Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary is a beautiful 600 acre urban wildlife refuge featuring live animal exhibits, educational displays, miles of hiking/skiing trails and various wildlife viewing opportunities. Please click Keep Our Wildlife Safe for some springtime tips. While nothing beats actually being there, click on links below to begin your journey through the sanctuary’s many offerings.
New Boardwalk Open!
Bird watchers will now be able to access a prime bird watching area that for most of the year was too wet for hikers to be able to access it. Starts behind the Nature Center (south side) and goes to Old Sanctuary Rd. Enjoy!
Look for animal ambassadors in the 35th Annual Prevea Green Bay Holiday Parade in downtown Green Bay. It’s a great, festive way to open the holiday season! Read more…
Date: November 17, 2018
Start Time: 10:00 am
Location: Downtown Green Bay
Long Time Board of Directors Member Passes
John Brogan served on the Friends of the Wildlife Sanctuary Board for decades, and helped bring the Sanctuary forward in all ways. He was passionate in his support of the environment and wild places. We’re very grateful for his help and wisdom. Read more…
Animal Stories for Preschoolers!
This popular activity for children ages 3-5 inspires young learners with the wonder of animals each week. Starting in fall 2018, no sign-up, sessions are a drop in and free. Read more…
Dates: Mondays at 10:00 AM
Location: Main Floor of Nature Center
A Natural Expansion
A Natural Expansion, our capital campaign to build a 12,800 square foot addition adjacent to the current Nature Center building reached the funding level needed to break ground! We’re underway, but could still use your support. There are room naming opportunities, as well as opportunities to help with furnishings, and more. Can you help? Read more…