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

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

Public Lecture: Forests and Humans

In celebration of ALNC’s Forestry month, and to kick off the University of Wisconsin’s Forests and Humans Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), join us for a “Forests and Humans” public lecture from Dr. Catherine Woodward, including a tree identification walk through the ALNC grounds. This public lecture on Wednesday, September 23 from 6:00-7:00 PM at the […]

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Public Lecture – No Going Back: Ethics and Institutions for the Anthropocene

Join the Aldo Leopold Nature Center for a free public lecture by Paul Robbins, Professor and Director, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin, in which he explores the ethics and institutions of our current planetary era. The world has entered a new condition, which many call the “Anthropocene,” a period of transformed Earth […]

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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