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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Get Your Frost On (Wednesday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Get Your Frost On (Wednesday)

February 1 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

“I see” fun times are on their way. Come experience the science-side of winter under the full snow moon. There is snow time like the present to get outside and play around! Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

Vacation Day Add-On: Extended Day

Vacation Day Add-On: Extended Day

February 3 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

This extended day session runs before programming from 8:30-9am and after programming from 4:00-5:30pm. You can drop off or pick up at any point within these time periods. Continue reading

Vacation Day: If a Woodchuck Could Chuck Wood…

Vacation Day: If a Woodchuck Could Chuck Wood…

February 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Today is all about our friendly spring shadow-seeker, the groundhog! Also known as the woodchuck, whistle pig, land beaver or mouse bear. We’ll create our own play about the history of Groundhog’s Day, search for signs of emergence from any true hibernators at ALNC , Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Get Your Frost On (Friday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Get Your Frost On (Friday)

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

“I see” fun times are on their way. Come experience the science-side of winter under the full snow moon. There is snow time like the present to get outside and play around! Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Love Birds (Tuesday AM)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Love Birds (Tuesday AM)

February 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Open your hearts and minds to some fowl facts and fun! Learn about gizzards and bird calls and discover your new feathery heart throb of Wisconsin. Continue reading

Home School (Age 5-8): Phenology Through Photography Part I

Home School (Age 5-8): Phenology Through Photography Part I

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

What is phenology? Phenology is the study of changes over time and is happening all around us! Even though the ground is still covered by snow and the birds are still enjoying warm, sunny Florida weather, there is still a lot happening in the winter time! Continue reading

Home School (Age 9-14): Phenology Through Photography Part I

Home School (Age 9-14): Phenology Through Photography Part I

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

What is phenology? Phenology is the study of changes over time and is happening all around us! Even though the ground is still covered by snow and the birds are still enjoying warm, sunny Florida weather, there is still a lot happening in the winter time! Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Love Birds (Tuesday PM)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Love Birds (Tuesday PM)

February 7 @ 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Open your hearts and minds to some fowl facts and fun! Learn about gizzards and bird calls and discover your new feathery heart throb of Wisconsin. Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Love Birds (Wednesday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Love Birds (Wednesday)

February 8 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Open your hearts and minds to some fowl facts and fun! Learn about gizzards and bird calls and discover your new feathery heart throb of Wisconsin. Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Love Birds (Friday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Love Birds (Friday)

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

Open your hearts and minds to some fowl facts and fun! Learn about gizzards and bird calls and discover your new feathery heart throb of Wisconsin. Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

Public Program: Candlelit Snowshoe Hike

Public Program: Candlelit Snowshoe Hike

February 11 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Aldo Leopold Nature Center, City of Monona, and City of Madison are teaming up for a candlelight evening snowshoe through the trails at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Woodland Park and Edna Taylor Conservation Park. After snowshoeing, warm up by a roaring fire with a cup of hot chocolate or check out the ALNC’s Climate Education Center and Nature Nook exhibits. Continue reading

Brainiac Bowl 2017

Brainiac Bowl 2017

February 11 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Individual/$125; Table of Eight/$1000 The Brink Lounge 701 E. Washington Ave. Madison, WI For registration and more info please contact Kelley Van Egeren at 608-216-9373 or kelley@naturenet.com. CALLING ALL HISTORY BUFFS, SCIENCE GEEKS & ENVIRONMENTAL EINSTEINS! The Brainiac Bowl is a lively science, … Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: You Otter Believe It (Tuesday AM)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: You Otter Believe It (Tuesday AM)

February 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

River otters will fill you with glee. Why? Because these playful creatures play and slide all year round . So whisk-er yourself on over. It will be otter this world! Continue reading

Home School (Age 9-14): Snow Birds

Home School (Age 9-14): Snow Birds

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Not all birds migrate south for the winter time! Some of them brave Wisconsin’s cold, snowy winter and are still able to find food! We will walk through the habitats of the nature center in search of these brave birds. Continue reading

Home School (Age 5-8): Snow Birds

Home School (Age 5-8): Snow Birds

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Not all birds migrate south for the winter time! Some of them brave Wisconsin’s cold, snowy winter and are still able to find food! We will walk through the habitats of the nature center in search of these brave birds. Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: You Otter Believe It (Tuesday PM)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: You Otter Believe It (Tuesday PM)

February 14 @ 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

River otters will fill you with glee. Why? Because these playful creatures play and slide all year round . So whisk-er yourself on over. It will be otter this world! Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: You Otter Believe It (Wednesday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: You Otter Believe It (Wednesday)

