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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 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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June 2018
Thursday, June 21, 2018  |  ,

Based on Aldo Leopold's own teaching method, "observe, participate, reflect," this two-day program prepares participants to connect wider audiences to Leopold's land ethic. The workshop starts by helping participants to deepen their own understanding…

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Thursday, June 21, 2018  |  ,

Learn what inspired and precipitated the creation of the US Forest Service, its original mission, and how it birthed a generation of passionate environmental professionals. Author of Gifford Pinchot and the First Foresters, Bibi Gaston, is…

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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
Wednesday, August 8, 2018  |  ,

Are you a formal or informal educator who would like to incorporate Aldo Leopold and the land ethic into your instruction in a hands-on, creative way? Join us to learn how to apply the…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018  |  ,

Based on Aldo Leopold's own teaching method, "observe, participate, reflect," this two-day program prepares participants to connect wider audiences to Leopold's land ethic. The workshop starts by helping participants to deepen their own understanding…

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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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Saturday, September 15, 2018  | 

Mastering the basics of chainsaw safety is essential for woodland owners who want to be more active on their land. This course, certified through the Safety and Woods Worker (SAWW) training program, is part…

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Sunday, September 16, 2018  | 

Mastering the basics of chainsaw safety is essential for woodland owners who want to be more active on their land. This course, certified through the Safety and Woods Worker (SAWW) training program, is the…

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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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Saturday, October 6, 2018  | 

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 womens-only class is a…

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Saturday, October 20, 2018  | 

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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Sunday, October 21, 2018  | 

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

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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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