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Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center

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4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
(262)375-2715

August 2021

Memory Cafe

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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In partnership with the Ozaukee County Aging Resource Disability Center (ARCC), Riveredge is offering a Memory Café. It meets on the first Thursday of every month. The café is intended for people with all stages of memory loss and their caregivers. Fun nature related activities are planned for the group each month. The Café offers the opportunity for people to be socially, physically and creatively active in a natural setting whenever possible. The group provides additional sources of support and…

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Summer Adventures: Family Fishing

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Space is limited for this summertime family adventure! Join us as we trek to Heron Pond near the Riveredge Farm (about 1 mile) where we will throw a line in and try our luck at catching some pond fish! Catch and release fishing only- we'll try to identify our catch, snap a picture and release them back into the Pond Ecosystem. Learn how to put a worm on the hook, cast a pole, and reel in your catch! All Access…

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Stroll with a Naturalist: Focus on Prairie Flowers

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Join a naturalist for a casual walk on the trails of Riveredge. Each stroll will focus on a special aspect of nature but other things of interest will be explored as well. These educational programs will give you a better understanding of the flora and fauna of the nature center. You may even learn some of the history of the land too. Masks are required indoors. Social distancing will be maintained between parties/family groups. All Access Members: FREE | Trail…

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Wild Animal Finders: Snakes!

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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There are as many as 21 kinds of snakes in Wisconsin, and a few species call Riveredge home! Meet a naturalist at the main center and head out to search for these legless slitherers under boards and rocks, in brush piles, rocky ledges, stone walls or the edge of water. We'll learn more about snake habits, diet, and their adaptations that help them survive in Wisconsin. All Access Members: FREE | Trail Pass Members: $5 | Non-Members: $7 Click Here…

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Open Tree Climb

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Explore Riveredge at a new elevation! Our Tree Climbing programs are meant for youth and adults, age 7 and above, with little to no tree climbing skills. Ascend ropes and explore the world way above your feet. We make it safe and easy! All equipment is supplied; all you need is loose clothing (T-shirt and long pants recommended), closed-toe shoes (hard soles recommended), a mask to wear while interacting in close proximity, and an adventurous spirit. Pre-registration is required. The…

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Riveredge Member Welcome Hike

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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One event on August 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Are you a new member to Riveredge, interested in learning more about membership, or looking to meet other members? Take a tour with a Riveredge membership representative and learn about Riveredge history, your membership, and some great places to go exploring. Hikes will be about a half hour to 45 minutes and topics of discussion are guided by the questions in the group. Two hike times: 1:00pm and 3:00pm. Free to attend, pre-registration is required. Loading…

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Riveredge Member Welcome Hike

August 14 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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One event on August 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Are you a new member to Riveredge, interested in learning more about membership, or looking to meet other members? Take a tour with a Riveredge membership representative and learn about Riveredge history, your membership, and some great places to go exploring. Hikes will be about a half hour to 45 minutes and topics of discussion are guided by the questions in the group. Two hike times: 1:00pm and 3:00pm. Free to attend, pre-registration is required. Loading…

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Parent/Grandparent Trek: Tree Climbing

August 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Explore Riveredge at a new elevation! Our Tree Climbing programs are meant for youth ages 7 and above and adults with little to no tree climbing skills. Ascend ropes and explore the world way above your feet. We make it safe and easy! All equipment is supplied; all you need is loose clothing (T-shirt and long pants recommended), closed-toe shoes (hard soles recommended), and an adventurous spirit. All climbers must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 7 and up Fee…

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Southern Wisconsin Restoration Field Day

August 20 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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The Restoration Field Day is a gathering for ecological practitioners, vendors, property owners, naturalists, and students of all ages. This full-day workshop will make ecological management accessible to everyone. Participants will explore a variety of land management tools, techniques, and services through field demonstrations, lecture-style presentations, hands-on learning experiences, and vendor booths led by experts in restoration ecology. We have a strong line-up of speakers with an oak ecosystem restoration theme. This event is held entirely outside and there are…

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Family Night Hike: Animals at Night

August 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Strap on your hiking shoes and grab a flashlight for this evening family adventure. Riveredge Naturalists will lead small groups on a hike to discover the sanctuary after dark. We'll focus on nocturnal critters-learning about bats, lightening bugs, raccoons and coyotes and explore how our senses help us navigate the night. Children must be accompanied by an adult. All Access Members: FREE | Trail Pass Members: $5 | Non-Members: $7 Click Here to Register