February 15 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

River otters will fill you with glee. Why? Because these playful creatures play and slide all year round . So whisk-er yourself on over. It will be otter this world! Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: You Otter Believe It (Friday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: You Otter Believe It (Friday)

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

River otters will fill you with glee. Why? Because these playful creatures play and slide all year round . So whisk-er yourself on over. It will be otter this world! Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

Girl Scout Program: Snowshoeing (All ages)

Girl Scout Program: Snowshoeing (All ages)

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

It’s snowing! Winter is full of so many opportunities to play in the snow, from snow angels to snowmen and snow forts; winter provides us with great activities outside! Join us for an activity that allows us to experience all of winter’s beauty: snowshoeing. Continue reading

Girl Scout Program: Snowshoeing (All ages)

Girl Scout Program: Snowshoeing (All ages)

February 18 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

It’s snowing! Winter is full of so many opportunities to play in the snow, from snow angels to snowmen and snow forts; winter provides us with great activities outside! Join us for an activity that allows us to experience all of winter’s beauty: snowshoeing. Continue reading

Family Public Program: Owl You Need is Love… and Birds!

Family Public Program: Owl You Need is Love… and Birds!

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bring your family and loved ones to a fun-filled afternoon to celebrate Wisconsin’s true winter romantics…the owls! Owls court through the cold, dark winter evenings and by Valentine’s Day, they are often sitting on a nest of eggs! In this celebration of owls, we’ll learn how to recognize different owl calls, Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Whoo Whoo? It’s You! (Tuesday AM)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Whoo Whoo? It’s You! (Tuesday AM)

February 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Whoo is this lesson all about? Owls! Whoo is coming? You! Discover owl habits, pellets and lore. Join us for a hooting good time filled with songs and games and whoo knows what else. Continue reading

Home School (Age 5-8): What Lies Underneath

Home School (Age 5-8): What Lies Underneath

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Winter is a time when animals like to burrow underground and sleep, or hibernate, for the winter months. We will dig up some facts about burrowing animals and why they choose to make burrows. Continue reading

Home School (Age 9-14): What Lies Underneath

Home School (Age 9-14): What Lies Underneath

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Winter is a time when animals like to burrow underground and sleep, or hibernate, for the winter months. We will dig up some facts about burrowing animals and why they choose to make burrows. Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Whoo Whoo? It’s You! (Tuesday PM)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Whoo Whoo? It’s You! (Tuesday PM)

February 21 @ 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Whoo is this lesson all about? Owls! Whoo is coming? You! Discover owl habits, pellets and lore. Join us for a hooting good time filled with songs and games and whoo knows what else. Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Whoo Whoo? It’s You! (Wednesday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Whoo Whoo? It’s You! (Wednesday)

February 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Whoo is this lesson all about? Owls! Whoo is coming? You! Discover owl habits, pellets and lore. Join us for a hooting good time filled with songs and games and whoo knows what else. Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Whoo Whoo? It’s You! (Friday)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Whoo Whoo? It’s You! (Friday)

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

Whoo is this lesson all about? Owls! Whoo is coming? You! Discover owl habits, pellets and lore. Join us for a hooting good time filled with songs and games and whoo knows what else. Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

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February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February in the Exhibits: Stars & Skies

February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm

 View the stars and night sky from above and below at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center this month! Practice your stargazing and experience life as a virtual astronaut, exploring our planet and the worlds beyond – navigate your way through astronomical … Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Fox Trot (Tuesday AM)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Fox Trot (Tuesday AM)

February 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, but around here it’s the fox you have to look out for. Join us for a fascinating foxy adventure! Continue reading

Home School (Age 9-14): May the Source Be With You

Home School (Age 9-14): May the Source Be With You

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The sun is the source of all energy on earth and makes life here possible. We’ll learn all about the benefits the sun provides as we track the movement of the sun with a shadow plot, hold an ice race, and take temperatures throughout the Nature Center’s habitats. Continue reading

Home School (Age 5-8): May the Source Be With You

Home School (Age 5-8): May the Source Be With You

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The sun is the source of all energy on earth and makes life here possible. We’ll learn all about the benefits the sun provides as we track the movement of the sun with a shadow plot, hold an ice race, and take temperatures throughout the Nature Center’s habitats. Continue reading

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Fox Trot (Tuesday PM)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Fox Trot (Tuesday PM)

February 28 @ 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, but around here it’s the fox you have to look out for. Join us for a fascinating foxy adventure! Continue reading

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