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.  

Mushroom Bucket Workshop

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

Mushrooms are mysterious and important organisms, contributing to the survival of humans and the planet's ecology. Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki and Registrar John Kavula for a presentation about the life cycle of mushrooms. Discuss their benefits to the ecology, then take a hike to identify our wild mushrooms near the...

Get Tickets $50.00 – $65.00 20 tickets left

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.  

It’s Finally Fall!

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

It’s finally fall and the world around us is starting to change; the leaves are turning red, the temperatures are getting colder, and the days are getting shorter. Join Naturalist Laine Cotteleer to explore the property during this exciting and busy season. You will learn about how our Earth’s movement...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $18.00 15 tickets left

Audubon Babies: Nature’s Wonders

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

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join Nature School Early Childhood Educator Molly Ticcioni for a sensory-rich morning of nature exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and sensory play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the...

Sold Out $18.00 – $24.00

Lapham Peak State Forest Field Trip

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Officially called the Northern Kettle Moraine State Forest - Lapham Peak unit, this lovely parcel in Delafield is named after famed state naturalist, surveyor and meteorologist Increase A. Lapham. A 45-foot tower sits atop the crown of the park offering a wonderful view of miles of surrounding countryside and is...

Get Tickets $50.00 – $65.00 13 tickets left

Audubon Babies: Nature’s Wonders

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

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join Nature School Early Childhood Educator Molly Ticcioni for a sensory-rich morning of nature exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and sensory play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the...

Sold Out $18.00 – $24.00

Audubon Toddlers: Nature Discovery

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

Come join us in nurturing a sense of wonder in nature with your little one in this program facilitated by a Nature School Early Childhood Educator. We start in one of our specially designed outdoor classrooms to explore, play, and create art. Be prepared for your child to get a...

Sold Out $30.00 – $40.00

Hoppin’ Good Story Time

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

Join us for a hoppin’ good tale with Naturalists Cassie Rincon and Joyce Michelstetter. Kids will make their own frog puppets at the beginning of the program to interact with during the story. Afterwards, we’ll hike to one of our ponds to see frogs in the wild!   This program is...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 7 tickets left

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.  

Doors Open

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

Our six miles of trails take visitors through wetlands, restored prairies, forests, ravines, bluffs, and Lake Michigan shoreline. We also offer more than a mile of boardwalk and crushed stone that is wheelchair and stroller friendly. Hike our trails anytime throughout the day at your own pace or on a...

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.  

Xtreme Raptor Day

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

Our annual raptor festival engages and inspires visitors, while celebrating magnificent hunters of the sky! This unique event is held throughout the grounds and offers unforgettable encounters! You will meet our resident raptors up close – including owls, hawks, falcons, and eagles. Learn about each species including their lifestyle habits and habitats....

Owls: Designed for Darkness at Waukesha Public Library

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Waukesha Public Library 321 Wisconsin Ave, Waukesha, United States

Schlitz Audubon will be presenting as part of the library’s Hello Saturday! program. Kick off the weekend with a smile and join for fun activities for children accompanied by their caregivers!   This event is FREE and no registration is required.   Learn more here.

Forest Fridays: Spring Series

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

Forest Fridays is an 8-week, Friday morning series hosted by the Nature School. This program makes use of the Center’s outstanding trails, as well as the school’s four specially designed outdoor classrooms. In this series, Nature School teachers focus on nature experiences that are age-appropriate and include plenty of time...