$24 per person
Register online by Noon on Fri., March 17
Come hear from experts at these informative workshops.
Recommended for ages 15 & up.
With Mary Kay Diderrich from Wild Birds Unlimited - Delafield
9:00 - 9:45 am
The North American bird population has decreased by 2.9 billion breeding adults, a net loss of 29% over the last half-century. Scientists have identified habitat loss as the biggest reason for the decline. Join the backyard bird-feeding experts from Wild Birds Unlimited - Delafield to learn how to create a certified wildlife habitat in your yard to help save the song birds!
With Karen S. Oberhauser, Arboretum Director & Professor, Dept. of Entomology University of Wisconsin – Madison
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
It’s all about monarch butterflies at this two-part presentation! First, learn about the amazing biology of migratory monarchs, how we can use data to understand what is driving monarch numbers, and what we can do with that information. Then, find out how you can get involved with monarch butterfly research and conservation with a short introduction and training about the Monarch Larva Monitoring Project and citizen science opportunities in your community.
Retzer Nature Center
Address: S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukesha, WI 53188
General Information: (262) 896-8007
Environmental Learning Center Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.); 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Saturday); Closed (Sunday)
Retzer Nature Center Ground Hours: Sunrise - 10:00 p.m. (Year-Round)
There is no daily entrance fee at Retzer Nature Center