Celebrate the spring season, Earth Day and National Environmental Education Week with Nature Net's Earth Day Bouquet of events! Earth Day Bouquet offers families a wide range of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, get involved in their local and natural communities and become motivated to make a difference in the health and sustainability of the environment.
From April 14-29, Nature Net sites throughout South Central Wisconsin will offer free and low- cost nature activities including a Grand Opening Celebration at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, a Star Party at Bethel Horizons and an Open House at the UW Geology Museum. A full listing of events can be found at www.naturenet.com.
Nature Net: the environmental learning network is a not-for-profit consortium of nature and cultural sites united to foster outdoor educational and environmental learning by making it easy, affordable and fun! Spearheaded by the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Nature Net’s goal is to connect schools and families with the wonderful resources in their own communities. (www.naturenet.com).
Participating Nature Net organizations include: Aldo Leopold Foundation, Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Bethel Horizons Nature Center, Cherokee Marsh, Community GroundWorks, Dane County Parks, Henry Vilas Zoo, International Crane Foundation, MacKenzie Environmental Center, Madison Children's Museum, Madison Parks, Olbrich Botanical Gardens, UW Arboretum and UW Geology Museum.