Enhance your learning with these great resources from Waukesha County Parks and Land Use. Explore our virtual and in-person opportunities for learners of all ages.
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Expand learning to the outdoors with an environmental education program at Retzer Nature Center! The 60 minute environmental education programs are perfect for home school groups, virtual learners, families, caregivers, scout troops, 4-H groups and more! Programs are geared towards elementary students. Programs will be conducted completely outdoors, so dress for the weather. In case of inclement weather, program will be moved to an openly ventilated location. Face masks will be required indoors and when social distancing cannot be properly maintained outdoors.
All shows are held at the Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium located inside the Retzer Environmental Learning Center. Complement and expand your learning with a show on the dome! All groups welcome. The 60 minute shows are geared towards elementary students. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Face masks will be required indoors.
Learn from Park and Land Use staff about ecology, wildlife, land management, recycling, waste reduction, science applications, water conservation and more!
Understanding Soils: What Homeowners Need to Know for their Basements
Super Soils: Composting at Home - Earth Week Edition
Nature Storytime & Craft - Earth Week Edition
- Reading "What Matters?" by Alison Hughs and Holly Hatam
Helping educators, parents and caregivers use the outdoors to enrich learning and extend beyond the walls of a classroom.
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Download these fun activity sheets for at-home fun!