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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center [edit]
1111 E. Brown Deer Road
Bayside, WI 53217
(414) 352-2880
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This extraordinary 225-acre wildlife sanctuary features spectacular views from a 60-foot tower and hiking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing on six miles of nature trails.
 
Upcoming events

Jan. 23, 2020 - Jan. 23, 2020
Nature Knowledge Trivia Night

Join us for a light-hearted evening of intriguing nature–based trivia. You’ll meet some of our animal ambassadors while testing your knowledge of fascinating wild facts. We’ll keep the fun rolling with snacks and a cash bar. Gather a group of friends to form a team or join up with friendly folks when you arrive. Prizes await the victors! $15 per person

Feb. 1, 2020 - Feb. 1, 2020
Nature Watercolor

Saturdays February 1 – February 29 Explore the basics of watercolor painting and find inspiration in nature in this five-week course. Created for the beginning painter and those who may want to try something new, this five-week watercolor course will introduce simple techniques while observing wildlife mounts. Students continuing from the fall session as well as new students are welcome to register. Instructor Jose Acevedo uses art to explore the natural world, and finds inspiration in the birds, fish and wildlife of the Midwest. His watercolor paintings use a combination of transparent watercolor paints and inks. Acevedo is also a self-taught wood carver, and his detailed and hand-painted wood carvings of native birds, fish, and wildlife are featured at local businesses, including Schlitz Audubon and Boerner Botanical Gardens. Fee does not include materials. A supply list will be sent to all participants after registration. Fee is for all five classes. Members: $75 | Non-Members: $95

Feb. 27, 2020 - Feb. 27, 2020
Wingspan & Wine

Spend a cozy winter evening tasting wines from around the globe while meeting our birds of prey, including owls, falcons, and even a Bald Eagle! International wine experts from AVA Wine will pour more than 40 wines from around the world. Cheese and other light refreshments will be offered. Try, then buy! All sampled wine will be available for purchase with a portion of proceeds supporting our Raptor Program, which educates the public about these magnificent birds of prey and their important role in our environment. Tickets are $60 and make a unique holiday gift for the wine or bird lover in your life!

Feb. 28, 2020 - Feb. 28, 2020
Hootenanny

Listen to live music and try your hand at dancing at this family-friendly event. We will have a caller to teach you some easy dance steps, or you can just tap your toes independently. There will be snacks and a “who’s who” of owls, too. Join us – it will be a hoot! Member: $10 | Non-Member: $15

 
 


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