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Nature Detectives: Island Dwellers

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Get ready for an adventure to one of our favorite Islands nestled into the flow of the Milwaukee River at Riveredge! Close toed shoes, shorts, a towel and change of clothes are recommended for this detectives programs. We'll make our way to Trailblazer Island after making some predictions on what kinds of living things we might find dwelling on the island. Space is limited, children must be accompanied by an adult. All Access Members: FREE | Trail Pass Members: $5…

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Tree Talk: A Nature-based Writing and Poetry Workshop (ages 8-12)

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Join us for a unique day with fellow nature enthusiasts and creative writers! Participants will find unique connections between plants, trees, and other green life as facilitators guide an afternoon of nature sensory experiences to inspire creative poetry writing time. Tree identification, writing techniques, nature literacy and community building will be strong themes throughout the day. This opportunity is open to writers ages 8 to 12 years old. Space is limited. All Access Members: $8 | Trail Pass Members: $10…

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Parent/Grandparent Trek: River Rambling

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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A group of kids stand socially distanced in a shallow river

Join a naturalist and step into the Milwaukee River! We’ll explore this wonderful, watery, world and seek out the creatures that call the river home. Bring your favorite wading shoes (old sneakers work best), a towel and a change of clothes. Expect to get wet! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Feel free to pack a snack and stay for a picnic after the program. Ages 5 and up with an adult. All Access Members $5, Trail Pass Members…

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Stroll with a Naturalist: Focus on Wild Edibles

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Join a naturalist for a casual walk on the trails of Riveredge. Each stroll will focus on a special aspect of nature but other things of interest will be explored as well. These educational programs will give you a better understanding of the flora and fauna of the nature center. You may even learn some of the history of the land too. Masks are required indoors. Social distancing will be maintained between parties/family groups. All Access Members: FREE | Trail…

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Green Thumb Gathering

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Tots and parents are invited to gather in the Children's organic Garden at Riveredge to explore the bounty of green thumb gardening! We'll share a short story, dig in some garden beds, sniff and taste some fresh foods, and learn about who lives in the garden. All Access Members: FREE | Trail Pass Members: $5 | Non-Members: $7 Click Here to Register

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Candle Making Workshop with Milwaukee Domes

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Use natural elements to scent homemade candles to light up the season and bring nature indoors with the creation of candles inspired by the great outdoors. Using upcycled containers like jam jars, coffee mugs, and small pots- we'll pour together hot wax and add in scents like lavender, cascade hops, mint, lemon balm, and more. Workshop will take place indoors and outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Space limited. Masks required. Riveredge or Domes Members: $20 | Non-Members: $25…

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Open Tree Climb

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Explore Riveredge at a new elevation! Our Tree Climbing programs are meant for youth and adults, age 7 and above, with little to no tree climbing skills. Ascend ropes and explore the world way above your feet. We make it safe and easy! All equipment is supplied; all you need is loose clothing (T-shirt and long pants recommended), closed-toe shoes (hard soles recommended), a mask to wear while interacting in close proximity, and an adventurous spirit. Pre-registration is required. The…

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Riveredge Virtual Photo Club

August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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The Photo Club meetings are friendly and informal, with a brief discussion of upcoming activities, a short program and conclude with the opportunity to share and discuss photos. All photographers are welcome regardless of skill level. Photo Club is free for all to attend. Photo Club is starting to once again meet in-person.  

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September 2021

Memory Cafe

September 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on October 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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In partnership with the Ozaukee County Aging Resource Disability Center (ARCC), Riveredge is offering a Memory Café. It meets on the first Thursday of every month. The café is intended for people with all stages of memory loss and their caregivers. Fun nature related activities are planned for the group each month. The Café offers the opportunity for people to be socially, physically and creatively active in a natural setting whenever possible. The group provides additional sources of support and…

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Little Explorers Playgroup

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on September 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on November 11, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 1, 2021 at 10:00 am

Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Hello Fall! Let's gather in the Natural Play Area and share the wonder of nature through outdoor play. We will taste the harvest's bounty in the Children’s Organic Garden, hunt for patterns in nature, play camouflage hide and go seek, and venture into forests, fields, ponds and more. indoor activities will be planned in case of inclement weather. Little Explorers is a playgroup open to families with children ages 0 to 6 years old. These naturalist guided experiences are designed…

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Stroll with a Naturalist: Fall Flowers

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Focus on Fall Flowers - Join a naturalist for a casual walk on the trails of Riveredge. Each stroll will focus on a special aspect of nature but other things of interest will be explored as well. These educational programs will give you a better understanding of the flora and fauna of the nature center. You may even learn some of the history of the land too. Masks are required indoors if unvaccinated. Social distancing will be maintained between parties/family…

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Nature Tots: The Journey of a Seed!

