In Celebration of Earth Day

earth day logo CelebrationOfEarthDay11Connect with nature, learn to live more lightly on earth. Earth Day, celebrate it!

Sunday, April 26 2015 (1 – 4 pm)

Get outdoors, welcome spring, connect with nature, and learn to live more lightly on the Earth! Join us in celebration of Earth Day. We’ve brought together the best from the past and have added new features too, including a special presentation by Kohl’s Wild Theater! Come celebrate!


  • Go on naturalist–led spring walks
  • Be part of the vintage manual typewriter “Type-In” and listen to the click–clack of the keys
  • Create crafts from recycled materials
  • Learn to reduce your carbon footprint and live more sustainably.
  • Watch your little ones enjoy exploring the early-childhood play space.


earth day kohls theater

Special Performance

Kohl’s Wild Theater 2pm (included in admission)
Enjoy and learn from Kohl’s Wild Theater, made possible through a partnership between Kohl’s Cares and the Zoological Society of Milwaukee. “The KWT Jamboree” is a 30-minute presentation of short skits about animals and conservation perfect for children of all ages.

Kohl's Wild Theater

Kohl’s Wild Theater



General Admission: $3 per person
Friend of Wehr: $2 per person
Regular Parking Fee in effect


Book Signing 3pmStacy and Ken - Destination Nature

Meet local authors and get ideas for sharing nature with your children. Books will be for sale in the Nature Store.

Wehr Naturalist Ken Keffer and Birds and Bloom editor Stacy Tornio will be signing their award winning book The Kids Outdoor Adventure and newly released, The Truth About Nature.


Great American Clean-Up

Saturday, April 18 2015

9am – 12pm

Join the nation-wide efforts to “Keep America Beautiful” by helping to cleanup litter in Whitnall Park. Volunteers check in at Wehr Nature Center.

No registration required.

Bags are provided; please bring your own gloves.