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Wehr Nature Center
A program for children ages 4-6 with a caregiver. What has a ringed tail and visits your garbage at night? The rascally raccoon of course! Learn raccoon adaptations, take a short walk to search for raccoon clues, and make a craft raccoon. Discover why they love to live near us! Join us for all the...
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A program for two-year olds to enjoy with their favorite adult. Bundle up your tots for some wintertime fun. Check the website to see which rotating class is for two year olds vs three year olds: ~Link Here~ Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the...
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A program for children ages 4-6 with a caregiver. The buck stops here for all NatureNauts to join us for this “endeering” program. Discover how deer are beautiful and tough. Be prepared for a short walk as we search for signs of our white-tailed wonders. Children will create their own craft deer. Please note: Dates...
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Could there be owls in your neighborhood? We will share a story, a lesson on owl adaptations, a scavenger hunt, crafts, and resources to help families discover the wonderful world of owls. We will even share some tips on how to look for owls near you. Recommended for ages 5 and older. Cost $7 per...
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Owl Prowl for Families at Grant Park on January 6 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm   Join a naturalist for an evening with the owls. An interactive program will highlight the amazing adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors. Come prepared to walk in search of great-horned and Eastern screech owls. Each child will dissect an owl pellet...
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November 05, 2023 from 1:00PM—2:00PM and November 06, 2023 from 9:30AM—10:30AM A program for children ages 4-6 and their caregivers NatureNauts will delight in dancing the “Turkey Trot”” as they discover what makes turkeys so special. Make a craft turkey, touch a real turkey feather, and go in search of Wehr’s resident wild turkeys. Please...
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A program for children ages 4-6 with a caregiver Beetles swim, fly, and crawl everywhere and are one of the most common animals on Earth. NatureNauts will meet and touch a bunch o’ beetles, go on a beetle search, and make their own craft beetle that really flips. $5 parking fee applies to non-members /...
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A program for children ages 4-6 with a caregiver Beetles swim, fly, and crawl everywhere and are one of the most common animals on Earth. NatureNauts will meet and touch a bunch o’ beetles, go on a beetle search, and make their own craft beetle that really flips. $5 parking fee applies to non-members /...
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AUGUST 7, 2023 AT 11 AM – 12:00 PM Little Wonders Turtle Time for Three-Year Olds A program for three-year olds to share with their favorite adult. Meet Wehr’s resident turtles as we learn about these gentle reptiles. We will countdown as we read Turtle Splash! By Cathryn Falwell, make a turtle shell ink print,...
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AUGUST 7, 2023 AT 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Little Wonders Turtle Time for Two-Year Olds A program for two-year olds to share with their favorite adult. Meet Wehr’s resident turtles as we learn about these gentle reptiles. We will countdown as we read Turtle Splash! By Cathryn Falwell, make a turtle shell ink print,...
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