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Join us as we uncover the journey of seeds from the forests and fields at Riveredge! We'll follow a seeds life cycle, go on a seed search, and crack a few seeds open to peak inside! Nature Tots is an early childhood program designed for learners ages 1-4 years old, accompanied by an adult guardian. A Riveredge Naturalist will focus on outdoor exploration, literacy, physical development, nature intelligence, and social development. All Access Members: $5 | Trail Pass Members: $6…

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SAWW Level 1

September 17 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Join SAWW (Safety and Woods Worker) trainer Luke Saunders (Forester with Adaptive Restoration LLC) for a hands-on training in chainsaw use, maintenance, and technique. Spend time both outside and in the classroom, practicing how to operate chainsaws safely, comfortably, and productively. This class is part one of a four level series through the Safety and Woods Working training program (SAWW). Topics include: personal protective equipment (PPE); body mechanics; chainsaw safety features; the chain and the cutter tooth; reactive forces; planning…

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Nature Detectives: Slug, Bugs & other Ughs!

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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If you’re down with decomposers, this adventure is for you. We will search the forest and garden for critters that eat up, break down, and recycle nutrients in the natural world. Some say, “icky ughs!” but we say, “cool bugs!” Come see what these tiny terrestrials are up to this fall! All Access Members: FREE | Trail Pass Members: $5 | Non-members: $7 Click Here to Register

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Open Climb

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 2, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Explore Riveredge at a new elevation! Our Tree Climbing programs are meant for youth and adults, age 7 and above, with little to no tree climbing skills. Ascend ropes and explore the world way above your feet. We make it safe and easy! All equipment is supplied; all you need is loose clothing (T-shirt and long pants recommended), closed toe shoes (hard soles recommended), garden gloves, and an adventurous spirit. Pre-registration is required. The tree climbing programs often fill quickly.…

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Little Explorers Playgroup

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Hello Fall! Let's gather in the Natural Play Area and share the wonder of nature through outdoor play. We will taste the harvest's bounty in the Children’s Organic Garden, hunt for patterns in nature, play camouflage hide and go seek, and venture into forests, fields, ponds and more. indoor activities will be planned in case of inclement weather. Little Explorers is a playgroup open to families with children ages 0 to 6 years old. These naturalist guided experiences are designed…

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Open Climb

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Explore Riveredge at a new elevation! Our Tree Climbing programs are meant for youth and adults, age 7 and above, with little to no tree climbing skills. Ascend ropes and explore the world way above your feet. We make it safe and easy! All equipment is supplied; all you need is loose clothing (T-shirt and long pants recommended), closed toe shoes (hard soles recommended), garden gloves, and an adventurous spirit. Pre-registration is required. The tree climbing programs often fill quickly.…

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Stroll with a Naturalist – Focus on Fall Colors

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Focus on Fall Colors- Join a naturalist for a casual walk on the trails of Riveredge. Each stroll will focus on a special aspect of nature but other things of interest will be explored as well. These educational programs will give you a better understanding of the flora and fauna of the nature center. You may even learn some of the history of the land too. Masks are required indoors if unvaccinated. Social distancing will be maintained between parties/family groups.…

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Photo Club

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 26, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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The Photo Club meetings are friendly and informal, with a brief discussion of upcoming activities, a short program and conclude with the opportunity to share and discuss photos. You’re welcome as a photographer, regardless of your skill level.

