After a week and a half away, all classes meet today, Wednesday, February 17th.


However, 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

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

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ALNC Open House

July 13, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center on Sunday, July 13th, for a journey through Wisconsin’s native habitats and to galaxies far away, all from your own back yard!  Join us to welcome our new Executive Director, Monona Mayor Bob Miller, and to celebrate ALNC’s 20th anniversary.

Monona is home to some of Wisconsin’s most beautiful native habitats – the towering oak savannah, the green expanse of prairie, and the wetlands and waterways, teeming with life – and ALNC has maintained each of them as part of our interpretive trail system.  Inside the center, guests can explore interactive exhibits about local and global climate science, and journey through the solar system on our Science on a Sphere!

 If you’re new to ALNC, now is the time to discover the natural wonderland in your own back yard!

If you’re a long-time supporter, stop by to learn about our exciting new programs, exhibits and land restoration projects!

Take advantage of your local green space with special discounts on ALNC Membership!

Join us for the Open House on July 13th to enjoy:

-FREE admission to our interactive indoor exhibits and nature nooks
-family activities, guided nature walks, and exhibit tours
-door prizes, refreshments, and fun
-special discounted ALNC Memberships
-special presentation: “Aldo Leopold Nature Center: 20 Years in the Community”

Thank you to our event partners:

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RSVPs are preferred (click the button below to register), but walk-ins are welcome!  We are grateful to our wonderful community for two decades of continued support, and we look forward to celebrating with you!

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July 13, 2014
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus
330 Femrite Drive
Monona, 53716 United States
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(608) 221-0404

Aldo Leopold Nature Center