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Wildlife Ecology student

White River Property Creates Outdoor Classroom

Genevieve and Patrick Bradley Donated Land in 1983

On a parcel of land known as the Maxwell Nature Study Area, a dozen Northland students follow Jon Martin, associate professor of forestry, down a narrow footpath near the winding banks of the White River. These students are in the Sustainable Forest Management course and are using the bequeathed land, located ten miles south of…  Read More

recycled clothing

Outdoor Orientation: Gear Talk

Shop Early, Find the Deals

Outdoor Orientation is coming up in a matter of weeks! So let’s talk gear. While it’s important to be prepared, let’s face it, a lot of outdoor activity gear is really expensive, and it might not be worth it to buy a backpack that may only be used once or twice. OO should be accessible to everyone,…  Read More

Yearbook photo of Don Chase

2019 Alumni Awards Announced

The Northland College Alumni Association Awards Program has announced the 2019 alumni awards plus the addition of one honorary alumnae. Don Chase ‘62, Lifetime Achievement Award This award was created to fit the incredible dedication and persistence of Don Chase. Don has served Northland College for more than sixty years in a variety of roles.…  Read More

Northland College student outside.

Studying Freshwater, Rating Curves

Reane Loiselle of Dousman, Wisconsin, was first introduced to Northland College during a backpacking trip in the Porcupine Mountains in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan her sophomore year of high school. She had been traveling with her family to the north woods already so to find a college in that setting was appealing. She was…  Read More

Hazelnuts being poured into processing machine

Wisconsin, Upper Midwest Look To Crack Into Commercial Hazelnut Production

Researchers Tout Hazelnuts For Economic, Environmental Benefits

Some nuts might be tough to crack, but Ariadna Chediack has the right tools at her disposal. Chediack, an agricultural research assistant with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, pours a container full of hazelnuts into a machine called “the cracker.” The nuts fall through a funnel from above down to a drill Chediack uses to crack…  Read More

Scratchboard of two wolves

TWA Selects Wolf Awareness Poster Art

The Timber Wolf Alliance announced it has selected the work of Diane Versteeg for its 2019 Wolf Awareness Week poster. Versteeg’s work was selected in 2004, as well. Versteeg of Spokane, Washington, has worked as an animal keeper in zoos, wildlife sanctuaries, and animal shelters for more than forty years. She started sketching in her free time in the early…  Read More

Tea-Time with Les Alldritt

Mary Griggs Burke and Japanese Art

Northland College Professor of Religion and Philosophy Les Alldritt will lead a tea-time discussion at Forest Lodge near Cable July 18 at 2-3:30. Hosted by Northland College, Alldritt will be talking about Mary Griggs Burke’s interest in Japanese art, how that influence is expressed at Forest Lodge in the Japanese garden, and about her collection…  Read More

Volleyball Survey

Middle & High School Volleyball skills development. Camp attended:*Ashland, WI: grades 6-8Ashland, WI: grades 9-12Hayward, WI: grades 6-8Hayward, WI: grades 9-12Was the camp fairly priced/affordable?YesNoWhen is the best time of day to hold the camp?MorningAfternoonBoth are OKHow much did you enjoy the camp experience?Rate 1 (low) – 10 (high)10987654321Did the coaches do a good job…  Read More

Kelleys Island Portside Dockers

Kellyes Island, Ohio

Lake Erie’s best kept secret Kelleys Island Kelleys Island is the second-largest of the Lake Erie Islands, an archipelago shared between the United States and Canada. The island is home to award-winning eateries, historic homes which have landed the entire island on the National Register of Historic Places, fun seasonal events and activities, beautiful natural areas,…  Read More