We invite you out for a hike to explore the magic of the natural world, our trails are free and open daily from dawn until dusk.

We ask that all staff and visitors follow our mask policy to help keep everyone safe and slow the spread of COVID-19.

Please stay tuned 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

Seasonal Internships

Non-Profit Development & Special Event Internship

The Aldo Leopold Nature Center is looking for several current students and recent graduates majoring in Community and Nonprofit Leadership, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, or a related field of study to join our Non-Profit Development and Special Event Management Internship Program! Submit a cover letter and resume to Luthien Niland, Development Associate, at by Sunday, July 18, 2021.

Read the full internship description here.

If you are interested in volunteering, please email our Community Engagement 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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