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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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May 2017

May 2017: What’s Growing at ALNC

May 29
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Every day until May 31, 2017

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil.  Visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center during our public hours in May to enjoy our grounds, drop-in self-guided activities, and exhibits, theaters and displays focused on What’s Growing at ALNC. This month, learn about plants and flowers budding and blooming in our prairie and woodlands and look for recent appearances in our vegetable beds, greenhouse, and phenology garden. Go under the soil…

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$9/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: June Bugs (Tuesday AM)

May 30 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

June is here and summer is near! Get ready to cheer and jitter as we learn all about the June bug and its grub. Continue reading

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$9/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: June Bugs (Wednesday)

May 31 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

June is here and summer is near! Get ready to cheer and jitter as we learn all about the June bug and its grub. Continue reading

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June 2017
$9/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: June Bugs (Thursday)

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

June is here and summer is near! Get ready to cheer and jitter as we learn all about the June bug and its grub. Continue reading

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$9/child (ALNC members save 10%)

Wonder Bugs Preschool Program: June Bugs (Friday)

June 2 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

June is here and summer is near! Get ready to cheer and jitter as we learn all about the June bug and its grub. Continue reading

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Land Steward Work Day

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Interested in helping restore and maintain ALNC’s prairie, marsh and woodlands? Join us one Saturday of every month to help control invasives, seed with native plants, get dirty and have some fun! Continue reading

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Free

Bird and Nature Outing at Edna Taylor Conservation Park Area

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for new regularly scheduled (4th Saturday of every month) Bird and 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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