Are You a Brainiac?

CALLING ALL HISTORY BUFFS, SCIENCE GEEKS & ENVIRONMENTAL EINSTEINS! The Brainiac Bowl, coming up February 28th this year, is a lively science, history, culture and pop trivia contest in which teams match wits against each other and raise funds for environmental education programs for students of all ages at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center. Although there […]

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Sustainability Update: ALNC’s MPower Program Successes

The Aldo Leopold Nature Center was 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; learn […]

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ALNC Receives Kiwanis Community Service Award

This Monday night, the Kiwanis Club of Downtown Madison held a Celebration of Service Dinner featured special honors for the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, which received a $2,500 Robert and Carroll Heideman Community Service Grant.   This Heideman Community Service Grant in support of our Campfire Fund program, which provides summer camp scholarship for homeless and […]

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ALNC Gears Up for Pipers in the Prairie, October 4th!

One of our favorite ways to celebrate the seasons here at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center is our annual Fall celebration, Pipers in the Prairie.  Volunteers have been onsite in recent weeks to help get ready for this wonderful event, mulching the trails, pruning the hedges, tending our Phenology and Children’s garden, and most importantly, […]

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Youth Programs at Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Looking for something fun to do with your Scout Group? Here at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center we have tons of fun programs for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts that include troop badge work, overnights, and other pre-scheduled programs that will help foster their relationship and appreciation for the outdoors! We have different programs for […]

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