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Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center

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

July 2020

Little Explorers Playgroup

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Summer At Last! Let's gather in the Natural Play Area and share the wonder of nature through outdoor play. We will make mud pies, hang out in the hammocks, and test what sinks and floats and venture into forests, fields, ponds and more. Nature sensory bins for babies and exploration tools for older children will be available. Indoor activities will be planned in case of inclement weather. Face coverings will be required for staff and participants while registering, when indoors,…

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Butterfly & Dragonfly Counts

July 11 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Learn to identify and document butterflies and dragonflies while participating in these annual Counts. Contribute to over 25 years of research about these insects that call this area their home. Wear walking shoes and pack a bag lunch if you’re staying for the day. Adults and children ages 12 & up with a parent are welcome. Join us for all or part of the day. Face coverings will be required while registering, when indoors, and if social distancing is a…

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Nature Play: Fort Building

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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Learn the art of building fort style shelters with sticks, twine, leaves, and other natural materials. We'll gather outdoors and head to a special fort building area at Riveredge. With plenty of time to construct to work as a family and construct shelters, a Riveredge naturalist will be sure to provide tips along the way! We'll finish up by going on a "tour-de-shelters" to see what each family comes up with. All Access Members: FREE | Trail Pass Members: $5.00…

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Open Climb

July 11 @ 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 new 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), and an adventurous spirit. Pre-registration is highly recommended. The tree climbing programs often fill quickly.…

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Stroll with a Riveredge Naturalist

July 14 @ 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. Bring your questions, cameras and binoculars. Remember to dress for the weather, wear hiking shoes, bring a hat,…

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Stroll with a Riveredge Naturalist

July 23 @ 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. Bring your questions, cameras and binoculars. Remember to dress for the weather, wear hiking shoes, bring a hat,…

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Parent/Grandparent and Child Trek: Tree Climbing

July 24 @ 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 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 to shoes (hard soles recommended), and an adventurous spirit. This is for ages 7 and up and all climbers must be…

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Member Welcome Hikes

July 25
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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The trail in spring at Riveredge Nature Center.

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 and topics of discussion are guided by the questions in the group. Two hike times: 1:00pm and 3:00pm. Please register using the form below: Loading…

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Wild Animal Finders: Coyotes

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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This session of Wild Animal Finders is all about a popular Riveredge predator: coyotes. We'll search for coyote dens on site, examine a coyote skull and fur, and discover how these canines use their super sense of smell to track down prey. All Access Members: FREE | Trail Pass Members: $5.00 | Non-Members: $7.00    

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Open Tree Climb

July 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 new 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), and an adventurous spirit. Pre-registration is highly recommended. The tree climbing programs often fill quickly.…

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August 2020

Parent/Grandparent with Child Treks: River Rambling

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Riveredge Nature Center Visitor Center, 4458 County Hwy Y
Saukville, WI 53080
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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! For ages 5 and older, children must be accompanied by an adult. Feel free to pack a lunch and stay for a picnic after the program. Fee (per person): All Access Member $5 | Trail…

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Stroll with a Riveredge Naturalist

August 11 @ 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. Bring your questions, cameras and binoculars. Remember to dress for the weather, wear hiking shoes, bring a hat,…

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Stroll with a Riveredge Naturalist

August 27 @ 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. Bring your questions, cameras and binoculars. Remember to dress for the weather, wear hiking shoes, bring a hat,…

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September 2020

Stroll with a Riveredge Naturalist

September 8 @ 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. Bring your questions, cameras and binoculars. Remember to dress for the weather, wear hiking shoes, bring a hat,…

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Stroll with a Riveredge Naturalist

September 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. Bring your questions, cameras and binoculars. Remember to dress for the weather, wear hiking shoes, bring a hat,…

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