Owl Prowl

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Friday, January 6, 2017 @ 7-9 pm
Saturday, January 7, 2017 @ 7-9 pm

Twilight Hike for Adults

Saturday, January 7, 2017 @ 4-6 pm

Join a naturalist for an evening out with the owls. An interactive program will highlight the habits and adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors. Then we will walk the woodlands of Wehr listening and looking for Great Horned and Eastern Screech Owls.

Fees*: $12 for Non-Residents; $10 for  Milwaukee County Residents; Friends of Wehr: $7

$3 Regular parking fee in effect. FREE parking for FOW Members

Registration required by Thursday, January 5


Night Hikes for Families

dnr great horned owl

Friday, January 20, 2017 @ 6:30-8:30 pm
Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ 6:30-8:30 pm

Twilight Hike for Families

Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ 3:30-5:30 pm

Join a naturalist for an evening out with the owls. An interactive program will highlight the habits and adaptations of our nocturnal neighbors. Then we will walk the woodlands of Wehr listening and looking for Great Horned and Eastern Screech Owls. Families will dissect an owl pellet and discover what the owl ate for dinner.

Fees: $12 for Non-Residents; $10 for  Milwaukee County Residents; Friends of Wehr: $7

$3 Regular parking fee in effect. FREE parking for FOW Members

Registration required by Thursday, January 19


Owl Prowl for Scouts

Saturday, January 14, 2017 @ 4-6 pm

Special Location: Ross Lodge in Whitnall Parkowlets

Scout and youth groups are invited to spend twilight with the owls. Children will learn about amazing owl adaptations and habits through fun activities and then head out into the woods to look and listen for owls. For children in 2nd grade and older.

Fees: $12 for Non-Residents; $10 for  Milwaukee County Residents; Friends of Wehr: $7

Registration is required by Wednesday, January 11. One adult must accompany every five children.


Did you hear that?

Click below to hear owl vocalizations of two species which are found here at Wehr. Audio files courtesy of Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Eastern Screech Owl
Great Horned Owl