ALNC’S FACILITY REMAINS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Even though our building is closed*, our trails are free and open to the public daily from dawn until dusk.
We invite you to come out and enjoy the Wonders of Nature…it’s good for the mind, body and soul.

Please stay tuned for more information and do not hesitate to contact us with questions at alnc@aldoleopoldnaturecenter.org.

*Please note our facility’s date of reopen to the public is based on public health recommendations and other factors.

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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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 m […]

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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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Plant Power Month

Unleash the power of plants! This month, learn about global energy crops, cuting-edge biofuel research here in Wisconsin, and how these renewable living energy sources are part of the climate solution. Special programs and activities include: Exciting films throughout the exhibits including Cellulosic Ethanol, an animated film from the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center;  Innovation […]

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Running Wild on the Summer Solstice

From time immemorial, the summer solstice has been celebrated by people and cultures across the globe. The ancients depended on the yearly pattern of day-light hours to set their calendars and determine the best time to plant and harvest crops. The summer solstice, which typically falls on June 21st, is the longest day of the […]

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Early Summer Fishin’

Summer fishing is cherished as an important seasonal hobby by both the young and old. When you get down to it, it’s more than just recreation, it’s practically a right of passage. The culture that surrounds fishing is as deep as the depths that have ever been plumbed by hook, line, and sinker. Happily, the […]

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