Select Fridays, 7–9 p.m.
Recommended for ages 6 & up
Please register by the Wednesday before the program
Join us for a series of twilight nature-discovery programs. The whole family will enjoy a nature hike followed by a campfire treat.
July 12, 2013
Discover the fascinating secrets of fireflies, hike to the prairie to look for fireflies, and end the evening making S’mores at the fire pit.
July 26, 2013
Discover the world of animals that are active during twilight. We'll walk Wehr's trails to learn about these crepuscular critters, such as deer and raccoon. To end the program, we'll gather 'round the fire pit for a campfire treat.
Moons & Meteors
Aug. 9, 2013
Learn moon facts and fiction before going on the evening's hike. We'll return to the fire pit and look for meteors as part of the Persied meteor shower--According to Astronomy magazine, "You can expect to see up to 100 “shooting stars” per hour when 2013’s best meteor shower peaks before dawn August 12." While around the fire pit, we'll have a campfire treat.
Harvest Moon Travelers
Sept. 20, 2013 - NEW TIME: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Hike Wehr's trails in search of birds, bats, and other animals on their nighttime migrations. Then, we'll gather 'round the fire pit for a treat.
For more information, call (414) 425-8550.
Questions? Contact Us
Wehr Nature Center
9701 W. College Ave., Franklin, WI 53132