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. Click on Parking Map to see traffic flow during the Natural Expansion construction. While nothing beats actually being there, click on links below to begin your journey through the sanctuary’s many offerings.
Come Play at the Sanctuary
Six days of the week we have programs for the public to enjoy, like Otter Odysseys, Marvelous Mammals, Wolf Feeding and Talk, Awesome Ambassadors and Enrichment, Fantastic Felines and Cool Corvids. Click Calendar to see when the programs are scheduled. Click Map Out Your Day to see the many playing, hiking and observation areas to enjoy in our 600 acre park.
Evening Bat Program and Walk
Come in and learn about bats in Wisconsin and your neighborhood and then we’ll take a walk on the trail with a bat detector to look for bats! It’s a good idea to wear long pants and sleeves as there will be plenty of mosquitoes! Did you know that bats love to eat mosquitos?
Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Meet in Nature Center
More Information: Call (920) 391-3686
Note: Check our Calendar or Facebook page for weather cancellations
Full Moon Tai Chi
In this class we will use the balancing principles of tai chi to soften the extremes of yang energy and harness the nurturing openness the full moon offers. Come and experience how the energetic flow connects you to the balanced cycles of your life. No prior experience required. Kids 15 and under are welcome with adult supervision.
Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Nature Center Auditorium
Fee: $10.00 per Green Bay resident, $15.00 per non-resident. Per date
Registration: Call (920) 391-3671 to register
Note: Check our Calendar or Facebook page for cancellations
We’re a Stone’s Throw Away from Finishing!
The entry of The Natural Expansion takes shape along with myriad other areas of the building. An impressive stone chimney rises from the building while cultured stone is applied to other portions of the exterior. In-floor heating will warm the porcelain tile floors. The massive fireplace in the main hall makes quite a statement. Want to make your mark with a finishing project donation? There’s still room on the donor board, and we have a wish list of needed items! To see more images and text, click Read more…
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…