2019 Pipers in the Prairie Silent Auction

Aldo Leopold Nature Center
September 2019
At Midnight CDT
October 2019
At Midnight CDT
GOAL $5,000.00
36.7% To Goal

About Our Auction

All proceeds from the Pipers in the Prairie Silent Auction will benefit children's environmental educational programs at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center.

Online bidding will end at noon on Saturday, October 5th, 2019.

Bidding will continue LIVE, on-site from 4:30-7:30 pm, at Pipers in the Prairie, the Aldo Leopold Nature Center's celebration of the harvest with delicious food, wonderful music, Irish dance, children’s activities and the awesome Prairie Drama with pipers in the prairie and drummers on the drumlin and a spectacular bonfire.

Please join us at the event. All winners will be announced at the close of the event at 8:00 pm (winners do not need to be present). If you can't attend the event (and no one at the event outbids you) and you are the highest bidder at 7:30 pm, you will be notified of your winning status.

BIDDERS PLEASE NOTE: Gift cards and certificates are set to expire 1 year from the date of this event unless otherwise noted in the product description. Other restrictions may apply. For any questions about specific items please contact Graham Washburn via graham@aldoleopoldnaturecenter.org

About Aldo Leopold Nature Center

The Aldo Leopold Nature Center (ALNC) is proud to be celebrating 25 years of engaging, educating and empowering South Central Wisconsin youth with the numerous benefits of a connection to the natural world. Established in 1994, ALNC is a private not-for-profit organization created to promote environmental education in the region through the operation of an accessible nature center in Monona and the establishment of Nature Net, South Central Wisconsin's Environmental Learning Network. Through experience-rich, hands-on, nature-based programming including school field trips, after-school programs, summer camps, seasonal family programs, scout, vacation day, homeschool and preschool programs, special events and teacher training workshops, ALNC reaches children 2 through 14, their parents, grandparents, teachers and community members. With 20 acres of free hiking trails, open daily from dusk until dawn and connected to Woodland Park in Monona and Edna Taylor Conservation Park in Madison, ALNC has plenty of opportunity for all people to experience the wonder of the natural world. Service populations include more than 60,000 school children, families, teachers and visitors each year across the state of Wisconsin.

Recognizing the need to provide opportunities to connect children with nature throughout their youth, ALNC utilizes its Monona Campus, with its gentle, glaciated patchwork of child-scaled oak savanna, wetlands, prairies and woodlands as the ideal setting for young children to explore the wonders of the natural world. From toddlers to teens and in the spirit of renowned ecologist Aldo Leopold, ALNC teaches students to see the land, to understand what they see and enjoy what they understand.

It is our hope that by teaching the importance of maintaining the symbiotic relationship humans have with the environment and each other, students will make the right environmental choices. We believe that a sustainable future is possible, by working together, to empower the next generation of conservationists.

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Live Event Information

Thank you for bidding on the Pipers in the Prairie online auction. We hope you can join the fun at the live auction on Saturday, October 5th at 4:30 pm at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center in Monona, to bid on items in person. If you can't attend the event but have the highest bid at 7:30 pm you will be contacted after the event to pay for and pick up your item(s). Thank you for your support of children's environmental education programs at ALNC!