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Guided Shack Tours

Guided, public tours of the Leopold Shack and Farm are offered at 1 pm on Saturdays through October. In addition, weekday tours are offered on Tuesdays – Fridays between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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August 2018

Saturday, August 18, 2018  | 

Can we translate earth voices or invoke the buried layers of ecology and natural history when writing about the natural world? Aldo Leopold wrote, “There is...drama in every bush, if you can see it.”…

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Thursday, August 23, 2018  |  ,

Aldo Leopold Foundation Senior Fellow Stan Temple will explore Leopold’s fascination with natural sounds, introduce the new field of soundscape ecology, and share his detailed recreation of the dawn chorus of birds that Leopold…

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September 2018

Saturday, September 8, 2018  | 

Spend a morning exploring the Leopold-Pine Island Important Bird Area (IBA) with bird expert Mike Mossman and IBA Coordinator Carl Cotter. The IBA a 16,000-acre mosaic of marsh, grassland, floodplain and upland forest, and…

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Saturday, September 8, 2018  | 

Designed for adults 18 and over who are new to hunting, this course provides knowledge, skills, and experience in firearm handling. Participants will begin by reviewing the rules of firearm safety and discussing various…

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October 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018  | 

Explore the connection between conservation and hunting during this special Learn to Hunt course designed for adults who are curious about or new to hunting. For many, including Aldo Leopold, hunting is an extension…

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Saturday, October 27, 2018  |  ,

Celebrate the fall season during an afternoon at the Leopold Center! Take a guided hike through our forests and prairies, visit the historic Leopold Shack, and participate in nature-inspired activities for the whole family.…

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