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Guided Shack Tours begin April 21st

Guided, public tours of the Leopold Shack and Farm are offered at 1 pm on Saturdays, beginning April 21st. In addition, weekday tours, Tuesdays – Fridays will start after Memorial Day. Tours are offered through October.

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May 2018
Thursday, May 24, 2018  |  ,

Artist and author Jill Metcoff pairs her photographs from controlled burns with historical commentary, poetic reflections, and her own observations to construct a vibrant narrative of prose and imagery in her new book Firelines. Hear…

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June 2018
Thursday, June 14, 2018  |  ,

Lily Raff McCaulou is a journalist based in Bend, Oregon whose writing has appeared in publications including The New York Times and The Atlantic. Her memoir, Call of the Mild: Learning to Hunt My Own Dinner, chronicles her…

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July 2018
Saturday, July 14, 2018  | 

Just as iconic as the Leopold Shack is the Leopold bench, a design utilized by the Leopold family during their weekends and holidays at the Shack. Join us to build your own Leopold bench…

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Thursday, July 19, 2018  |  ,

Tim Southwick Johnson is an accomplished singer and performer on acoustic guitar, mandolin, tenor guitar, ukulele, and harmonica. His Sand County Songs album draws themes and lyrics from Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac.…

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Saturday, July 28, 2018  | 

"I know a painting to evanescent that it is seldom viewed at all, except by some wandering deer. It is a river who wiled the brush, and it is the same river who, before…

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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  | 

Designed primarily for adults who are new to hunting, this course provides the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience necessary to be a safe and responsible hunter. Participants are encouraged to further explore the rich…

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Saturday, September 8, 2018  | 

Spend a morning exploring the Leopold-Pine Island Important Bird Area (IBA) with bird experts Yoyi Steele and Mike Mossman. The IBA a 16,000-acre mosaic of marsh, grassland, floodplain and upland forest, and farmland straddling…

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October 2018
Friday, October 5, 2018  | 

For many, including Aldo Leopold, hunting is an extension of their ethical relationship with the land and a way they choose to demonstrate their commitment to conservation. Explore the connection between conservation and hunting…

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