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Community Events – Environmental Awareness

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens Riveredge Nature Center
Lac Lawrann Conservancy Wehr Nature Center
Mequon Nature Preserve Zoological Society of Milwaukee
Mitchell Park Domes *Waukesha County Recycling

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Dr, Hales Corners, WI 53130
The Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens provide year round hand-on plant science and environmental education programs for Girl Scouts. Our programs align with several Journeys and badges. We welcome the opportunity to customize programs to meet the badge and journey criteria you are interested in working on. 

Lac Lawrann Conservancy
300 Schmidt Rd. West Bend, WI 53095

Lac Lawrann Conservancy is a 137-acre nature preserve. It is a vast expanse of water, sky, wetlands, native hardwood forest, red pine plantation, tall grass prairie, and glacial landscapes. The Conservancy serves as refuge to over 300 species of plants, over 200 species of birds, and a wide variety of mammals as well as reptiles and amphibians.
Lac Lawrann Conservancy Program Brochure

Mequon Nature Preserve
8200 W. County Line Rd. Mequon, WI 53097
MNP is a guiding example for restoration and environmental education that inspires exploration, cultivates stewardship and encourages visitors to get off the path.

Mitchell Park Domes
524 S. Layton Blvd. Milwaukee, WI

Experience a desert oasis, a tropical jungle and special floral gardens, all in one afternoon. The incredible diversity of plantlife you will encounter reminds us all of the Earth's unique diversity of plant and animal species so very vital to our own survival. 

Riveredge Nature Center
4458 W Hawthorne Dr Newburg, WI 53060

Riveredge Nature Center consists of 370 acres of natural sanctuary, including forests, prairies and wetlands. The diverse habitats provide a perfect setting for girls to explore the natural world through inquiry-based environmental education.

*Waukesha County Recycling
Waukesha County Recycling is offering grant funded free programming for individually registered girls and troops  in Waukesha County. These classes are fun as well as informative for Daises through Juniors.
For more information, contact Meribeth Sullivan, Waukesha County Recycling Specialist at msullivan@waukeshacounty.gov
Waukesha County Recycling Flyer

Wehr Nature Center/Nature in the Parks
9701 W College Ave, Franklin, WI 53132 
Wehr Nature Center has lots of nature programs for girls of all ages year round. Girls can work towards earning awards and badges at various programs. 
Nature in the Parks brochure

Zoological Society of Milwaukee
10001 W. Bluemound Rd. Milwaukee, WI 53226

As one of the country’s finest zoological attractions, the Milwaukee County Zoo will educate, entertain and inspire you! Visit over 2,000 mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles in specialized habitats spanning 200 wooded acres. Explore educational wildlife shows, fun attractions and enticing special events
Brownies event-Senses badge
Junior event-Animal Habitats badge
Zoo classes