-South Central Region and Nature Net


Nature Net is a pioneer in regional collaboration and is proud to be a part of the Wisconsin Nature Centers Collaborative. Founded in 1995 by the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Nature Net is a non-for-profit environmental learning network comprised of sixteen area nature centers, museums, gardens, and parks offering experiential, place-based environmental education to the schoolchildren, educators, and families of South Central Wisconsin.

All organizations listed with “leaf” are Nature Net organizations.

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All organizations listed with the WAEE Logo WAEE Colored Logo-Transparent  are WAEE Organizational Members. Member benefits include; discounted registration at the Annual Conference and Winter Workshop, monthly EE newsletter with great information on EE related issues and trainings across the state, and invitation to the annual Achievement Awards ceremony. An organizational membership last for one year and includes up to two staff members. To learn more or become an organizational member check out the membership page or contact WAEE at waee@uwsp.edu.

 Aldo Leopold Foundation ALF_Logo_web


 Aldo Leopold Nature CenterALNC-Logo1

NatureNet-Logo-FNL-LeafOnlyBethel Horizons Nature CenterBethel_logo_web


Blue Mound State Park

 Community GroundWorks at Troy Gardens

 Devil’s Lake State Park Nature Center


Durward’s Glen Retreat & Conference Center

 Easter Seals Wisconsin Camps EasterSeals_logo_web


Friendship Center

 Governor Dodge State Park

 International Crane Foundation

MacKenzie Center 

 Mirror Lake State Park

 Olbrich Botanical Gardens

NatureNet-Logo-FNL-LeafOnlyUpham Woods 4-H Environmental Education Center Upham_logoEX_web


 Welty Environmental Center Welty_logo_web


Regional List Download: Nature Net (Madison)
Region Map: Nature Net (Madison) Region
Wisconsin Nature Centers Collaborative: Map