Our facility will be closed on Thursday, July 4th, and Friday, July 5th in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.
Our building will reopen to the public at 10am on Saturday, July 6th.

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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Sun Gazing / Observación del Sol

December 12, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Craving a little sunshine on these dark, cold days? Join us this December to celebrate our Sun, the solstice, and all things solar all month long, including this special public program on Saturday, December 12:

Sun Gazing at Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Saturday, December 12 at 11:00 am

Come to ALNC and take a look at the Sun with a special telescope! Learn about sunspots and solar flares. Connect the power of our star, the one we orbit around, with the landscape around us.

This is a bilingual English/Spanish activity conducted by PolarTREC teacher Juan Botella with support from UW Space Place and the Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center (WIPAC) through “El Universo es Tuyo” (The Universe Is Yours).

This program is free with regular admission to ALNC’s exhibit areas from 10am-2pm ($4 for ages 18+, $3 for children 3+, seniors, students and military personnel; free for ALNC members)

Observación del Sol en el Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Sábado 12 de Diciembre a las 11:00 am

¡Ven al ALNC y mira el Sol con un telescopio! Descubre qué son las manchas solares y las erupciones solares. Conecta la potencia de nuestra estrella, alrededor de la cual orbitamos, con el paisaje a nuestro alrededor. Actividad bilingüe Inglés/Español conducida por el profesor PolarTREC Juan Botella con apoyo del UW Space Place y el Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center (WIPAC). Esta actividad es parte del proyecto “El Universo es Tuyo”.

Este programa es gratuito con la entrada regular a los espacios de exhibición del ALNC de 10 am a 2pm. ($4 para mayors de 18 años, $3 para niños mayores de 3 años, jubilados, estudiantes y persuni_es_tuyoonal militar; gratis para los miembros del ALNC)










December 12, 2015
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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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