Become A Member

Interested in receiving great benefits while showing your support for the Aldo Leopold Nature Center? Become a member today and enjoy the many advantages of membership throughout the entire year. Already joined? Renew your membership today!

The following benefits are included with all $50+ Membership Levels:

  • A beautiful prairie right in your backyard!
  • Seeing children become stewards of the land for the future!benefits 2
  • Creating a sense of community!
  • Enjoying a snowshoe hike on a beautiful trail!
  • Watching a two year old get excited about catching a frog in the pond!
  • Increasing local property values!
  • Giving back to the environment by creating a new generation of conservationists!
  • 10% discount and advance registration on family programs, events,
    birthday parties and more!
  • Free rental of our year-round Family Trailside Backpack Program!
  • 10% discount and advance registration on summer camps!
  • 10% discount on Gift Shop purchases!

A tax-deductible contribution (less the fair market value of any discounts received)

$ 50     Family: Standard benefits above for entire immediate family

$100    Supporting

$250    Sustaining: Supporting Membership benefits plus

    • A copy of A Sand County Almanac*
    • 10% discount on one facility rental

$500 Benefactor: Sustaining Membership benefits plus

    • A private docent-led tour of the exhibits

$1,000 Nina Leopold Bradley Stewardship Circle: Benefactor Membership benefits plus

  • Invitations to NLBSC events
  • A copy of ALNC’s Aldo Leopold: Learning from the Land DVD!

ALNC Family Access Memberships: Family Access memberships are available at reduced rates, to families receiving support from public assistance programs. Family Access memberships start at $10 a year and are generously subsidized through grants and donations. Families able to pay a little more will allow us to serve more in need. Family Access memberships are available at the Nature Center’s front desk, or by mailing a completed Family Access Membership Registration Form with payment and proof of public assistance from one of the programs listed below.

• WIC     • Head Start     • Free or reduced school lunch     • Birth to 3     • SSDI
• Fostercare     • Big Brothers/Big Sisters     • Unemployment Insurance     • IEP
• Quest/Foodshare

$37.50      Monona Resident Family Membership: Standard family benefits as noted above.

Individual, Student, and Senior Memberships** are also available for purchase.

**Summer camp discounts do not apply to these memberships.