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07.02.2014 | | Posted at 04:58 PM
By Norman Ware
The Wehr Nature Center’s family-friendly “Fireside Fridays” programs will return this summer. The nature center, located at 9701 W. College Ave. in Whitnall Park, will host three installments of the twilight-themed educational programs, with the first beginning July 11. Each is two hours long and begins at 7:30 p.m., includes a walk through the nature center, and closes with a conversation a...
03.11.2014 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Kristina Byas
With spring just around the corner, Wehr Nature Center will be kicking off its 39th Annual Maple Sugar Days on Saturday, March 29 to Sunday, March 30.Families are invited to go on a hike through the woods to the sugarbush to view tapped sugar maples, taste sap, and visit the sugaring camp. Activities will include using a hand drill on a log, Native American methods of boiling sap, and craft maki...
07.12.2013 | | Posted at 08:00 AM
By Mrinal Gokhale
The Wehr Nature Center has created “Fireside Fridays” for July and August to give guests family friendly educational nature hikes ending with a campfire treat. The programs include “firefly fun” on July 12, “twilight travelers” on July 26, and “moons and meteors” on August 9.“Firefly fun” is an in-depth lesson on the tropical/warm climate insect, also known as the lightning bug...
Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Bars remain the sticking point

Although the statewide smoking ban was held up in the state Legislature this past session, it still seems to be popular among voters. A just-released survey from Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) and St. Norbert College found that 41% of respondents want a complete ban, now.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Is Gableman a total hypocrite?

The state Supreme Court’s 2006 decision to allow a Milwaukee teen to sue a company that produced paint containing lead energized the conservative portion of Wisconsin’s business community. After all, they reasoned, if a lead-poisoned teen could get his day in court, wouldn’t that lead to similar...