October – Phenology and Technology

Fall is such a lovely time of year to pay attention to seasonal changes like migrating birds, colorful leaves, and insects taking their last flights in the cooling days. This month at ALNC, we’d like to encourage you to visit our exhibits and grounds, learn about Earth’s cycles and phenology, and use some fun new […]

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October – Phenology and Technology

Fall is such a lovely time of year to pay attention to seasonal changes like migrating birds, colorful leaves, and insects taking their last flights in the cooling days. This month at ALNC, we’d like to encourage you to visit our exhibits and grounds, learn about Earth’s cycles and phenology, and use some fun new […]

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Color Me Mad

Experience a fusion of music, mad science, art, dance, and glow fun at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center on Friday, September 6 for our second adult event, Color Me Mad, celebrating all things color! […]

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Monona Founder’s Day Celebration at ALNC

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the City of Monona with a very special Founder’s Day Celebration! Listen to live music, shop the craft vendors, feast on tasty foods and participate in a variety of FREE activities for all ages!! Hands-on pioneer activities for all ages Live music from local Irish and Americana band The Black […]

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Running Wild on the Summer Solstice

From time immemorial, the summer solstice has been celebrated by people and cultures across the globe. The ancients depended on the yearly pattern of day-light hours to set their calendars and determine the best time to plant and harvest crops. The summer solstice, which typically falls on June 21st, is the longest day of the […]

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Summer Camps (Sprouts)

Spring may have arrived at a snail’s pace this year, but a glance at the calendar reminds us that summer isn’t so very far away! Now is the perfect time to sign up your four year-old for summer camp at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center. We offer a wide range of day camp options that […]

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Summer Camps (ages 2-16)

Summer camp is a time honored tradition as well as a wonderful opportunity to make friends, have fun, and learn a little something along the way. We at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center are excited to present our all-new 2013 Summer Camps. With 150 different sessions that include full-week, individual, and extended-day options, your child […]

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Wonder Bugs: Chilly Willy

We normally think of nature as thriving most where the flora is thickest. But even in the barren, unbreakable worlds of ice and snow, creatures of all kinds survive. We’ll thaw our imaginations and let the games begin! Learn about the frosty animals of the world in a whole new way. It will be “tundra” of fun! […]

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