We support Retzer Nature Center in preserving and maintaining over 450 acres of prairie, forest, wildlife habitat, nature trails and environmental learning facilities in Waukesha County.

Member Benefits

Become a memberAlong with supporting the preservation of our center, membership offers you free parking at Apple Harvest Fest – and free admission to HOWL-O-WEEN, Winter JAN-BOREE, Wild Winter Nights, and Earth Week. You’ll also receive the Friends’ Newsletter and get a 10% discount in the Retzer Nature Center Gift Shop (except birdseed and prairie plants). Learn More.

Get Involved

Whether you take one of our many guided tours, lead a field trip, join the camera club, or simply hike our many trails – the Friends of Retzer has a place for you. And as an important and valued member of our team, you’ll be making a real difference by helping preserve wildlife habitat and native land cover in Waukesha County. All it takes is one call to the center to get started. Learn More.

Make a Difference

When you donate to The Friends of Retzer, your contribution will be used to help preserve the natural beauty and serenity of the Retzer Nature Center, maintain and expand its facilities, support educational environmental programs and teach our community about the importance of being responsible stewards of the world in which we live. Learn More.