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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 3

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Me and Toad (Tuesday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Me and Toad (Tuesday)

May 3 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

“Wart” are we going to do today? Toad-ally awesome games and adventures! Discover it all today, and you will be telling your friends, I “toad” you this would be terrific! Continue reading

Home School (Ages 5-8): Survival Part 2

Home School (Ages 5-8): Survival Part 2

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The snow has melted, the temperatures are warming, but is there still a risk for hypothermia? Join us on a survival adventure as we learn how to find food, make a shelter, and access clean water in many survival situations. Continue reading

Home School (Ages 9-14): Survival Part 2

Home School (Ages 9-14): Survival Part 2

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In part 2 of our survival series, join us as we learn how to properly prepare for outdoor adventures. We will build shelters, identify edible plants, and learn how to purify water. Continue reading

Public Lecture: Stephen Laubach – Redefining Conservation on the Leopold Memorial Reserve

Public Lecture: Stephen Laubach – Redefining Conservation on the Leopold Memorial Reserve

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Aldo Leopold Nature Center for Redefining Conservation on the Leopold Memorial Reserve: A New Era of Cooperative Land Stewardship, a free public lecture by author Stephen Laubach. The land that is now the Leopold Memorial Reserve in Baraboo, Wisconsin, and the … Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 4

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Me and Toad (Wednesday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Me and Toad (Wednesday)

May 4 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

“Wart” are we going to do today? Toad-ally awesome games and adventures! Discover it all today, and you will be telling your friends, I “toad” you this would be terrific! Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 5

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 6

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Me and Toad (Friday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Me and Toad (Friday)

May 6 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

“Wart” are we going to do today? Toad-ally awesome games and adventures! Discover it all today, and you will be telling your friends, I “toad” you this would be terrific! Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 7

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

Family Public Program: Wildflower Wander

Family Public Program: Wildflower Wander

May 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Red Trillium

Bring your mother or other for this easy stroll to see some of Wisconsin’s spectacular spring wildflowers. May is an excellent time to view both early and late spring flowers since their bloom times overlap and our woodland areas are simply spectacular! Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 8

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 9

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 10

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Spittle Me This (Tuesday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Spittle Me This (Tuesday)

May 10 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

What is bubbly, sticky, white, and hiding on a green plant? A spittlebug nymph hide-out of course! Continue reading

Home School (Ages 5-8): Stop and Smell the Wildflowers

Home School (Ages 5-8): Stop and Smell the Wildflowers

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Each spring nature graces the woods and prairie with a rainbow of colors that last only a few weeks. We’ll learn about those beautiful spring wildflowers known as ephemerals. Continue reading

Home School (Ages 9-14): Getting to Grow You

Home School (Ages 9-14): Getting to Grow You

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

…getting to grow all about you! Join us for an introduction to Botany! Learn about plants, how they function and grow and why they play a vital role in the various habitats at ALNC. Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 11

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Spittle Me This (Wednesday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Spittle Me This (Wednesday)

May 11 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

What is bubbly, sticky, white, and hiding on a green plant? A spittlebug nymph hide-out of course! Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 12

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 13

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Spittle Me This (Friday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Spittle Me This (Friday)

May 13 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

What is bubbly, sticky, white, and hiding on a green plant? A spittlebug nymph hide-out of course! Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 14

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 15

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 16

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

Adult Workshop: Chainsaw Safety- SAWW Level 1

Adult Workshop: Chainsaw Safety- SAWW Level 1

May 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course is certified through the Safety and Woods Working (SAWW) training program and part of a four-level series designed to increase safety and efficiency of chainsaw use. Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 17

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Just Breathe (Tuesday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Just Breathe (Tuesday)

May 17 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Inhale the wonders of spring. Smell the mysteries of the green and budding land. Spring will come alive as we explore nature and breathe in the fresh surprises. I “nose” you’ll get a lungful of exciting discoveries! Continue reading

Home School (Ages 5-8): Reptiles

Home School (Ages 5-8): Reptiles

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We will learn all about the group of animals known as reptiles. From snakes to turtles, lizards to crocodiles, there are so many fascinating reptiles that can be discovered! Continue reading

Home School (Ages 9-14): What’s in a Name? Intro to Taxonomy

Home School (Ages 9-14): What’s in a Name? Intro to Taxonomy

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

How do scientists classify animals? What are the characteristics of each group of animal? From reptiles to mammals, we will learn all about different types of animals and how to classify them. Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 18

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Just Breathe (Wednesday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Just Breathe (Wednesday)

May 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Inhale the wonders of spring. Smell the mysteries of the green and budding land. Spring will come alive as we explore nature and breathe in the fresh surprises. I “nose” you’ll get a lungful of exciting discoveries! Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 19

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 20

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Just Breathe (Friday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Just Breathe (Friday)

May 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Inhale the wonders of spring. Smell the mysteries of the green and budding land. Spring will come alive as we explore nature and breathe in the fresh surprises. I “nose” you’ll get a lungful of exciting discoveries! Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 21

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

Land Steward Work Day

Land Steward Work Day

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Interested in helping restore and maintain ALNC’s prairie, marsh and woodlands? Join us one Saturday of every month to help control invasives, seed with native plants, get dirty and have some fun! Volunteer work days will focus mainly on land … Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 22

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 23

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 24

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Here Chick, Chick, Chick (Tuesday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Here Chick, Chick, Chick (Tuesday)

May 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Chick, small fry or cub, you’d be surprised how many different names there are for baby animals. We’ll read stories and play games all about animal babies. Continue reading

Home School (Ages 5-8): Changes Over Time

Home School (Ages 5-8): Changes Over Time

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Earth is constantly changing and scientists have made observations of these changes over many years. We will learn the difference between short-term and long-term changes, such as climate and animal adaptations. Continue reading

Home School (Ages 9-14): Changes Over Time

Home School (Ages 9-14): Changes Over Time

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Short-term changes for you include the clothes you wear each day. Long-term changes are the height you grow. What are the short-term and long-term changes for our planet? How do we affect these changes, and how do these changes affect us? Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 25

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Here Chick, Chick, Chick (Wednesday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Here Chick, Chick, Chick (Wednesday)

May 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Chick, small fry or cub, you’d be surprised how many different names there are for baby animals. We’ll read stories and play games all about animal babies. Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 26

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 27

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Here Chick, Chick, Chick (Friday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Here Chick, Chick, Chick (Friday)

May 27 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Chick, small fry or cub, you’d be surprised how many different names there are for baby animals. We’ll read stories and play games all about animal babies. Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 28

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 29

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 30

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

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May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 2016 – What’s Growing?

May 31

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil. This month, visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming around our … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Three Cheers for Ears! (Tuesday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Three Cheers for Ears! (Tuesday)

May 31 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Close your eyes and let the natural world come alive around you. Turn up the audio today and discover the sounds of spring. It will be an experience like you’re never heard! Continue reading

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