Arctic Avalanche

Experience a stunning, virtual trip to the ends of the Earth at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center on Friday, December 13 for their third adult event, Arctic Avalanche! REGISTER HERE! Guests 21+ will enjoy: Multi-media displays and ant/arctic-themed art from local artists of all ages Stunning 360º views of the northern lights in ALNC’s immersion theater […]

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Wild About Weather Month in the Exhibits

Throughout October, we’ll be wild about weather with ongoing programs, special guests, and activities centered on weather phenomena and climate in Wisconsin and around the globe. Hear from meteorology experts, take your own weather measurements, give your own weather forecast, and immerse yourself in our Storms360 Theater. […]

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Wild About Weather Month in the Exhibits

Throughout October, we’ll be wild about weather with ongoing programs, special guests, and activities centered on weather phenomena and climate in Wisconsin and around the globe. Hear from meteorology experts, take your own weather measurements, give your own weather forecast, and immerse yourself in our Storms360 Theater. […]

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Wild About Weather Month in the Exhibits

Throughout October, we’ll be wild about weather with ongoing programs, special guests, and activities centered on weather phenomena and climate in Wisconsin and around the globe. Hear from meteorology experts, take your own weather measurements, give your own weather forecast, and immerse yourself in our Storms360 Theater. […]

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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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Summer Camps (Sprouts)

Spring may have arrived at a snail’s pace this year, but a glance at the calendar reminds us that summer isn’t so very far away! Now is the perfect time to sign up your four year-old for summer camp at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center. We offer a wide range of day camp options that […]

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Metcalfe’s Family Day & Summer Camp Open House

Get into the swing of things this spring at the upcoming Metcalfe’s Family Day & Summer Camp Open House. Snack on healthy treats provided by Metcalfe’s, experience our all-new interactive exhibits, enter the virtual theater, blaze your way down interpreter guided trails, consider the seasons and natural life-cycles at the Phenology Center, and preview naturalist-led […]

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Brainiac Bowl

You’ve sharpened your wits to the point of perfection; now it’s time to let the world know just how much you know about science, history, and popular culture. The best part about it is that the knowledge doesn’t end there. Your participation in the Brainiac Bowl will help to fund the ongoing environmental education programs […]

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