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 – […]
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: […]
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 […]
April – Earth Month
Celebrate Earth Day and all things green and growing this month at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center! Spring is full of new life and a great time to celebrate our amazing planet and all of the plants, animals, systems, and cycles that make up the world we call home. Drop in during our public hours, 7 days a […]