ALNC’S FACILITY REMAINS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Even though our building is closed*, our trails are free and open to the public daily from dawn until dusk.
We invite you to come out and enjoy the Wonders of Nature…it’s good for the mind, body and soul.

We have recently updated our mask policy to help keep our visitors, students, their families and our staff safe.

Please stay tuned for more information and do not hesitate to contact us with questions at alnc@aldoleopoldnaturecenter.org.

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

Change is in the air

At the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, we know that truly living our mission and reaching as many children, families, educators, conservationists and community members as possible means expanding access now. In order to better serve our community, we are redesigning our space to increase our impact, improve our programs and better accommodate diverse populations. As […]

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TerraCycle: Expanding Recycling Options at the ALNC

The Aldo Leopold Nature Center naturalists, staff, and interns can now recycle more items than ever before – saving them from ending up in the landfill.  Thanks to a partnership with Winnequah Elementary School’s TerraCycle program, items that are not typically recyclable, such as foil chip bags, juice pouches, cereal bags, pens and markers, will […]

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Thank You to our Spring Badger Volunteers!

Working with Volunteer Land Stewards has always been an important part of Aldo Leopold Nature Center’s programming, enabling us to share land stewardship practices with our community and complete important land restoration work. The Badger Volunteers program through University of Wisconsin Madison’s Morgridge Institute is a perfect fit for ALNC. Every semester, ALNC has a […]

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Stepping back in time with Juliette Kinzie at ALNC’s Vacation Day Program

This spring brought many wonderful programs to the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, and the Spring Vacation Day programs were a special highlight.  Every year during the spring breaks for the Madison area school districts, ALNC holds all-day programs for students ages 5-12, where they explore a range of science and nature topics, observe the spring […]

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