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Podcast: Talking Wolves with Adrian Wydeven

Wisconsin’s Hunting Heritage Adrian Wydeven headed up the wolf recovery program for the DNR for over 20 years.  After retiring, he took a position with the Timber Wolf Alliance with Northland College.  There is probably no one in the state who knows more about these animals, and how they came to be back in Wisconsin.…  Read More …  Read More

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BBC Podcast with Prof Angela Stroud

Angela Stroud, sociologist and author of Good Guys with Guns, is interviewed in this eighteen-minute BBC World Service podcast, The Why Factor, where investigators explore the shift and expansion of guns and why people say they carry them. To listen.…  Read More

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Data Visualizations

Data visualizations Reporting our Data. Here are the current data visualizations produced by the Center for Rural Communities. For more information, contact us. Northwoods Demographics Database Chequamegon Bay Climate Change Database…  Read More

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Northwoods Community Survey

Over two million people live in the mostly rural counties of northern Minnesota, northern Wisconsin, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Despite the many differences found throughout hundreds of rural communities, they all share similar climates, economies, cultures, and histories. Additionally, they are all dealing with the challenges of social and economic changes and ecological…  Read More

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Quality of Life Database

What we measure matters, and measuring quality of life and well-being is essential for understanding rural communities. Our Northwoods Quality of Life (NWQoL) Database brings together a comprehensive list of data on rural, northern communities across the Northwoods of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  Utilizing a variety of original, proprietary data collected…  Read More

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Rural Livelihood Initiatives

Rural communities are at the frontier of ecological and economic transformation, making them sites for sustainable innovation. The northwoods region of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan has an abundance of natural resources and is undergoing major social, economic, and ecological transformations. Despite these changes, rural experiences are often left out of the…  Read More

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The Power of Action

2019 Commencement Address

Have you ever dreamt of a world beyond what we currently know to be possible? Not of a dystopian future where the soil is bare, and the water is spoiled; and not of a utopia where we all live in harmony free from suffering. But have you dreamt of a world where we fully embrace…  Read More

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Northland College Named College of Distinction

Internships, undergraduate research, professional conferences, outdoor orientation, and capstone projects, are among the educational components that have earned Northland College the title, College of Distinction. “Northland College has proven itself to be at the forefront of American higher education with a modern, student-centered approach to teaching,” said Tyson Schritter, the chief operating officer for Colleges…  Read More

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Give a Gift Support the Golf Classic. Your gift to the Golf Classic supports our student athletes. Thank you. Donation Amount* Name* First Last Phone*Email* Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code AfghanistanÅland IslandsAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAnguillaAntarcticaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaArubaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBonaire, Sint Eustatius and SabaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBouvet IslandBrazilBritish Indian Ocean…  Read More