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.

Adult & Teacher Programs

Bring your group to ALNC for a fun and unforgettable experience! Call us at (608) 221-0404 to find out more and schedule a one-of-a-kind experience for your group!

Adult & Teacher Programs include:


  • Leopold Education Project WorkshopAdult & Teacher Workshops: At the Aldo Leopold Nature Center we offer a wide variety of both adult and teacher workshops.  Some adult workshops we have had in the past ranged from Invasive Species, Chainsaw Safety and Burn School to mixed media art.  Leopold Education Project, Project Learning Tree, Project WILD, Project WET, KEEP (K-12 Energy Education Program), and Global Environmental Change Education are just a few examples of our teacher workshops.
  • REI GroupGroup volunteer projects: Options include team-building programs, prairie restoration work and more!
  • Seasonally Themed Outdoor ActivitiesSeasonally-themed outdoor programs: From animal tracking to learning about Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic, there are lots of exciting outdoor programs for your group to choose from!
  • Land Steward Work DaysLand Steward Work Days: Join us one Saturday a month, March through November, and meet new people, help control invasive species, seed with native plants, get dirty and have fun!

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