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Retzer Nature Center newsletter • Summer 2016
Retzer Nature Center
S14 W28167 Madison StWaukesha, WI 53188 (262) 896-8007
Hours Nature Center Grounds: Sunrise to 10 pm (Year-Round) Visitor Center:8 am - 4:30 pm (Daily)
Waukesha County Environmental Education Activity Guide August 2016 - February 2017
Prepare for Fall by attending one of the following FREE workshops: Getting the Garden Ready for Winter. Turn Over a New Leaf- Mulching & Composting, and a Fall Exploration Hike to the Oak Savanna.
Fee: $4.00 per person (Children under 5 free)No registration requiredJoin us today for a flexible themed adventure to get families out on the trails, and have a land discovery experience - exploring with a naturalist. Programs are family-friendly and geared toward all ages
Join Retzer Nature Center for a day of learning and outdoor fun during our Natural Landscape Volunteer Saturdays. Throughout the sessions you will help with various projects such as: collecting and cleaning plant seeds, controlling invasive species and planting native plants. Yo will work alongside talented naturalists who will answer your questions and help you through the day’s activity. All ages and experience levels welcome, however, we do ask that participants come dressed to enjoy the day outside and be able to walk along unpaved trails. We can’t wait to meet you!
Ages: 5-7 year olds Fee: $4.00 Register By: Friday, October 7
"Trees, Seeds, Nuts and Leaves" Soak up the beauty of fall in Wisconsin and explore teh woods to collect colorful leaves. We will learn why this transformation is taking place and identify different types of leaves.
Ages: 2-4 year olds Fee: $4.00 Register By: Friday, October 7
"ICK! Spiders and Snakes" They are not as scary as you may think. We will enjoy a visit from our resident snakes Mazy and Peaches. Let's then take a walk to discover spiders and snakes living along the trails.
NEW Online Services
Reduced Rate Annual Stickers are available Sept. 16 (at park location and online)
Resident: $16.00Senior: $10.00Non-resident: $21.00
There is no discount for additional stickers or Lake Access.
Environmental Learning Center Hours: 8-4:30pm Retzer Nature Center Ground Hours: Sunrise to 10pm (Year-Round)There is no Daily Entrance Fee at Retzer Nature CenterPark System Office515 W. Moreland Blvd. Rm AC 230 Waukesha, WI 53188Business Hours: M-F, 8-4:30 pm (excluding Holidays) Phone: (262) 548-7801 | Fax: (262) 896-8071 Follow WaukeshaCoParks on Twitter | Golf Waukesha County | Retzer Nature Center | Expo Center
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