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October 2021

Open Climb

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Explore Riveredge at a new elevation! Our Tree Climbing programs are meant for youth and adults, age 7 and above, with little to no tree climbing skills. Ascend ropes and explore the world way above your feet. We make it safe and easy! All equipment is supplied; all you need is loose clothing (T-shirt and long pants recommended), closed toe shoes (hard soles recommended), garden gloves, and an adventurous spirit. Pre-registration is required. The tree climbing programs often fill quickly.…

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Kids Cooking Series: Campfire Cooking

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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This program will be a feast for your mind and your appetite! Join Chef Terri in creating delicious, easy-to-make recipes for beginner chefs and utilize healthy, fresh ingredients in the kitchen. Join Chef Terri in celebrating creative campfire recipes for our young chefs. For this session, we’ll talk about fire safety, as well as learn how to make simple roasting sticks.  We’ll utilize a variety of cooking techniques to make sweet or savory pudgie pies, grilled veggie & fruit kabobs,…

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Memory Cafe

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on October 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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In partnership with the Ozaukee County Aging Resource Disability Center (ARCC), Riveredge is offering a Memory Café. It meets on the first Thursday of every month. The café is intended for people with all stages of memory loss and their caregivers. Fun nature related activities are planned for the group each month. The Café offers the opportunity for people to be socially, physically and creatively active in a natural setting whenever possible. The group provides additional sources of support and…

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2021 Frothy Forage

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Nature Tots: Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Red Leaves, yellow leaves coming down in fall. Old leaves, hole-filled leaves- can we find them all? Join us in our quest to find leaves of all shapes, sizes, colors and age! Create your own leaf rubbing and make a leaf creature to take home. Nature Tots is an early childhood program designed for learners ages 1-4 years old, accompanied by an adult guardian. A Riveredge Naturalist will focus on outdoor exploration, literacy, physical development, nature intelligence, and social development.…

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Little Explorers Playgroup

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Hello Fall! Let's gather in the Natural Play Area and share the wonder of nature through outdoor play. We will taste the harvest's bounty in the Children’s Organic Garden, hunt for patterns in nature, play camouflage hide and go seek, and venture into forests, fields, ponds and more. indoor activities will be planned in case of inclement weather. Little Explorers is a playgroup open to families with children ages 0 to 6 years old. These naturalist guided experiences are designed…

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Open Climb

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Explore Riveredge at a new elevation! Our Tree Climbing programs are meant for youth and adults, age 7 and above, with little to no tree climbing skills. Ascend ropes and explore the world way above your feet. We make it safe and easy! All equipment is supplied; all you need is loose clothing (T-shirt and long pants recommended), closed toe shoes (hard soles recommended), garden gloves, and an adventurous spirit. Pre-registration is required. The tree climbing programs often fill quickly.…

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Wild Animal Finders: Catch & Release Fishing

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Space is limited for this family adventure! Join us around Farm Pond where a naturaist will guide you in a catch & release fishing experience. We will throw a line in and try our luck at catching some pond fish and try to identify our catch, snap a picture and release them back into the Pond Ecosystem. Learn how to put a worm on the hook, cast a pole, and reel in your catch! Fishing poles & worms provided during…

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Trails & Treats: Friday Afternoon

October 22 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 23, 2021 at 4:30 pm

Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Join us for an evening of tricks and treats for kids on the trails of Riveredge! Choose your own adventure along a 1.5 mile loop, as activity stations and fun will be scattered about the land. Visit educators in costume and dive into hands on experiences handling insects and examining animal bones! Enjoy a crackling campfire with family and friends and grab a treat bag to go on your way out for the evening. Cider and Cocoa available for purchase.…

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Trails & Treats: Friday Evening

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Join us for an evening of tricks and treats for kids on the trails of Riveredge! Choose your own adventure along a 1.5 mile loop, as activity stations and fun will be scattered about the land. Visit educators in costume and dive into hands on experiences handling insects and examining animal bones! Enjoy a crackling campfire with family and friends and grab a treat bag to go on your way out for the evening. Cider and Cocoa available for purchase.…

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Trails & Treats: Saturday Afternoon

October 23 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Join us for an evening of tricks and treats for kids on the trails of Riveredge! Choose your own adventure along a 1.5 mile loop, as activity stations and fun will be scattered about the land. Visit educators in costume and dive into hands on experiences handling insects and examining animal bones! Enjoy a crackling campfire with family and friends and grab a treat bag to go on your way out for the evening. Cider and Cocoa available for purchase.…

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Trails & Treats: Saturday Evening

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Join us for an evening of tricks and treats for kids on the trails of Riveredge! Choose your own adventure along a 1.5 mile loop, as activity stations and fun will be scattered about the land. Visit educators in costume and dive into hands on experiences handling insects and examining animal bones! Enjoy a crackling campfire with family and friends and grab a treat bag to go on your way out for the evening. Cider and Cocoa available for purchase.…

Find out more »

Photo Club

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 26, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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The Photo Club meetings are friendly and informal, with a brief discussion of upcoming activities, a short program and conclude with the opportunity to share and discuss photos. You’re welcome as a photographer, regardless of your skill level.

