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The Leopold Center

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E13701 Levee Road
Baraboo, WI 53913
United States
608-355-0279 www.aldoleopold.org

The Aldo Leopold Foundation headquarters and visitor center facility.

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Guided Tours every Tuesday – Saturday at 1 pm

Guided public tours of the Leopold Shack and Farm are offered Tuesdays through Saturdays at 1:00 pm, Memorial Day weekend through October. Reservations are appreciated for all tours and recommended for Saturday tours.

Self-guided and group tours of the Shack and the Leopold Center are offered year-round during our visiting hours.

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August 2017
Friday, August 25, 2017  |  , ,

Can land management bring back the birds? Hear from the Leopold Foundation’s Carl Cotter, Important Bird Area Coordinator, to learn about how bird species are identified and prioritized for habitat management. See how the…

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Saturday, August 26, 2017  |  ,

Gifts of Mother Earth: Folk Art Workshop Series Learn the process of making traditional deerskin rawhide and transform it into a parfleche container to take home! Award-winning artist Mike Marshall (Sicangu Lakota) from Mission,…

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Saturday, August 26, 2017  |  ,

Explore the Leopold Shack and Farm on a tour led by one of our knowledgeable guides! Hear stories about the incredible land restoration initiated here by Aldo Leopold and his family, visit the inside…

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Thursday, August 31, 2017  |  ,

Aldo Leopold once wrote that “conservation is a slow and laborious unfolding of a new relationship between people and land.” Join our Land Stewardship Staff on this monthly hiking series around the Leopold-Pine-Island Important…

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September 2017
Saturday, September 2, 2017  |  ,

Explore the Leopold Shack and Farm on a tour led by one of our knowledgeable guides! Hear stories about the incredible land restoration initiated here by Aldo Leopold and his family, visit the inside…

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Saturday, September 9, 2017  |  ,

Be inspired by the impressive life of Nina Leopold-Bradley, the eldest daughter of Aldo Leopold, as we celebrate what would have been her 100th birthday in 2017. Hear stories of how her time at…

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Saturday, September 9, 2017  |  ,

Explore the Leopold Shack and Farm on a tour led by one of our knowledgeable guides! Hear stories about the incredible land restoration initiated here by Aldo Leopold and his family, visit the inside…

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Thursday, September 14, 2017  |  , ,

Even from afar, be it distance or time, experience the Upper Midwest’s Driftless Area through a selection of writings curated for the just released book, The Driftless Reader. Co-edited by Curt Meine, Senior Fellow…

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Saturday, September 16, 2017  |  ,

Explore the Leopold Shack and Farm on a tour led by one of our knowledgeable guides! Hear stories about the incredible land restoration initiated here by Aldo Leopold and his family, visit the inside…

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Saturday, September 23, 2017  |  ,

Gifts of Mother Earth: Folk Art Workshop Series In this third and final workshop in the series, learn Native American jewelry making techniques and create your own wearable art! Melanie Tallmadge Sainz (Ho-Chunk) is…

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Saturday, September 23, 2017  |  ,

Explore the Leopold Shack and Farm on a tour led by one of our knowledgeable guides! Hear stories about the incredible land restoration initiated here by Aldo Leopold and his family, visit the inside…

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Saturday, September 30, 2017  |  ,

Explore the Leopold Shack and Farm on a tour led by one of our knowledgeable guides! Hear stories about the incredible land restoration initiated here by Aldo Leopold and his family, visit the inside…

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October 2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017  |  ,

This course is certified through the Safety and Woods Worker (SAWW) training program and part of a four-level series designed to increase the safety and efficiency of chainsaw use. This women only class is…

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Saturday, October 7, 2017  |  ,

Explore the Leopold Shack and Farm on a tour led by one of our knowledgeable guides! Hear stories about the incredible land restoration initiated here by Aldo Leopold and his family, visit the inside…

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Friday, October 13, 2017  |  , ,

Although trained as a scientist, Aldo Leopold understood the power of good storytelling. Many of Leopold's most cherished essays, including “Good Oak” and "Marshland Elegy," are conveyed through the lens of history. As a…

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Saturday, October 14, 2017  |  ,

Did you know hunting can be done with the only harvest being by camera, pen and notebook, or simply one’s memory? One can hunt without a weapon and without taking an animal's life. This…

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Saturday, October 14, 2017  |  ,

Aldo Leopold’s most influential piece of writing was A Sand County Almanac. Come and explore the Leopold Shack and Farm and read essays in the places from which they were inspired including; "Come High…

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Saturday, October 14, 2017  |  ,

Explore the Leopold Shack and Farm on a tour led by one of our knowledgeable guides! Hear stories about the incredible land restoration initiated here by Aldo Leopold and his family, visit the inside…

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Saturday, October 21, 2017  |  ,

This course is certified through the Safety and Woods Worker (SAWW) training program and part of a four-level series designed to increase the safety and efficiency of chainsaw use. The hands-on training and close…

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Saturday, October 21, 2017  |  ,

Explore the Leopold Shack and Farm on a tour led by one of our knowledgeable guides! Hear stories about the incredible land restoration initiated here by Aldo Leopold and his family, visit the inside…

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Sunday, October 22, 2017  |  ,

This Chainsaw Safety Level 2 course is certified through the Safety and Woods Worker (SAWW) training program and part of a four-level series designed to increase the safety and efficiency of chainsaw use. The…

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Saturday, October 28, 2017  |  ,

Art Day is fun for the whole family! Discover new art, see demonstrations, talk with artists, and even start holiday shopping a little early. Each year, regional artists and artisans whose work is inspired by…

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November 2017
Friday, November 3, 2017  |  ,

Discover why Leopold found sandhill cranes so majestic - learn about their biology and history from renowned bird expert Dr. Stanley Temple, then see them up close in Leopold Country! For weeks before they…

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017  |  ,

Learn about the sandhill cranes' staging phenomenon in an informal, family-friendly setting led by our education and land stewardship fellows. For weeks before they take flight to migrate south, sandhill cranes gather in mass,…

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Friday, November 10, 2017  |  ,

Discover why Leopold found sandhill cranes so majestic - learn about their biology and history from renowned bird expert Dr. Stanley Temple, then see them up close in Leopold Country! For weeks before they…

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Saturday, November 11, 2017  |  ,

Discover why Leopold found sandhill cranes so majestic - learn about their biology and history from renowned bird expert Dr. Stanley Temple, then see them up close in Leopold Country! For weeks before they…

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017  |  ,

Learn about the sandhill cranes' staging phenomenon in an informal, family-friendly setting led by our education and land stewardship fellows. For weeks before they take flight to migrate south, sandhill cranes gather in mass,…

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Friday, November 17, 2017  |  ,

Discover why Leopold found sandhill cranes so majestic - learn about their biology and history from renowned bird expert Dr. Stanley Temple, then see them up close in Leopold Country! For weeks before they…

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December 2017
Saturday, December 2, 2017  |  ,

Discover why Leopold found sandhill cranes so majestic - learn about their biology and history from renowned bird expert Dr. Stanley Temple, then see them up close in Leopold Country! For weeks before they…

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Friday, December 8, 2017  |  ,

Discover why Leopold found sandhill cranes so majestic - learn about their biology and history from renowned bird expert Dr. Stanley Temple, then see them up close in Leopold Country! For weeks before they…

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Saturday, December 9, 2017  |  ,

Discover why Leopold found sandhill cranes so majestic - learn about their biology and history from renowned bird expert Dr. Stanley Temple, then see them up close in Leopold Country! For weeks before they…

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