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2017 Alumni Awards Announced

The Northland College Alumni Association Awards Program is proud to announce the alumni and friends of the College who have made significant professional and/or personal accomplishments in a number of categories. Ori-Anne Pagel ’69, Distinguished Service Award A lifetime of love for the arts and history fuel Ori-Anne’s passion for…

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Wisconsin’s Disappearing Forest

Prof Sarah Johnson researches the botanical realities of deer browse

I’m standing in a northern Wisconsin forest with botanist Sarah Johnson, an associate professor of natural resources and biology at Northland College, where I work. She has been checking text messages from her student researchers, who are working on Outer Island—one of the twenty-two Apostle Islands on Lake Superior that…

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Free Speech TV Premieres Moore’s Doc

…and writer with Discovery Channel, National Geographic, PBS, ABC and other national and international media outlets. Moore collaborated with YES! Magazine co-founder and editor-at-large Sarah van Gelder to create this documentary from their footage and reporting from Standing Rock camps gathered in the fall of 2016. They chronicled activists known…

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…please provide a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) to the V.A. School Certifying Official Sarah McDowell or call with questions at 715-682-1255. The V.A. highly recommends that all benefit-eligible students file the FAFSA and apply for financial aid, as benefits generally do not cover the entire cost of…

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Volunteer Carnivore Tracking Training & Refresher

November 5, 9:00 am3:30 pm

This workshop, instructed by Timber Wolf Alliance Chair Adrian Wydeven and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Technician Sarah Boles, teaches the basics of tracking medium-to-large-sized carnivores in Wisconsin, including track identification, gait patterns, and conducting snow track survey. Participants will be provided with a tracker’s notebook. This workshop completes…

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Sarah Johnson Pursues Plants on the Edge and Beyond

Burke Center Recognizes Key Collaborations

Robin Armagost ‘23 Burke Center Recognizes Key Collaborations Dr. Sarah Johnson stood in Spur Lake with waders on, her hand searching below the surface as part of an effort to revive wild rice. She pulled up what looked like a long white monster the size of her arm. “It’s only…

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Monitoring Vegetation in the Apostle Islands

Student-Faculty Research

…the site of a long stretch of singing sand, Assistant Professor of Biology and Natural Resources Sarah Johnson (NC class of 2002) and three students measure elevation, dune health, and juniper statistics like width, height, sex, and mortality. The National Park Service has contracted with Northland College to monitor dune…