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Finding Fairy Houses at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Join fairy friend Cassie Rincon and explore the world of fairies and create homes for them. Start the program by reading A Fairy Friend by Sue Fliess. Afterwards, hike together in search of fairy house building materials and make some simple houses for the fairies at Schlitz Audubon. At the end of the program, you […]

$15

Scary Bonfire Stories and S’mores | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

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 around the fire while enjoying […]

$15
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Hand in Hand | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Explore nature with your little ones! You will hike, play, do art activities and listen to a story. Dress for the weather. This program is designed for children 2 to 3 years old and their adult. To optimize this experience for all, accompanying infants are accepted but this class is not appropriate for mobile toddler […]

$12

Family STEM | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

In this STEM program, families will explore the forest in search of seeds from different tree species. Each family will receive an egg, representing a seed, and construct a device from a set list of provided materials to hold and protect it. Then you will head to the tower to see whose seed will survive […]

$10

Raptor Saturday | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Now is the perfect time of year to learn about the spookiest raptors – owls! Though Wisconsin’s 11 owl species are well-loved, they are seldom seen in the wild. Scheduled to appear: Perseus (Barred Owl), Tskili (Great Horned Owl), Tucker (Eastern Screech Owl), Athena (Barn Owl). This program will take place entirely outdoors at the Amphitheater – please plan your arrival time accordingly. Please […]

Free

Fall Ponding | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Explore three of Schlitz Audubon’s ponds up-close as you search for their aquatic residents! Discover, identify, and learn more about a variety of aquatic insects and amphibians. Learn how each pond’s individual characteristics create a habitat for different creatures and how you can continue to protect tbe wetlands to help those creatures thrive. This program […]

$10
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Hand in Hand | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Explore nature with your little ones! You will hike, play, do art activities and listen to a story. Dress for the weather. This program is designed for children 2 to 3 years old and their adult. To optimize this experience for all, accompanying infants are accepted but this class is not appropriate for mobile toddler […]

$12

Family Fall Hikes | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Come experience fall beauty at Schlitz Audubon. Explore the forests and prairies, climb the 60-foot observation tower, and play some games with Naturalists Joyce Michelstetter and Corinne Palmer. Families will learn why leaves change colors, how plants and animals prepare for winter, and why plants need to move their seeds! This program is best suited […]

$10
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Word with a Bird | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Meet in front of the Visitor Center for a visit with one or two ambassadors from the Raptor Program! This program will take place entirely outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read the current mask policy before participation. Free with membership or admission.

Free
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Word with a Bird | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Meet in front of the Visitor Center for a visit with one or two ambassadors from the Raptor Program! This program will take place entirely outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read the current mask policy before participation. Free with membership or admission.

Free
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Hand in Hand | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Explore nature with your little ones! You will hike, play, do art activities and listen to a story. Dress for the weather. This program is designed for children 2 to 3 years old and their adult. To optimize this experience for all, accompanying infants are accepted but this class is not appropriate for mobile toddler […]

$12
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Word with a Bird | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Meet in front of the Visitor Center for a visit with one or two ambassadors from the Raptor Program! This program will take place entirely outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read the current mask policy before participation. Free with membership or admission.

Free

Spider Web Walk | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

October is the best time to admire your favorite eight-legged friends. Join Naturalist Emily Leonard on a not-so-spooky hike around Schlitz Audubon. During this program, learn all about spiders and some of their creepy, crawly relatives. Then hunt for spider webs and finish with a craft! This program is designed for all ages. This program […]

$10
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Word with a Bird | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Meet in front of the Visitor Center for a visit with one or two ambassadors from the Raptor Program! This program will take place entirely outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read the current mask policy before participation. Free with membership or admission.

Free
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Hand in Hand | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Explore nature with your little ones! You will hike, play, do art activities and listen to a story. Dress for the weather. This program is designed for children 2 to 3 years old and their adult. To optimize this experience for all, accompanying infants are accepted but this class is not appropriate for mobile toddler […]

$12
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Word with a Bird | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Meet in front of the Visitor Center for a visit with one or two ambassadors from the Raptor Program! This program will take place entirely outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read the current mask policy before participation. Free with membership or admission.

Free
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Species Spooktacular | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Arrive in your Halloween costume to explore a nature-themed scavenger hunt among the wooded and prairie-lined trails! Go at your own pace on this self-guided adventure and it will take you to your favorite locations around the property. Learn about some of nature’s spooky and misunderstood animals and maybe even meet a few! At the […]

$10
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Species Spooktacular | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Arrive in your Halloween costume to explore a nature-themed scavenger hunt among the wooded and prairie-lined trails! Go at your own pace on this self-guided adventure and it will take you to your favorite locations around the property. Learn about some of nature’s spooky and misunderstood animals and maybe even meet a few! At the […]

$10
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Hand in Hand | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Explore nature with your little ones! You will hike, play, do art activities and listen to a story. Dress for the weather. This program is designed for children 2 to 3 years old and their adult. To optimize this experience for all, accompanying infants are accepted but this class is not appropriate for mobile toddler […]

$12
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Word with a Bird | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Meet in front of the Visitor Center for a visit with one or two ambassadors from the Raptor Program! This program will take place entirely outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read the current mask policy before participation. Free with membership or admission.

Free
Recurring

Word with a Bird | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Meet in front of the Visitor Center for a visit with one or two ambassadors from the Raptor Program! This program will take place entirely outdoors and is weather dependent. Please read the current mask policy before participation. Free with membership or admission.

Free
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Xtreme Raptor Day 2021 | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Join in for the annual festival that celebrates these powerful hunters of the sky. This event will be held entirely outdoors on the trails. Meet the 14 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 whole family. Learn about […]

$10
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Xtreme Raptor Day 2021 | Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside

Join in for the annual festival that celebrates these powerful hunters of the sky. This event will be held entirely outdoors on the trails. Meet the 14 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 whole family. Learn about […]

$10

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