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Retzer Nature Center

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S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States

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April 2017

Earth Week Celebration

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - April 22 @ 9:00 pm
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Free programs will be offered throughout the week for the whole family to enjoy! Wrap up Earth Week on Saturday, April 22 for our day-long Earth Day Celebration Finale with hikes, children's crafts and activities, special programs, campfire with S'mores and the Magical Mystery Tour to our Brown's Fen.

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Creative Explorations of Nature

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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A hands-on art program for seniors 55+ $8 per class, all materials provided Register online by 3pm day prior to program "Spring Wildflowers with Mixed Media" Explore the wide diversity of colors, shapes, and sizes of spring flowers.

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Morning Bird Hike

April 28 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Adults & Older Children $2 per person per class Join the Naturalists from Retzer Nature Center and Benjamin Goss Bird Club as we set out to discover who's chirping on the trails. We'll explore habitats, welcome back spring migrants and check on our year-round residents. Binoculars are available on limited basis.

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Spring Sale & Workshop Event

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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- Attend FREE workshops - Join a naturalist for the Native Wildflower Hike - Shop limited supplies of compost bins, native plants, and rain barrels. - Pick up any pre-orders purchased during the Spring Sale Pre-Orders event. Stay tuned for more details!

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May 2017

Creative Explorations of Nature

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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A hands-on art program for seniors 55+ $8 per class, all materials provided Register online by 3pm day prior to program "Spring Wildflowers with Mixed Media" Explore the wide diversity of colors, shapes, and sizes of spring flowers.

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Morning Bird Hike

May 5 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Adults & Older Children $2 per person per class Join the Naturalists from Retzer Nature Center and Benjamin Goss Bird Club as we set out to discover who's chirping on the trails. We'll explore habitats, welcome back spring migrants and check on our year-round residents. Binoculars are available on limited basis.

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Spring Bird Count

May 6 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Join the Benjamin Goss Bird Club in their annual spring bird count. Teams observe and count the different species of birds found at Retzer Nature Center. For more information, visit gossbirdclub.org

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Morning Bird Hike

May 12 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Adults & Older Children $2 per person per class Join the Naturalists from Retzer Nature Center and Benjamin Goss Bird Club as we set out to discover who's chirping on the trails. We'll explore habitats, welcome back spring migrants and check on our year-round residents. Binoculars are available on limited basis.

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Naturalist Adventures

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Adults & Families $5 per person per class Register by: One week prior to class "Wildflower Hunt" Hike the woodland trails with a naturalist in search of the beauty of spring flowers.

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Morning Bird Hike

May 19 @ 7:00 am - 8:03 am
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Adults & Older Children $2 per person per class Join the Naturalists from Retzer Nature Center and Benjamin Goss Bird Club as we set out to discover who's chirping on the trails. We'll explore habitats, welcome back spring migrants and check on our year-round residents. Binoculars are available on limited basis.

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Morning Bird Hike

May 26 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Adults & Older Children $2 per person per class Join the Naturalists from Retzer Nature Center and Benjamin Goss Bird Club as we set out to discover who's chirping on the trails. We'll explore habitats, welcome back spring migrants and check on our year-round residents. Binoculars are available on limited basis.

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June 2017

Wildly Creative Wednesday

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Ages 5-12 $8 per person per class, $40 for all six classes Register by: Wednesday prior to class "Wildly Creative Wildflowers I" Explore the variety of colors, shapes, and sizes of early summer prairie wildflowersby creating a mixed-media art project. Drop-in anytime during the two hour session. Supplies are provided.

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Naturalist Adventures

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Adults & Families $5 per person per class Register by: One week prior to class "Pond Exploration" Frogs, toads, tadpoles, turtles, and insects await your discovery in the Retzer Pond. (Wear your boots!)

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Wildly Creative Wednesday

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Ages 5-12 $8 per person per class, $40 for all six classes Register by: Wednesday prior to class "Create a Critter I" Create an imaginative wild animal with crayons and other mixed-media art tools. Drop-in anytime during the two hour session. Supplies are provided.

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Wildly Creative Wednesday

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Ages 5-12 $8 per person per class, $40 for all six classes Register by: Wednesday prior to class "Create a Prairie Landscape" Create a prairie landscape through a mixed-media art project. Drop-in anytime during the two hour session. Supplies are provided.

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July 2017

Wildly Creative Wednesday

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Ages 5-12 $8 per person per class, $40 for all six classes Register by: Wednesday prior to class "Create a Critter II" Create an imaginative wild animal with crayons and mixed-media tools. Drop-in anytime during the two hour session. Supplies are provided.

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Wildly Creative Wednesday

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Ages 5-12 $8 per person per class, $40 for all six classes Register by: Wednesday prior to class "Wildly Creative Wildflowers II" Explore the variety of colors, shapes and sizes of late summer prairie wildflowers by creating a mixed-media art project. Drop-in anytime during the two hour session. Supplies are provided.

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Wildly Creative Wednesday

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Ages 5-12 $8 per person per class, $40 for all six classes Register by: Wednesday prior to class "Funky Prairie Seeds" Explore the variety of shapes, sizes and colors of prairie seeds by creating a mixed-media art project. Drop-in anytime during the two hour session. Supplies are provided.

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August 2017

Naturalist Adventures

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Adults & Families $5 per person per class Register by: One week prior to class "Prairie Discovery" The time is right to see our prairie in bloom. Learn about these amazing native plants!

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Volunteer Service Project

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Adults & Children 7 years or older Register by: Saturday prior to volunteer date Location: Retzer Nature Center Be part of a team restoring the land to a natural and sustainable state. This is a hands-on learning experience supporting healthy ecosystems. This week we'll focus on invasive species control. Energetic volunteers of all ages and levels of experience are welcome.

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Naturalist Adventures

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Retzer Nature Center, S14W28167 Madison St
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Adults & Families $5 per person per class Register by: One week prior to class "Insect Investigation" With sweep nets in hand, we will walk the prairie to see many different type of insects.

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