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April 2017
$10/child (members save 10%)

Home School (Age 5-8): Green Thumbs

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Spring is a time for new growth, and what better way to promote that new growth than by planting the garden at ALNC! We will put on our work gloves, fill our watering cans and head out to the greenhouse and garden to start new plants. Continue reading

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Home School (Age 9-14): Green Thumbs

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Spring is a time for new growth, and what better way to promote that new growth than by planting the garden at ALNC! We will put on our work gloves, fill our watering cans and head out to the greenhouse and garden to start new plants. Continue reading

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$10/child (members save 10%)

Home School (Age 9-14): Great Eggspectations

April 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Legend has it that every spring a rabbit would visit children’s homes during the night and leave a woven nest with an egg in it as a sign that spring had arrived. Join us to hear this wonderful story and create your own spring nest just as the animals do by using materials from the land. Continue reading

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$10/child (members save 10%)

Home School (Age 5-8): Great Eggspectations

April 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
+ Google Map

Legend has it that every spring a rabbit would visit children’s homes during the night and leave a woven nest with an egg in it as a sign that spring had arrived. Join us to hear this wonderful story and create your own spring nest just as the animals do by using materials from the land. Continue reading

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$10/child (members save 10%)

Home School (Age 5-8): Earth Day Celebration!

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Earth Day was a day started by Wisconsin native, Gaylord Nelson, with the goal of taking care of our Earth through eco-friendly activities. We will honor what he started by helping to foster a healthy environment. Continue reading

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Home School (Age 9-14): Earth Day Celebration!

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Earth Day was a day started by Wisconsin native, Gaylord Nelson, with the goal of taking care of our Earth through eco-friendly activities. We will honor what he started by helping to foster a healthy environment. Continue reading

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$10/child (members save 10%)

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

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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The land has sure changed since the middle of winter time! The birds have come back from migration, the plants are blooming and the winter coats have been put away. We will record phenological observations and then use cameras and other technology to track and compare these observations with others, Continue reading

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

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
+ Google Map

The land has sure changed since the middle of winter time! The birds have come back from migration, the plants are blooming and the winter coats have been put away. We will record phenological observations and then use cameras and other technology to track and compare these observations with others, Continue reading

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May 2017
$10/child (members save 10%)

Home School (Age 5-8): Woodland Park Discovery Day

May 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Across from the Nature Center driveway is the City of Monona’s Woodland Park. We’ll explore this wonderful, wooded area for newly emerging spring wildflowers and mushrooms! Continue reading

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Home School (Age 9-14): Woodland Park Discovery Day

May 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Across from the Nature Center driveway is the City of Monona’s Woodland Park. We’ll explore this wonderful, wooded area for newly emerging spring wildflowers and mushrooms! Continue reading

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$10/child (members save 10%)

Home School (Age 9-14): Communities

May 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Aldo Leopold wrote: “When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.” What things do you view as part of your community? Plants? Animals? People? Businesses? During this program, we define, compare and contrast different types of communities and explore the different natural communities found at the Nature Center. Continue reading

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Home School (Age 5-8): Communities

May 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
+ Google Map

Aldo Leopold wrote: “When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.” What things do you view as part of your community? Plants? Animals? People? Businesses? During this program, we define, compare and contrast different types of communities and explore the different natural communities found at the Nature Center. Continue reading

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Home School (Age 5-8): Wetland Romp

May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Put on your muckin’ shoes to explore the mysterious inhabitants of wetlands! Wetlands provide a unique home to specialized plants and animals, and help people too! We’ll search the skies with binoculars for Baltimore oriole nests and scan logs for signs of turtles. Continue reading

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$10/child (members save 10%)

Home School (Age 9-14): Wetland Romp

May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
+ Google Map

Put on your muckin’ shoes to explore the mysterious inhabitants of wetlands! Wetlands provide a unique home to specialized plants and animals, and help people too! We’ll search the skies with binoculars for Baltimore oriole nests and scan logs for signs of turtles. Continue reading

Find out more »
$10/child (members save 10%)

Home School (Age 9-14): Nature Journaling

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
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Now is a great time to reflect on all of the activities we did during the winter and spring! You will get to make your very own nature journal to take home with you and record in throughout the summer time. We will make our first entries into our journal as we venture along the trails of the nature center and enjoy the outdoors. Continue reading

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$10/child (members save 10%)

Home School (Age 5-8): Nature Journaling

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus,
330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
+ Google Map

Now is a great time to reflect on all of the activities we did during the winter and spring! You will get to make your very own nature journal to take home with you and record in throughout the summer time. We will make our first entries into our journal as we venture along the trails of the nature center and enjoy the outdoors. Continue reading

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