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.

We have recently updated our mask policy to help keep our visitors, students, their families and our staff safe.

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.

Become A Member

Interested in connecting children to the natural world? Do you want to support children’s environmental education in Dane County?
Become a member today and enjoy the many advantages of membership throughout the entire year.

Already a member?
Thank you! Please consider renewing your membership below.

Please note: In addition to the benefits at each level, membership levels receive the benefits of previous level(s).

Aldo Leopold Nature Center Membership Rates*
Level Benefits Amount Join or Renew Online
Community Membership
  • Preserve a beautiful local prairie ecosystem
  • Support expanded access to ALNC’s nature-based education programming
  • Receive regular updates and e-newsletters to keep you up-to-date on programs and events happening at ALNC
Any Join or renew today!
Family Membership $75 Join or renew today!
Supporting Membership
  • One copy of A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold**
$100 Join or renew today!
Sustaining Membership
  • 10% Discount on one facility rental
$250 Join or renew today!
Benefactor Membership
  • A private docent-led tour of ALNC grounds
$500 Join or renew today!
Nina Leopold Bradley Stewardship Circle
  • Invitation to Cocktails in the Cattails, our exclusive annual appreciation event
$1,000 Join or renew today!

*Membership rates effective January 1, 2020
**Copies of A Sand County Almanac can be picked up from ALNC’s front desk at your convenience. Please contact us directly if you’d like to request that other arrangements be made.

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