Owl Prowl

Night Hikes for Adults

CANCELED Friday, January 5, 2018 @ 7-9 pm
Saturday, January 6, 2018 @ 7-9 pm

Twilight Hike for Adults

Saturday, January 6, 2018 @ 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; $7 for Friends of Wehr

$3.50 Regular parking fee in effect. FREE parking for FOW Members

Pre-registration required 2 days prior to program. Please call 414-425-8550 to register.


Night Hikes for Families

dnr great horned owl

Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 6:30-8:30 pm
Saturday, January 20, 2018 @ 6:30-8:30 pm

Twilight Hike for Families

CANCELED Saturday, January 20, 2018 @ 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. Recommended for ages 6 and older.

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

$3.50 Regular parking fee in effect. FREE parking for FOW Members

Pre-registration required 2 days prior to program. Please call 414-425-8550 to register.


Owl Prowl for Scouts

Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 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; $7 for Friends of Wehr

Pre-registration required 2 days prior to program. Please call 414-425-8550 to register.

*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