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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August 2017: Geology Rocks!

Calling all rock hounds! Examine rocks, minerals & fossils, study our landscape, and explore awesome geological features of our planet. Visit during our public hours to engage with hands-on exploration stations, experience interactive theaters, explore our grounds, enjoy drop-in self-guided activities, and discover the world beneath our feet. August’s special features and activities (free or included in admission): Nina Leopold Bradley Family […]

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August 2017: Geology Rocks!

Calling all rock hounds! Examine rocks, minerals & fossils, study our landscape, and explore awesome geological features of our planet. Visit during our public hours to engage with hands-on exploration stations, experience interactive theaters, explore our grounds, enjoy drop-in self-guided activities, and discover the world beneath our feet. August’s special features and activities (free or included in admission): Nina Leopold Bradley Family […]

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July 2017: World of Water

Water is life! This month, we are highlighting the wonders of water — how it travels through Earth’s systems and how our local and global watersheds are impacted by weather, climate, and our daily usage. Visit during our public hours to play in our wetland nature nook, enjoy drop-in self-guided activities, explore our pond, view water conservation features throughout […]

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July 2017: World of Water

Water is life! This month, we are highlighting the wonders of water — how it travels through Earth’s systems and how our local and global watersheds are impacted by weather, climate, and our daily usage. Visit during our public hours to play in our wetland nature nook, enjoy drop-in self-guided activities, explore our pond, view water conservation features throughout […]

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June 2017: Feeling Fishy!

Get hooked on this month’s programs at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center!  Visit ALNC during our public hours in June to enjoy our grounds, drop-in self-guided activities, and exhibits, theaters and displays focused on Feeling Fishy! Dive underwater in our virtual pond, drop a line at our indoor fishing station, dip in our pond with a family backpack, learn about local pond […]

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May 2017: What’s Growing at ALNC

This time of year, there are lots of new critters and plants emerging from – and busy underneath – the spring soil.  Visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center during our public hours in May to enjoy our grounds, drop-in self-guided activities, and exhibits, theaters and displays focused on What’s Growing at ALNC. This month, learn about plants and flowers […]

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July 2016 – World of Water

Water is life! This month, we are highlighting the wonders of water, how it travels through Earth’s systems, and how our local and global watersheds are impacted by things like weather, climate, and our daily usage. Visit our wetland nature nook, learn what lives in our pond, view conservation features in our facility and on our grounds, […]

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Geology Rocks!

Calling all rock hounds! This August, learn about geology in our exhibits all month long! Examine rocks, minerals, fossils, and all the other awesome geological features of our planet. Explore maps, identify minerals, and study fossils at hands-on exploration stations. Learn about the movements of Earth’s crust, view real-time earthquakes across the globe, and much […]

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