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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Early Summer Fishin’

Summer fishing is cherished as an important seasonal hobby by both the young and old. When you get down to it, it’s more than just recreation, it’s practically a right of passage. The culture that surrounds fishing is as deep as the depths that have ever been plumbed by hook, line, and sinker. Happily, the […]

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Metcalfe’s Family Day & Summer Camp Open House

Get into the swing of things this spring at the upcoming Metcalfe’s Family Day & Summer Camp Open House. Snack on healthy treats provided by Metcalfe’s, experience our all-new interactive exhibits, enter the virtual theater, blaze your way down interpreter guided trails, consider the seasons and natural life-cycles at the Phenology Center, and preview naturalist-led […]

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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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