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.

ALNC will be opening for limited summer camp programs starting July 6th. Access to the building will be restricted to ALNC Staff and Summer Campers.

We thank you for your patience as we determine the right course of action.
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.

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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Family Fun at Rotary’s SummerPalooza!

It was a perfect day for a parade this Saturday in Madison.  Just before noon, floats of every shape, size and color began lining up for the parade around Madison’s Capitol Square to celebrate Rotary Club of Madison’s Annual SummerPalooza Celebration. SummerPalooza was founded last year by Rotary Club of Madison, an Aldo Leopold Nature […]

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