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Little Explorers Playgroup

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Hello Fall! Let's gather in the Natural Play Area and share the wonder of nature through outdoor play. We will taste the harvest's bounty in the Children’s Organic Garden, hunt for patterns in nature, play camouflage hide and go seek, and venture into forests, fields, ponds and more. indoor activities will be planned in case of inclement weather. Little Explorers is a playgroup open to families with children ages 0 to 6 years old. These naturalist guided experiences are designed…

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November 2021

Memory Cafe

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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In partnership with the Ozaukee County Aging Resource Disability Center (ARCC), Riveredge is offering a Memory Café. It meets on the first Thursday of every month. The café is intended for people with all stages of memory loss and their caregivers. Fun nature related activities are planned for the group each month. The Café offers the opportunity for people to be socially, physically and creatively active in a natural setting whenever possible. The group provides additional sources of support and…

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Little Explorers Playgroup

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Hello Fall! Let's gather in the Natural Play Area and share the wonder of nature through outdoor play. We will taste the harvest's bounty in the Children’s Organic Garden, hunt for patterns in nature, play camouflage hide and go seek, and venture into forests, fields, ponds and more. indoor activities will be planned in case of inclement weather. Little Explorers is a playgroup open to families with children ages 0 to 6 years old. These naturalist guided experiences are designed…

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SAWW Level 2

November 12 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Join SAWW (Safety and Woods Worker) trainer Luke Saunders (Forester with Adaptive Restoration LLC) for a hands-on training in chainsaw use, maintenance, and technique. Spend time both outside and in the classroom, practicing how to operate chainsaws safely, comfortably, and productively. This class is part two of a four level series through the Safety and Woods Working training program (SAWW). Topics include: basic chainsaw maintenance; review of the cutter tooth and hands-on sharpening; introduction to wedges; planning and executing tree…

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Wild Animal Finders: Owl Observations

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Owls are important and graceful nocturnal predators! Join us as we learn about owl adaptations from feathers to feet! We'll listen to owl calls, observe owl feathers up close and search for owl pellets to dissect! All Access Members: FREE | Trail Pass Members: $5 | Non-members: $7 Click Here to Register

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Nature Tots: Our Feathered Friends

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Big, small, short, tall- birds come in many shapes and sizes. Explore the sounds and sights of the birds that call Riveredge home. Young learners will explore the different characteristics of birds and create their own imaginative bird. Participants can look forward to utilizing our new Discovery Pens throughout the program.Nature Tots is an early childhood program designed for learners ages 1-4 years old, accompanied by an adult guardian. A Riveredge Naturalist will focus on outdoor exploration, literacy, physical development,…

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Handmade For the Holidays: Teens Only Edition

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Channel your inner DIY skills and join us for a day of creativity and handmade fun! Teens are exclusively invited to try new crafts and create one of a kind gifts to be shared over the holiday season. Projects will include pinecone door hangers, hand sewn felt animal ornaments, upcycled house plantings & window suncatchers! Pre-registration required, space is limited. All Access Members: $20 | Trail Pass Members: $25 | Non-members: $30 Click Here to Register

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Handmade for the Holidays

November 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Our doors are open to families for a day filled with holiday cheer and festive gift making! Children of all ages are invited to craft seasonal creations including: evergreen wreaths, cork snakes, stick star ornaments, sun catchers, and more works of art inspired by nature. Each child can make and take home multiple projects. Hot chocolate and tea will be served. Suggested for ages: 2-11 years. Pre-registration is required. Participants must be accompanied by one adult. All Access Members: $20…

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Photo Club

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 26, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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The Photo Club meetings are friendly and informal, with a brief discussion of upcoming activities, a short program and conclude with the opportunity to share and discuss photos. You’re welcome as a photographer, regardless of your skill level.

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December 2021

Winter Camp

December 27 - December 29
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Do you miss camp and wish you had something exciting to do during winter break? Come to Riveredge for our seventh annual Winter Camp. Our beautiful 402 acres unveil a whole new world in winter. During our fun-filled days, we’ll hike, snowshoe, build campfires, create winter crafts, play awesome games and much more! Both indoor and outdoor activities are carefully planned based on the weather, with most activities happening outdoors. Winter camp will be led by our awesome and well-trained…

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