Waukesha County

Earth Week Celebration


Where: Retzer Nature Center

From: 4/22/2018 1:00:00 PM To: 4/27/2018 9:00:00 AM

Join us for the Friends of Retzer Nature Center's EARTH WEEK CELEBRATION!

Free events are offered throughout the week for the whole family to enjoy. Some programs do require registration, so secure your spot early! 

SUNDAY, APRIL 22

Canoe Outing
Adults & Older Children
1:00 p.m. start time
Register by Monday, April 16.
Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the marsh, river, and wetlands in spring on a canoe outing led by Retzer Nature Center staff and guest naturalists. We will canoe on the Oconomowoc River at Loew Lake. Participants MUST provide their own U.S. Coast Guard approved life jacket and canoe or kayak. All skill levels welcome.

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THURSDAY, APRIL 26

Preschool Hike
Ages 2-3, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 
Ages 4-6, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Register by Monday, April 23 
Ages 2-3
Ages 4-6
A nature experience awaits children on this hike. Explore the sensory wonders of the outdoors while observing and comparing spring insects, flowers, and other treasures. Participants must be accompanied by an adult. Maximum of 15 participants per session.

Raptors - presented by Wildlife In Need Center
Adults & Older Children
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Register by Monday, April 23.
See and learn about these beautiful birds as naturalists from the Wildlife in Need Center showcase a few of their captive birds.

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FRIDAY, APRIL 27

Morning Bird Hike presented by Benjamin Goss Bird Club
Adults & Older Children
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
This special Earth Week hike will explore the birds of one of the rarest wetland plant communities in Wisconsin: Brown's Fen.

Check out our Facebook Event page!