon! After strapping on a pair of snowshoes, participants will learn about the history of snowshoes, hike the trails, and explore how different animals can traverse our snowy Wisconsin environment.  This program is designed for children aged 10...

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Animal Signs Hike

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

Join Naturalist Abby Saxton to search out the sign of animals such as deer, turkeys, squirrels, rabbits, and many others that make our center their home. Learn about the signs animals leave behind in winter, what they do to survive, and where they journey to find their needs. This program...

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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. 

Snowflake Science

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

Join naturalist Harry Franz for a lovely winter hike to learn how snowflakes form and about the winter weather cycles of Wisconsin. Afterwards, we will search and preserve a snowflake of our own so we can always appreciate the beauty of these crystalline structures year-round!  This program is designed for...

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I Spy: Icicles & Snow

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Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki on a guided hike as you spy with your little eyes and discover snowflakes and icicles. Each family will be given an I Spy picture chart and winter-themed stickers to use during our hike. After finding snowflakes and icicles, we will head inside for hot chocolate. ...

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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. 

Hand-in-Hand

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

Explore nature with your little ones! We will hike, play, do art activities and listen to a story. Dress for the weather; we meet and explore outdoors rain or shine. We recommend waterproof shoes or boots. This program is for 2-3 year olds and their adult. To optimize this experience...

Get Tickets $15.00 – $20.00 7 tickets left

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, March 4 & 11. 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 3 tickets left

Raptor Saturday

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

Have you ever wondered how birds know when it is time to migrate? Or how do they know where to go? How do some birds travel thousands of miles, twice a year? Avian migration is one of the most impressive phenomena on earth, and scientists are still uncovering its many...

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. 

Sugar Moon Hike

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

Join us for an adventure under March’s full moon, known as the Sugar Moon. Discover the history behind maple sugaring, examine our maple trees, and hike down to the beach to watch the moon shine over Lake Michigan. Afterwards, enjoy maple treats by the fire while listening to indigenous maple...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 5 tickets left

Bird Club

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

Join us for a talk with Kyle Arpke, a Milwaukee filmmaker, wildlife photographer, writer, and Wisconsin Master Naturalist. In mid-2022, Kyle embarked on a statewide birding challenge, logging eBird checklists in every one of Wisconsin's 72 counties. He recounted these adventures in a reoccurring column for the online publication Milwaukee...

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Junior Elementary Homeschool Spring

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Thursdays | March 9, April 13, May 11 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-up Southeastern...

Get Tickets $75.00 – $105.00 7 tickets left

Senior Elementary Homeschool Spring

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

Thursdays | March 9, April 13, May 11 The 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 with...

Get Tickets $75.00 – $105.00 5 tickets left

Audubon Babies

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

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join us for a sensory-rich morning of exploration to experience nature both indoors and out. Take a guided hike on the trails and connect with other families of very young children for fellowship and community. We...

Sold Out $15.00 – $20.00

Hand-in-Hand

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

Explore nature with your little ones! We will hike, play, do art activities and listen to a story. Dress for the weather; we meet and explore outdoors rain or shine. We recommend waterproof shoes or boots. This program is for 2-3 year olds and their adult. To optimize this experience...

Sold Out $15.00 – $20.00

Skulls and Bones

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

Become an amateur osteologist, one who studies bones, with Naturalist Jacob Kempinski! We will practice identifying real animal bones, discover what you can learn about a creature from just its skeleton, and take a short hike in search of animal signs.  This program is designed for children aged 6 and...

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00 13 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 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 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.