Our facility will be closed on Friday, March 22nd for an all-staff meeting.
Our building will reopen to the public at 10am on Saturday, March 23rd.

As always, our grounds and trails featuring self-guided tours are free and open daily from dawn until dusk.

Our facility is open on weekdays from 9am to 4pm and on weekends from 10am to 2pm.

As always, our grounds and trails featuring self-guided tours are free and open daily from dawn until dusk.

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Land Steward Work Day

August 12, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Interested in helping restore and maintain ALNC’s prairie, pond, and woodlands?

Join us the second Saturday of the month, April through October, to help control invasive species, seed with native plants, get dirty, and have some fun! Volunteer work days will focus mainly on land management and other projects as needed. Work days may be cancelled or planned activities modified due to inclement weather.

Pre-registration is not required but strongly encouraged.


August’s projects will likely include…

  • Spreading mulch
  • Spreading grass seed
  • Hauling brush to the burn pile


Examples of Land Steward Work Day projects include:

  • Cutting honeysuckle and other unwanted brush
  • Mulching trails
  • Pulling garlic mustard and other invasive species
  • Transplanting wildflowers
  • Collecting and labeling seeds
  • Picking up litter

Volunteers should meet at 10am outside the West Entry doors, near the Children’s shack, for an orientation. Work days typically take place rain or shine, although they may be modified or cancelled depending on the project and conditions. Basic tools and supplies will be provided. Please bring water bottles and wear work clothes appropriate for the weather. Access to facilities for restrooms and water refills will be available.

These work projects involve physical tasks geared towards older kids and adults. Younger children are welcome to attend/observe at the discretion of their guardian. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Groups of 5 or more should inquire with alnc@aldoleopoldnaturecenter.org to ensure we are able to accommodate your group.

Please contact us at (608) 221-0404 or at alnc@aldoleopoldnaturecenter.org for more information.


August 12, 2023
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Aldo Leopold Nature Center
(608) 221-0404




Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus
330 Femrite Drive
Monona, 53716 United States
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