The Leopold Event Almanac

The Leopold Event Almanac includes Leopold-focused events in communities all over the country, including Aldo Leopold Weekend Events, Green Fire film screenings, Leopold Education Project workshops, events at the Leopold Center in Baraboo, and more.

What happens at the events you'll find in the Leopold Almanac? Readings from A Sand County Almanac. Film screenings and discussions. Leopold bench building workshops. Hikes and service projects. Educator workshops. In short, lots of great things! If you are planning an event that brings people together to celebrate Leopold's ideas and inspire a new commitment to the land ethic in your community, please add it to our Almanac.  Need ideas for your event? Check out our event planner .

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Almanac Event with Green Fire Screening
January 10, 2015 1:00 pm in Alexandria, VA
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Join the Northern Virginia Conservation Trust for a celebration of legendary conservationist, Aldo Leopold. Hear public figures, students, local conservationists, and community members read excerpts from "A Sand County Almanac" from 1pm to 2:30pm. Then stick around for a showing of Green Fire: Aldo Leopold And A Land Ethic For Our Time at 2:30pm.

Light refreshments will be served.

Would you like to read your favorite excerpt from "A Sand County Almanac" during the read-a-thon? Contact Andrea Reese at areese@nvct.org to sign up!
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
4701 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22304
Green Fire Showing
January 24, 2015 6:00 pm in Greendale, WI
Ferch's Malt Shoppe & Grille
Join us for the Greendale Premiere of Green Fire. Hosted by Ferch's Malt Shoppe and the Greendale Schools' Sustainability and Green Teams. Limited seating so tickets are required. Contact betty@ferchs.com for details.
Ferch's Malt Shoppe & Grille
5636 Broad Street
Greendale, WI 53129
Green Fire Showing
March 6, 2015 1:00 pm in Racine, WI
Siena Retreat Center
Curt Meine--biologist, historian, and writer--will host "Green Fire," followed by an opportunity to network with Racine-area conservation efforts. Siena Retreat Center is located on the shores of Lake Michigan between Chicago and Milwaukee.
Siena Retreat Center
5637 Erie St.
Racine, WI 53402
Green Fire Showing
March 6, 2015 7:00 pm in Racine, WI
Siena Retreat Center
Curt Meine--biologist, historian, and writer--will host a viewing of "Green Fire" at Siena Retreat Center, located on the shores of Lake Michigan between Chicago and Milwaukee.
Siena Retreat Center
5637 Erie St.
Racine, WI 53402
Almanac Event with Green Fire Screening
March 7, 2015 2:00 pm in Romeoville, IL
Isle a la Cache Museum
The first weekend in March marks the annual Aldo Leopold Weekend. This nationwide movement celebrates Aldo Leopold’s ideas and vision of a land ethic. It is an opportunity to connect people to nature and revisit those historic ideals of Leopold. Join us as we take a short hike at Isle a la Cache Preserve and share some favorite quotes from A Sand County Almanac. Afterwards, we will return to the Isle a la Cache Museum for a screening and discussion of Green Fire—Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for our Time. This program begins on uneven, natural terrain, but ends in accessible indoor space.
Isle a la Cache Museum
501 E. 135th St.
Romeoville, IL 60446
Leopold Education Project Workshop
March 18, 2015 6:00 pm in Columbiana, AL
Alabama 4 H Center
There will be a Leopold Education Project before the annual Environmental Education Association of Alabama conference. This training will allow individuals to go back to their home counties and share the Leopold Education Project with local educators. The training will be from 6 pm to 8 pm Wed. evening and from 9 am to 4 pm on Thur. The EEAA conference begins at 5 pm on Thur. evening. Materials for this training have been funded through a grant from Legacy: Partners in Environmental Education. Please contact Anita Salinas for lodging information.
Alabama 4 H Center
Columbiana, AL
Leopold Education Project Workshop
March 19, 2015 10:00 am in Columbiana, AL
EEAA Conference @ Alabama 4-H Center
This workshop is being offered in conjunction with the annual EEAA conference which begins on 3/19/2015. This workshop is being brought to you by EEAA (Environmental Education Association of Alabama) and Legacy: Partners in Environmental Education.
EEAA Conference @ Alabama 4-H Center
894 4-H Road
Columbiana, AL 35051