ALNC UPDATES

Our facility will be closed Wednesday through Friday, June 7th, 8th, and 9th,
for staff training and professional development.

As always, you’re invited to hike our trails, which are open daily from dawn until dusk.

Welcome! Our facility is open on weekdays from 9am to 4pm and on weekends from 10am to 2pm.

Wearing a face mask indoors is optional. Because we are a childcare facility and follow public health protocols, we have limited access to some public offerings and areas of our facility. We appreciate your patience as we work to find a healthy balance of access and safety for our community.

As always, our grounds and trails featuring self-guided tours are free and open daily from dawn until dusk.

October 2017: Weather Satellites

From storms to sunshine, heat waves to natural disasters, weather rules our world — and weather satellites help us observe and monitor what’s happening at any moment across Earth’s atmosphere, detecting and observing environmental phenomena that directly affect public safety, health, and property. Throughout October, we’ll be wild about weather and serious about satellites – […]

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September 2017: Forestry

Trees provide timber, food, energy, clean air, habitats, recreation, and resources for humans and animals. This month, learn about Wisconsin’s forests and examine how trees are like living history books, reflecting changes in their physical environment. Play in our tree hollow, practice hands-on tree identification and urban forest monitoring, and check out our Good Oak: […]

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March 2017: Spring into Phenology!

As winter slowly thaws into spring, there are buds, blooms, birds, and other new nature discoveries emerging every day! This month, you and your family can join us as we gear up for seasonal phenology – through observing and recording natural events like melting ice, new hatchings, flowing tree sap, new blossoms, and migratory arrivals. Visit […]

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Public Lecture: Climate Change, Rainfall and Wisconsin Communities

Are you interested in the impacts of climate change and how it will affect present communities and future generations in Wisconsin? Join the Aldo Leopold Nature Center for a free public lecture by David S. Liebl, Statewide Outreach Specialist for UW-Extension and the Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts (WICCI). Throughout the state, communities need […]

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Aldo Leopold Nature Center