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addle Boarding on Lake Superior

Stand Up Paddling Boarding Weekend Workshop

July 12, 6:00 pmJuly 14, 2:00 pm

The protected waters of Lake Namekagon are ideal for learning the basics and developing your skills in stand up paddle (SUP) boarding. Join us for a weekend on the water learning about SUP boards and practicing beginner and intermediate paddling technique, rescues and play. Instruction will be provided for all aspects, including sunrise and sunset…  Read More …  Read More

Tea Talks at Forest Lodge

July 11, 2:00 pm3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

Sip on the best flavors of lifelong learning at Forest Lodge’s Tea Talks: short, intimate sessions diving into the cultural and natural history of Forest Lodge and surrounding area. Tea Talks are held in the boathouse and accompanied with an assortment of tea and sweet treats. Forest Lodge is a unique and historic estate nestled…  Read More …  Read More

Tea Talks at Forest Lodge

July 18, 2:00 pm3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

Sip on the best flavors of lifelong learning at Forest Lodge’s Tea Talks: short, intimate sessions diving into the cultural and natural history of Forest Lodge and surrounding area. Tea Talks are held in the boathouse and accompanied with an assortment of tea and sweet treats. Forest Lodge is a unique and historic estate nestled…  Read More …  Read More

Tea Talks at Forest Lodge

July 25, 2:00 pm3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

Sip on the best flavors of lifelong learning at Forest Lodge’s Tea Talks: short, intimate sessions diving into the cultural and natural history of Forest Lodge and surrounding area. Tea Talks are held in the boathouse and accompanied with an assortment of tea and sweet treats. Forest Lodge is a unique and historic estate nestled…  Read More …  Read More

Sigurd Olson leaning on tree

12 Personal Items of Sigurd Olson

At the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute

On October 21, 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed into law the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act. Sigurd Olson, who attended Northland College from 1916-18, had a lifelong relationship with the Boundary Waters, celebrating his honeymoon there in 1921, guiding numerous trips on its waters, living and raising his family near its borders in Ely, writing…  Read More …  Read More

Forest Lodge Great Hall

Forest Lodge Guide

You will find information to help you prepare and know what to expect. Staff will provide the daily schedule, activities, and updates. But, feel free to relax and explore for your enjoyment.…  Read More

Bird on a barb fence

Ornithologist Susan Haig pioneering voice for birds on the brink

Ornithologist Susan Haig ’79 has spent more than thirty years working on avian species facing the brink of extinction and now she’s taking on one of her biggest challenges—she is leading an international team to develop recommendations for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as part of their efforts to enforce environmental laws in the Kingdom.…  Read More …  Read More

Northland College lifelong learning artists retreat class.

North Woods Art Retreat

September 20, 10:00 amSeptember 22, 3:00 pm

Join professional artists Diana Randolph and Jan Wise for this art retreat nestled among the old-growth trees at Forest Lodge on Lake Namekagon in Cable, Wisconsin.You’ll observe, explore and interpret the pristine lake and forest environment of this unique north woods retreat using various drawing materials. We’ll work outdoors and in the upstairs level of…  Read More …  Read More

wolf walking

Wolf Ecology & Conservation Certification Weekend

August 16, 6:00 pmAugust 18, 2:00 pm

Join Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator Jordyn O’Gara for this wolf ecology volunteer certification course. Learn about wolf ecology, wolf monitoring techniques, and the latest wolf issues from biologists and educators immersed in this field. Time will be spent in the classroom and in the field surveying wolf pack territories. Participants will assist with wolf howling…  Read More …  Read More