Open Memorial Day

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We are honored to welcome veterans, active-duty military members, and their families to Schlitz Audubon Nature Center on Memorial Day for no charge. We hope that you enjoy your visit.

Citizen Science: Virtual FrogWatch USA Training

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FrogWatch USA is a citizen science project that invites participants to learn about local wetlands and identify frogs and toads by their calls. Aszya Summers, Curator of Animal Care and Conservation Education and Paul Mueller, Animal Care Specialist at the Racine Zoo will teach us via Zoom how to identify species by their calls, locate...

Wood National Cemetery and the Soldiers Home Field Trip

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Our trip will highlight two of Milwaukee’s most important historic sites. Wood National Cemetery, located on 50 acres next to one of the state’s busiest highways, hosts more than 40,000 interments. The cemetery was established in 1871 as a final resting place for former soldiers. A quiet, serene beauty exists...

$25.00 – $30.00

Lake Park Field Trip

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Tom Finley, Director of Education, and Michelle Allison will guide us on a winter hike through Lake Park on Milwaukee’s lakeshore. We will explore the historical significance of some of the park’s landmarks and learn more about the park’s architect, Frederick Law Olmstead. As we hike through picturesque ravines, we...

$25.00 – $30.00

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Trails Closed for Center Event

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We are hosting Xtreme Raptor Day and the event is sold out. You can still participate by visiting our silent auction and social media. The Xtreme Silent Auction is live now through Sunday, November 7 at 8:00pm. Anyone can participate! An visit our Facebook page throughout the day on Saturday, November 6 for fun...

Trails Closed for Center Event

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We will be hosting Xtreme Raptor Day. These events are ticketed and already sold out. You can still participate by visiting our silent auction and social media. The Xtreme Silent Auction is live now through Sunday, November 7 at 8:00pm. Anyone can participate! An visit our Facebook page throughout the day on Saturday, November...

Pike Lake State Forest Field Trip

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Director of Education Tom Finley will guide us through the Pike Lake Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest, which lies in the middle of the beautiful hilly region known as the Kettle Moraine – a strip of glacial landforms extending throughout southeast Wisconsin. A striking and key feature of the park, named...

$45.00 – $60.00

Cedarburg Bog Field Trip

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The Cedarburg Bog State Natural Area is one of the largest and most diverse wetlands in Southern Wisconsin, supporting an array of unusual plants and animals. Cedar-Tamarack and hardwood swamps, deep and shallow marshes, several bog lakes, and a patterned peatland or "string bog" make this area unique. Led by Senior...

$45.00 – $60.00

Holy Hill Fall Colors Field Trip

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Join Senior Ecologist Don Quintenz to hike one of the most beautiful areas in southern Wisconsin during peak fall colors. Perched atop a giant glacial mound, Holy Hill offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. The dominant sugar maple trees are well known for their striking red, orange, and yellow,...

$45.00 – $60.00

Hawk Watch

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Rain/wind date: Sunday, October 17 Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, Forest Beach Migratory Preserve offers prospective hawk watchers a fantastic opportunity to spot raptors overhead. Raptor Educator, Ian Dorney, will assist participants in the identification of migrating raptors. In order to maintain social distancing, you will need to...

$35.00 – $50.00

Bird Club

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This month’s Bird Club meeting is going virtual! Join us for a virtual screening of Monty and Rose followed by a Q & A with filmmaker, Bob Dolgan. Bird Club is co-hosted by Dan Panetti, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Mequon. About the film “Monty and Rose” is a 23-minute documentary that...

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Lulu Lake Kayak Trip

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Rain date Sunday, October 3 | 10:00am to 3:00pm Join Senior Ecologist Don Quintenz and School Programs Manager AJ Grill for a fantastic leisurely paddle on beautiful Lulu Lake in Walworth County, a Wisconsin State Natural Area! Each participant must bring their own kayak. We will launch at the Nature Conservancy’s...

$55.00 – $70.00

Harrington Beach Field Trip

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Harrington Beach State Park, located in Belgium, WI is a beautiful local gem along Lake Michigan that is sometimes overlooked. It should not be! Showcasing a 26-acre quarry lake and over one mile of beautiful shoreline, it is a popular spot for people looking to enjoy the stunning views. It...

$45.00 – $60.00

Lapham Peak State Forest Field Trip

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Tom Finley, Director of Education, will guide us through the Lapham Peak Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest. This beautiful hilly region is known as the Kettle Moraine – a strip of glacial landforms that extends throughout southeast Wisconsin. Visible features of the Ice Age still exist today, and...

$45.00 – $60.00

Nature Book Club

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Join us for a discussion of books related to nature, conservation, and the environment on the Schlitz Audubon Nature Book Club Facebook Group. The group is open to join and we will post questions beginning on Wednesday, August 18. Our selection for summer is The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan....