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.

Internship Opportunities

Aldo Leopold Nature Center offers many opportunities for meaningful internships for a semester, summer or longer time frames. Click on the position titles for more information!

Seasonal Internships

There aren’t any internships available at this time. Please check back soon.


If you are interested in volunteering, please email our Visitor Services Manager at

Special Events Management / Non-Profit Development Internship
Now accepting applications.
Throughout the year, ALNC offers a Special Events Management/Non-Profit Development Internship to assist with fundraising and events. For a description of the position, please click here. To be considered for the internship, please send a cover letter, resume and any references to Kelley Van Egeren at

Nature Net Internship
Now accepting applications. 
Nature Net, a project of ALNC, is seeking an intern for Spring 2020 to assist in the operations of this consortium of 20 area nature centers, parks and museums. Interested individuals should fill out this online form (in lieu of a cover letter) and send your resume and 1-3 references to Betsy Parker, Nature Net Director, at More information at

Marketing & Communications Internship
Now accepting applications. 
Help the Aldo Leopold Nature Center promote our engaging programs, the importance of environmental education and the benefits of connecting with nature by joining our team as a Marketing & Communications Intern! The Marketing & Communications Intern will be responsible for promoting programs and events, curating social media content, producing marketing material and more! Click here for more information or contact Cara Erickson, Marketing & Communications Manager, at

Summer Education Internship
Now accepting applications.
ALNC is seeking several interns for Summer 2020 to assist with our Summer educational programs. For more information, click here or contact our Camp Coordinator, at (608) 221-0404 x 1 or by email at

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