ALNC CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19

All programs and events are canceled until further notice*, but our trails remain free and open to the public daily from dawn until dusk.

*Please note our facility’s date of reopen is based on public health recommendations and other factors.

With information changing rapidly, we thank you for your patience as we determine the right course of action.

Please stay tuned and do not hesitate to contact us with questions at alnc@aldoleopoldnaturecenter.org. Thank you.

Monitoring the Eastern Bluebird

The beautiful Eastern Bluebird is a favorite among birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts alike. It is also an important predator on insects such as grasshoppers, caterpillars and beetles, which can be destructive to crops. It can be found in parks, gardens, hedges, and other areas across Wisconsin. Over the past few decades, the Eastern Bluebird has […]

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Climate Forward: The Wisconsin Academy’s New Climate and Energy Roadmap

Climate change has become an important conversation for the international, national and local communities. Here in Wisconsin, organizations and communities are going beyond conversation and taking positive steps towards solutions that reduce emissions and our reliance on fossil fuels. A recent publication by the Wisconsin Academy, Climate Forward: A New Road Map for Wisconsin’s Climate […]

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MPower Business Champion Program

The Aldo Leopold Nature Center was recently selected to participate in Sustain Dane’s 2014 MPower Business Champion Program, a one year program for businesses and organizations in the Madison area that aim to become more sustainable and reduce their environmental impact, while saving costs. ALNC is part of a cohort with 12 other area businesses. […]

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