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Community Events – Environmental Awareness

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens Milwaukee County Zoo
Lac Lawrann Conservancy Mitchell Park Domes
Mequon Nature Preserve Wehr Nature Center
 

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Dr, Hales Corners, WI 53130
boernerbotanicalgardens.org
 
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
laclawrann.org

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
mequonnaturepreserve.org
 
MNP is a guiding example for restoration and environmental education that inspires exploration, cultivates stewardship and encourages visitors to get off the path.


Milwaukee County Zoo
10001 W. Bluemound Rd. Milwaukee, WI 53226
milwaukeezoo.org

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


Mitchell Park Domes
524 S. Layton Blvd. Milwaukee, WI
county.milwaukee.gov/TheDomes22802.htm

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. 


Wehr Nature Center/Nature in the Parks
9701 W College Ave, Franklin, WI 53132 
milwaukee.uwex.edu
 
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