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.

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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Geology Rocks!

August 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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trilobiteCalling all rock hounds! This month, examine rocks, minerals, fossils, and learn about the landscape and awesome geological features of our planet. Explore our grounds, see the movements of Earth’s crust, and experience the world beneath our feet with our interactive theaters. Identify and categorize at hands-on geology exploration stations, and more!

  • Geology Playlist – Science on a Sphere – Learn about the movements of Earth’s crust, view real-time earthquakes across the globe, and much more with stunning Science on a Sphere animations and visuals.
  • Live from Earth’s Crust! – Kids Climate Cast – Give a report about volcanoes, earthquakes, and other exciting activity around Earth’s crust.
  • Geology Rocks Identification Station – Phenology Center – Can you identify these rocks, minerals, and fossils? Use tools and “wild words” to examine and describe their properties.
  • Dig Under the Soil – Immersion Theater  Experience the soil, insects, microbes, tree roots, and the living, breathing world beneath your feet.

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August 3, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 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