The Leopold Event Almanac

The Leopold Event Almanac includes Leopold-focused events in communities all over the country, including Aldo Leopold Weekend Events, Green Fire film screenings, Leopold Education Project workshops, events at the Leopold Center in Baraboo, and more.

What happens at the events you'll find in the Leopold Almanac? Readings from A Sand County Almanac. Film screenings and discussions. Leopold bench building workshops. Hikes and service projects. Educator workshops. In short, lots of great things! If you are planning an event that brings people together to celebrate Leopold's ideas and inspire a new commitment to the land ethic in your community, please add it to our Almanac.  Need ideas for your event? Check out our event planner .

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Leopold Education Project Workshop
October 10, 2016 10:00 am in Rochester, VT
Sandy's Books & Bakery
The Leopold Education Project (LEP) is an innovative, interdisciplinary conservation and environmental education curriculum based on the essays in A Sand County Almanac. Originally created by a Wisconsin high school science teacher, LEP uses Leopold's writings as a springboard for engaging students in natural science curriculum. The nonprofit conservation group Pheasants Forever adopted the curriculum in the early '90s, and LEP became the environmental education arm of the organization. Using their ties with chapter groups across the country, Pheasants Forever organized a robust network of state coordinators and facilitators that could bring the curriculum to teachers nationwide. Over the last twenty years, more than 15,000 educators have attended a LEP workshop! More recently, the original curriculum was expanded to include new activities, incorporate new technologies such as GPS, and facilitate teaching in non-formal educational settings, like nature centers and zoos.
Sandy's Books & Bakery
30 North Main Street
Rochester, VT 05767
Leopold Education Project Workshop
December 7, 2016 9:00 am to 3:30 pm in Glen Arm, MD
Rose of Sharon Equestrian School
Outdoor educators, park naturalists, environmental science and ag teachers will enjoy this LEP workshop for educators as we gather at Rose of Sharon Equestrian School in Glen Arm, Maryland, Wednesday, December 7, 9am - 3pm. Participants will learn about the literature-based, hands-on middle through high school LEP curriculum model based on A Sand County Almanac and the work of Aldo Leopold. Conservation history, nature observation, data collection, phenology, and so much more! Participants receive a copy of A Sand County Almanac and a curriculum guide for the classroom! Bring your lunch, a notebook, and dress for the weather!
Rose of Sharon Equestrian School
5630 Sharon Drive
Glen Arm, MD 21057
Leopold Education Project Workshop
December 10, 2016 10:00 am in Rochester, VT
Sandy's Books & Bakery
The Leopold Education Project (LEP) is an innovative, interdisciplinary conservation and environmental education curriculum based on the essays in A Sand County Almanac. Originally created by a Wisconsin high school science teacher, LEP uses Leopold's writings as a springboard for engaging students in natural science curriculum. The nonprofit conservation group Pheasants Forever adopted the curriculum in the early '90s, and LEP became the environmental education arm of the organization. Using their ties with chapter groups across the country, Pheasants Forever organized a robust network of state coordinators and facilitators that could bring the curriculum to teachers nationwide. Over the last twenty years, more than 15,000 educators have attended a LEP workshop! More recently, the original curriculum was expanded to include new activities, incorporate new technologies such as GPS, and facilitate teaching in non-formal educational settings, like nature centers and zoos.
Sandy's Books & Bakery
30 North Main Street
Rochester, VT 05767