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Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus

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330 Femrite Drive Monona, 53716 United States
(608) 221-0404

The Monona Campus, with its gentle, glaciated patchwork of oak savanna, wetlands, prairies and woodlands provides a quiet respite from the hustle and bustle of the city life that surrounds it. Here, visitors are invited to explore local flora and fauna on the trails and see how their observations connect to global phenomena through interactive exhibits.

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February 2019
$60/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Vacation Day: 6 More Weeks! (MGSD)

February 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

From woolly bear caterpillars to groundhogs, animals have been used for a long time as predictors of the weather. We will learn about some of these animals and what they predict, along with some of their unique adaptations. Come learn and explore with us during these last weeks of winter! Continue reading

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$10/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Chilly Willy (Tues AM)

February 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Don’t let the absence of polar bears or penguins in Wisconsin leave you frosty. 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! Continue reading

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$10/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Chilly Willy (Tues PM)

February 19 @ 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Don’t let the absence of polar bears or penguins in Wisconsin leave you frosty. 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! Continue reading

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$10/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Chilly Willy (Wed AM)

February 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Don’t let the absence of polar bears or penguins in Wisconsin leave you frosty. 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! Continue reading

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$10/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Chilly Willy (Thurs AM)

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

Don’t let the absence of polar bears or penguins in Wisconsin leave you frosty. 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! Continue reading

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$10/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Chilly Willy (Fri AM)

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

Don’t let the absence of polar bears or penguins in Wisconsin leave you frosty. 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! Continue reading

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Free

Bird & Nature Outing at Edna Taylor Conservation Park

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for regularly scheduled – 4th Saturday of every month – Bird & Nature Outings at Edna Taylor Conservation Park Area! This free, family-friendly nature hike requires no registration and is co-sponsored by Madison FUN Friends of Urban Nature partner groups Madison Parks, Madison Audubon and Aldo Leopold Nature Center. Continue reading

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$10/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Batting a Thousand (Tues AM)

February 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Take me out to the bat game. Take me out to the cave. Buy me some bat homes and places to hang- upside down; I’ll be sporting some fangs. Come knock this topic right out of the park! You won’t care if you ever get back. Go bats! Continue reading

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$10/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Batting a Thousand (Tues PM)

February 26 @ 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Take me out to the bat game. Take me out to the cave. Buy me some bat homes and places to hang- upside down; I’ll be sporting some fangs. Come knock this topic right out of the park! You won’t care if you ever get back. Go bats! Continue reading

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$10/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Batting a Thousand (Wed AM)

February 27 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

Take me out to the bat game. Take me out to the cave. Buy me some bat homes and places to hang- upside down; I’ll be sporting some fangs. Come knock this topic right out of the park! You won’t care if you ever get back. Go bats! Continue reading

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

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Batting a Thousand (Thurs AM)

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

Take me out to the bat game. Take me out to the cave. Buy me some bat homes and places to hang- upside down; I’ll be sporting some fangs. Come knock this topic right out of the park! You won’t care if you ever get back. Go bats! Continue reading

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March 2019
$10/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: Batting a Thousand (Fri AM)

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

Take me out to the bat game. Take me out to the cave. Buy me some bat homes and places to hang- upside down; I’ll be sporting some fangs. Come knock this topic right out of the park! You won’t care if you ever get back. Go bats! Continue reading

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$50

FROM LOCAL TO GLOBAL – SATELLITES, CITIZEN SCIENCE, STEWARDSHIP & YOU!

March 11 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Every day until March 12, 2019

Join the NOAA Planet Stewards Education Project, NOAA’s Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) and the Aldo Leopold Nature Center (ALNC) for a two day workshop highlighting hands-on programming and ideas for integrating climate and STEM resources into your classroom or informal science curriculum. Continue reading

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$50

FROM LOCAL TO GLOBAL – SATELLITES, CITIZEN SCIENCE, STEWARDSHIP & YOU!

March 12 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 12, 2019

Join the NOAA Planet Stewards Education Project, NOAA’s Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) and the Aldo Leopold Nature Center (ALNC) for a two day workshop highlighting hands-on programming and ideas for integrating climate and STEM resources into your classroom or informal science curriculum. Continue reading

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Free

Bird & Nature Outing at Edna Taylor Conservation Park

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for regularly scheduled – 4th Saturday of every month – Bird & Nature Outings at Edna Taylor Conservation Park! This free, family-friendly nature hike requires no registration and is co-sponsored by Madison FUN Friends of Urban Nature partner groups Madison Parks, Madison Audubon and Aldo Leopold Nature Center. Continue reading

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