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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center [edit]
1111 E. Brown Deer Road
Bayside, WI 53217
(414) 352-2880
(414) 352-6091 Fax
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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

Feb. 13, 2016 - Feb. 13, 2016
Winter River Showshoe

Winter River Snowshoe Saturday, February 13 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm Join Don Quintenz for a hike along the Trinity Creek Wetland and the adjacent Interurban Trail in Mequon, where we search for animals and the signs they leave behind in the journey to fulfill their needs. Snowshoes are provided, no experience is necessary. Maps will be sent out just prior to the program. If there is no snow we will hike on foot. Pre-registration is required. To register call 414-352-2880. M: $18 NM: $23

March 5, 2016
Raptor Saturday

Raptor Saturday Saturday, March 5 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm This program explores the genius details about feathers! Light feathers, fast feathers, camouflage feathers, and warm feathers abound. Participants will be able to learn and feel the difference! Of course a few of our “feathered ambassadors” will sport the latest feather fashions. This event is handicap accessible. Free with membership or admission

March 9, 2016
Bird Club

Bird Club Wednesday, March 9 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm Bird Club is presented in conjunction with Milwaukee Audubon Society. During winter we will talk about bird sightings and each meeting will be different! Depending on the temperature, we may hike outside for a short time. All levels of birder are invited to join and binoculars are available. Young adults welcome. Please check our online calendar for specific topics for each month. Pre-registration is required. To register call 414-352-2880. Free to all

March 12, 2016
Natural Burial Workshop: Returning to the Wisdom of Our Past

Natural Burial Workshop: Returning to the Wisdom of Our Past Saturday, March 12 | 9:00am – 4:00pm (registration at 8:30am) In this all-day workshop, local professionals (listed below) will share their experiences, explain alternative arrangements now available locally, and provide you with plenty of resources. wood violet Conventional funeral and burial practices in the U.S. are only about four to five generations old and are very different from most practices elsewhere in the world. For many, it’s a difficult conversation to have regarding personal arrangements and questioning why we do what we do concerning our deceased loved ones. There are alternative and more natural approaches to caring for our deceased and their burial. Come to this Saturday workshop and harvest the wisdom of our past by learning how to care for a deceased loved one at home and returning their remains to the Earth using the age-old practice of natural burial. Caring for a loved one prior to burial or cremation is not only the last act of love but the first step in the healing process. The day will include: A screening the film, “A Family Undertaking” Presentations from four area professionals listed below Lunch (* included if you’re signed up prior to Friday, March 5) A 4-person panel discussion to answer any and all questions you might have This event is handicap accessible. Pre-registration is required. To register call 414-352-2880. (*Lunch is included if you’re signed up prior to Friday, March 5) M: $40 NM: $50


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