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Our facility will be closed Monday, January 16th in honor of Martin Luther King Jr Day.
We plan to reopen on Tuesday, Jan 17th at 9am.

As always, you’re invited to hike our trails, which are open daily from dawn until dusk.

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

Wearing a face mask indoors is optional. Because we are a childcare facility and follow public health protocols, we have limited access to some public offerings and areas of our facility. We appreciate your patience as we work to find a healthy balance of access and safety for our community.

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

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Vacation Day: Clues on Snowshoes

January 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$10 – $55

Walk like a lynx on snowshoes to track rabbits and other prey! We’ll learn how Wisconsin’s mammals adapt to the harsh winter environment as we learn about the true hibernators like the groundhog, deep sleepers such as the chipmunk and those active all winter long, like the fox! Then we’ll strap on snowshoes to search the trails for signs of wildlife wintering in the woods. If no snow is present, we will hike to observe animal signs on foot. All snowshoes will be provided, however if you have snowshoes, you are welcome to bring your own.

Cost: $55/child for full day (9am-4pm)

Please pack a sack lunch. AM and PM snacks provided.

Additional info:
— Vacation Day programming is designed for ages 5-12. Attendees will be split into groups according to age so material may be adjusted accordingly.
— Please send your child with appropriate clothing to spend the majority of the day outdoors and bug spray and/or sunscreen if appropriate.

Extended Day is available from 8-9am and 4-5:30pm at an additional cost.

Register for any Winter Vacation Day programs in December, January and February by clicking the button below.
We are piloting a new registration system for ALNC’s Winter Vacation Day programs. You may be prompted to create an account at CampDoc.com if you have not done so already. If you have comments and suggestions on the new system, we’d love to hear them. Please email us at alncreg@naturenet.com

register here

Details

Date:
January 2, 2018
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$10 – $55
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Venue

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