Retzer Nature Center | Earth Week- Waukesha

Retzer Nature Center | Earth Week- Waukesha

The Earth Week Event is such a great event full of family fun hosted by Retzer Nature Center.

Friends of Retzer Nature Center’s
April 22-27, 2019 Free events all week long!
Earth Week Celebration!

Some programs do require registration, so secure your spot early!
Program Registration 262.970.6680 •

Monday, April 22

Earth Day Kids Hike
9:00 am to 10:00 am
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Ages  2-5
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. Register by Friday, April 19.

Tuesday, April 23

A Wealth of Nature presented by Eddee Daniel
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.m.
Ages 8+

Learn about the abundance of nature and recreational opportunities throughout the six-county region of Southeastern Wisconsin at this stunning visual program. Discover local adventures, ideas about nature and parks, and information about how to preserve and protect them. To learn more, visit 
Register by Monday, April 22.

Wednesday, April 24

Spring Bird Walk
8:00 am to 10:00 am
Ages 13+
Join our conservation biologist for a bird survey at Retzer Nature Center! We will be walking the hiking trails through the park identifying, counting, and recording all bird species seen and heard. While birding, you’ll learn fun facts about Retzer’s unique landscape and the species that call it home.
Register by Sunday, April 21.

Thursday, April 25

RAPTORS presented by the Wildlife in Need Center
6:00 to 7:30 pm
Ages 5+
See and learn about these beautiful birds as naturalists from the Wildlife in Need Center showcase a few of their captive birds. To learn more about this organization, visit
Register by Monday, April 22.

Sunset Candlelight Hike presented by the Waukesha County CHIPP Action Team
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
All ages
Join Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow for a self-guided walk on the Nature Center trails. Candles will light the way after dusk. Part of the “Live Well Waukesha County” initiative.
No registration required.

Friday, April 26

Morning Bird Hike presented by Benjamin Goss Bird Club
7:00 am
Explore the birds of one of the rarest wetland plant communities in Wisconsin: Brown’s Fen.
No registration required.

Then come back Saturday for the Earth Week Finale Event!

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