Contact Us

Mailing Address:
330 Femrite Drive
Monona, Wisconsin 53716
(608) 221-0404, ext. 0
Fax (608) 709-1611

If you are looking for a specific department or ALNC staff member, please scroll down for contact information.  For general inquiries, or if you are unsure which department to contact, use the form below to ask questions or give us feedback!

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ALNC Hours & Info

Indoor Exhibit Hours
For self-guided tours:
Monday through Friday: 9 am – 4 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 2 pm
Exhibits feature new themes each month; check the calendar for updates!

Trail Hours
The nature trails through the native prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are open 365 days a year from sun up to sun down. Trails are free and open to the public; trail guides are available for download here, and interactive nature backpacks and trail maps are available at the Front Desk during open hours.

Gift Shop Hours
Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm
Saturdays & Sundays, 10am – 2pm

Contact Information

General Inquiries:
Main Reception
(608) 221-0404, ext. 0

President and Executive Director
Michael Strigel
(608) 216-9507

Education Team
Program Coordinator
(608) 216-9382
For information about school field trips, home school programs, scout programs, workshops, summer camps (including if you are calling about a late arrival or a late pick up, etc.), vacation day programs, preschool programs, or to register for family programming.

Virginia Wiggen
Nature Center Director
(608) 216-9372
For overall educational programming at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center.

Kathy Waldera
School Program Coordinator
(608) 216-9378
For assistance with educational programs.

Advancement Team
Kelley Van Egeren
Director of Development & Stewardship
(608) 216-9373
For information on corporate partnerships and fundraising.

Graham Washburn
Development Associate
(608) 216-9379
For information on memberships.

Cara Erickson

Marketing & Communications Manager
(608) 216-9384
For marketing and communications opportunities.

Brenna Holzhauer
Director of Operations & Strategic Initiatives
(608) 216-9375
For information about operations and strategic planning initiatives.

Kyle Coker
Facilities & Grounds Manager
(608) 216-9387
For information on volunteering opportunities and facility management.

Duncan Schultz
Visitor Services & Rentals Manager
(608) 216-9370
For visitor services, gift shop and facility rental assistance.

Nature Net
Betsy Parker
Nature Net Director
(608) 216-9377
For information about Nature Net, Southern Wisconsin’s Environmental Learning Network.

Aldo Leopold Nature Center