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Schlitz Nature Center
Monday, April 8, 2024 | 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm The Great American Eclipse will offer a rare opportunity for viewers to witness a total eclipse of the sun, which happens when the new moon passes directly between the Earth and the Sun. This extraordinary eclipse will cross the entirety of the United States and...
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Join us Saturday, March 23 for Maple Sugar Time! Maple sugaring has been a wonderful tradition for generations. Learn how maple sap turns into syrup, how to identify a maple tree, and practice tapping a log with one of our hand drills. We’ll have five activities to participate in along the trails. Before you leave, visit the...
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Illuminated Hike on Friday, December 8 | 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm & Saturday, December 9 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Stroll along our gently lit trails with family and friends. Begin by decorating your own paper lantern and use it to illuminate the early evening hours. Go at your own pace to experience the...
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Sunday, December 3, 2023 | 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm The holiday season is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate than to decorate an ash tree cookie to remember this special season. Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki to make memories to take home using paint and other craft materials. This program is designed...
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I spy with my little eye, the beginning of winter! Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki on a guided hike to find signs of who’s getting ready for winter and how they do it. Each adult and child pair will be given a map as our I Spy guide and use a stamp to mark off our...
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Saturday, December 2, 2023 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm It’s time for some International Vulture Awareness! Join us to celebrate what makes these unique scavengers so important to the health of our ecosystem! With the help of our own Turkey Vulture and other Raptor Ambassadors, you will find out why they are often referred...
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Saturday, December 2, 2023 | 9:30 am – 11:00 am Tis the season to decorate with nature! Join us and create your own nature-inspired ornaments. We will provide all the materials needed to make your decorations. From grapevines to pinecones, use nature to celebrate the holiday season! This program is designed for children aged 5 and...
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Sunday, November 26, 2023 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm In this fun family activity, you’ll hike the trails using a GPS unit to search for coordinate points. Once you find the location, answer questions and learn some fun facts about the property. Upon arrival, we will provide all of the necessary equipment for this...
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Sunday, November 26, 2023 | 10:00 am – 11:30 am Join fairy friend Cassie Rincon as we explore the world of fairies and create homes for them. We’ll start the program by reading A Fairy Friend by Sue Fliess. Then, we’ll build simple fairy houses for the fairies at Schlitz Audubon, as well as a...
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Friday, November 17, 2023 | 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Rain Date – Sunday, November 19 | 5:00pm-6:30pm Hike with us deep into the forest to discover “Hooo’s” making noises in the night during this kid-friendly hike. Sound is the best way to identify our local owls, so put on your owl ears and prepare...
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