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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Green Fire Showing
July 13, 2015 7:00 pm in Clarksville, MD
Claret Hall in the River Hill shopping center
Please join the Village of River Hill Watershed Committee and the natural resource managers at the Middle Patuxent Environmental Area on July 13 at 7 p.m. for a viewing of the film Green Fire and a community discussion about local conservation efforts in Howard County.
Claret Hall in the River Hill shopping center
6020 Daybreak Circle
Clarksville, MD 21029
Leopold Education Project Workshop
July 16, 2015 9:00 am in Grantsburg, WI
Crex Meadows Wildlife Area
Location: Crex Meadows Wildlife Area, Grantsburg, WI

Educator Workshop: Thursday, July 16, 2015 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Facilitator Workshop: Friday, July 17, 2015 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Description: The LEP curriculum, Lessons in Land Ethic, is an innovative, interdisciplinary conservation ethics curriculum targeted for grades 6-12, adaptable to grades 4 and 5, but the workshop is open to anyone interested in learning more about fostering a relationship between our youth and the natural world. The workshop provides valuable lesson plans and techniques that can be used to deepen student’s awareness. The curriculum uses classic environmental literary work, Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac, to reach students with a conservation ethic s message that strives to instill an appreciation for the land community.

Educator Workshop: K-12 educators (science, language arts, math, art, history, etc.), non-formal educators, natural resource professionals, 4-H and scout leaders, conservationist and anyone who wants to educate the next generation about conservation steward-ship and land ethics are encouraged to attend.

Facilitator Workshop: Is for those who would like to train others to use the LEP curriculum. Prerequisite: Attendance at an Educator Workshop.

Details: Space limited to 15 participants. Bring: water bottle, bug spray, closed-toe shoes.

Cost: Educator Workshop Only—$25 Includes materials (copy of A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold; Lessons in a Land Ethic: Teacher’s Guide and Student Activities; LEP Task Cards; and curriculum CD) and lunch.

Facilitator Workshop Only - $25 Includes materials (Facilitator Handbook) and lunch.

Educator and Facilitator Workshop Combo—$50 Includes all materials and lunch.

Contact: Kristi Pupak, Wildlife Conservation Educator at 715-463-2739 or kristina.pupak@wisconsin.gov
Crex Meadows Wildlife Area
Grantsburg, WI
Leopold Education Project Workshop
July 17, 2015 9:00 am in Grantsburg, WI
Crex Meadows Wildlife Area
Location: Crex Meadows Wildlife Area, Grantsburg, WI

Educator Workshop: Thursday, July 16, 2015 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Facilitator Workshop: Friday, July 17, 2015 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Description: The LEP curriculum, Lessons in Land Ethic, is an innovative, interdisciplinary conservation ethics curriculum targeted for grades 6-12, adaptable to grades 4 and 5, but the workshop is open to anyone interested in learning more about fostering a relationship between our youth and the natural world. The workshop provides valuable lesson plans and techniques that can be used to deepen student’s awareness. The curriculum uses classic environmental literary work, Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac, to reach students with a conservation ethic s message that strives to instill an appreciation for the land community.

Educator Workshop: K-12 educators (science, language arts, math, art, history, etc.), non-formal educators, natural resource professionals, 4-H and scout leaders, conservationist and anyone who wants to educate the next generation about conservation steward-ship and land ethics are encouraged to attend.

Facilitator Workshop: Is for those who would like to train others to use the LEP curriculum. Prerequisite: Attendance at an Educator Workshop.

Details: Space limited to 15 participants. Bring: water bottle, bug spray, closed-toe shoes.

Cost: Educator Workshop Only—$25 Includes materials (copy of A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold; Lessons in a Land Ethic: Teacher’s Guide and Student Activities; LEP Task Cards; and curriculum CD) and lunch.

Facilitator Workshop Only - $25 Includes materials (Facilitator Handbook) and lunch.

Educator and Facilitator Workshop Combo—$50 Includes all materials and lunch.

Contact: Kristi Pupak, Wildlife Conservation Educator at 715-463-2739 or kristina.pupak@wisconsin.gov
Crex Meadows Wildlife Area
Grantsburg, WI
Green Fire Showing
July 25, 2015 7:00 pm in Cooper Landing, AK
Cooper Landing Community Hall
We invite you to celebrate wild people and places this summer by attending AmeriCorps’ Wilderness Characters this July in Cooper Landing, Alaska. Wilderness Characters is an educational event that honors and highlights environmental advocates and stewards like Aldo Leopold and Edward Abbey
Cooper Landing Community Hall
18511Bean Creek Road
Cooper Landing, AK 99572
Leopold Education Project Workshop
August 5, 2015 9:00 am in Sylva, NC
Dr. Dan Pittilo Farm
This is a Leopold Education Project (LEP) Educators Workshop, which is innovative, interdisciplinary conservation ethics curriculum targeted for grades 5-12. This workshop will take place on the farm of retired Botany and Biology Professor of Western Carolina University, Dr. Dan Pitillo.
Dr. Dan Pittilo Farm
675 Cane Creek Road
Sylva, NC 28779