Due to the extreme cold and COVID precautions,
the Wonder Bugs program is cancelled Wednesday, Jan. 26th.


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 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.

Monthly Giving

Show your support for environmental education and pave the way for a sustainable future by giving a monthly gift. Your automatic monthly gift can help provide the sustained resources needed to prepare today’s children to become tomorrow’s sustainable leaders.

Make a Donation

Monthly giving is the easiest and most efficient way to support the Aldo Leopold Nature Center.

  • You are in total control. You can easily start, change or stop your gift at any time.
  • You’ll receive less mail because we don’t need to send you reminders — which means more of your gift goes directly to support educational programs.
  • You’ll receive uninterrupted membership benefits, ensuring you never miss any benefits like reduced admissions to scheduled programs and paid events.

You can make your donation to ALNC in monthly installments via a credit card or Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). EFT enables you to have a pre-determined amount transferred monthly from your checking account.

To set up your monthly gift, contact Kelley at 608-216-9373 or

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