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

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

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Nature Journaling

March 9, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Saturdays and Sundays in March 2014
$3 – $4

What kinds of plants and animals live in your backyard? How does nature change over the seasons, and how are these seasons changing over time? How did Aldo Leopold and his family use journals to study their world? Learn how keeping records can improve your relationship with nature and provide a unique perspective on our planet’s systems and cycles.

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This month, you and your family can have fun with phenology – explore a variety of nature records and techniques, practice on our grounds, and find the journaling style that works for you. Learn how to get started, enjoy hands-on journaling activities, check out displays and nature photography, and more!

Be sure to check out our gift shop to purchase your own beautiful nature journal, a copy of Leopold’s famed work, Sand County Almanac, and other nature-themed crafts and gifts!


March 9, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$3 – $4


Aldo Leopold Nature Center | Monona Campus
330 Femrite Drive
Monona, 53716 United States
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(608) 221-0404

Aldo Leopold Nature Center