Waukesha County

Working with our communities to promote environmental stewardship, provide research and educational opportunities, and create healthier natural areas throughout Waukesha County.

Check out our programs and projects

Wetland monitoring, reptile conservation, bird conservation, wildlife nest box monitoring, mammal monitoring, invertebrate monitoring

Habitat restoration workdays, rare plant conservation, photo point monitoring

Wildlife Nest Box Program

Help to monitor or even build nest boxes for raptors (owls, falcons), mammals (flying squirrels, bats), ducks (wood ducks, hooded mergansers), and songbirds (bluebirds). 

Questions? Contact our Conservation Biologist at parks@waukeshacounty.gov.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

Program Date Time Location Description Registration
Wild In Waukesha: General Information Session January 16, 2020 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Retzer Nature Center

Join Waukesha County Parks and Land Use for our county-wide Citizen Science Program! Our conservation biologist will discuss how you can help study and protect rare plant and wildlife populations through Citizen Science in Waukesha County. Citizen Scientists will be trained to help monitor wetlands, birds, small mammals, amphibians, reptiles, butterflies, and more! No prior experience necessary.

Register by January 15, 2020
Wildlife Nest Box Monitoring Training March 6, 2020 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Retzer Nature Center

Help to monitor or even build nest boxes for raptors (owls, falcons), mammals (flying squirrels, bats), ducks (wood ducks, hooded mergansers), and songbirds (bluebirds). 

Register by March 5, 2020