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Happy Anniversary, LoonWatch

THE LAKE WHERE YOU LIVE

…the same. Ted Rulseh, who lives on Birch Lake in Harshaw, is the author of The Lake Where You Live, a blog where readers can learn about the lakes they love—the history, geology, biology, chemistry, physics, magic, charm. By Ted Rulseh, for the Lakeland Times THE LAKE WHERE YOU LIVE…

Snapping turtle

Turtles, Temperature & Sex

…individual turtles. She wanted to know when and how they “express” themselves. For an example, Bieser describes expression as the physical manifestation of those genes such as blue or brown eye color. She looked at turtle eggs incubated at male and female temperatures and looked at what the genes were…

COVID Pledge

…at least 20 seconds. Adequate supplies of soap, hand sanitizer, and disinfectant wipes will be available during program travel, meals, recreation and camp. Physical Distancing The goal of physical distancing is to limit exposure by reducing face-to-face contact and preventing spread among people in a community settings. Face coverings will…

Pebble beach

Complexities of Chequamegon Bay

…the most unique living laboratories for climate change research.” Lehr will be joined by colleagues: Tom Fitz, associate professor of geoscience, Toben Lafrancois, adjunct assistant professor of natural resources and philosophy, and Luke Van Roekel, assistant professor of atmospheric science. These researchers are learning surprising things. One is that the…

Fish Creek flowing into Chequamegon Bay

Researchers Prep region for Climate Change

…Professor of Sustainable Regional Development at Northland College in Ashland. He explained that precipitation estimates for the Bayfield Peninsula developed decades ago are inaccurate because they don’t take into account the unique local weather situation caused by geography and Lake Superior. “As we’ve learned more about how weather patterns set…

Visiting lecturer Brendan Baylor in his studio

Artist takes fresh look at historical clearcut

…He transferred the original image onto thirty-two panels, each measuring one by one foot, to create a woodcut print grid of four by eight panels. The main thing that slowed his work, was human limitation: he could only physically cut about one block a day without risking hand cramps and…

Northland College graduation cap decorated with solar panels

A Future in Solar

Loucks '18 to hold first paid sustainability internship for City of Ashland

…southern Wisconsin. Q. Name a pivotal moment that helped shape your current plan? A. The experience that most shaped my future was taking AP Human Geography as a freshman in high school. This was the class that initially lead me to begin thinking globally about humanity’s problems, and studying population…

World Water Day

Dive In: Freshwater Research Opportunities

…samples from streams, lakes, and wetlands; assessment of aquatic plant communities; assessment and restoration of physical habitat in streams, rivers and lakes and their associated watersheds; data analysis, modeling, and reporting. Laboratory work focuses on the analysis of water quality, sediment, and soil samples in the Applied Research and Environmental…

Exploring Interactions Between Humans and Wildlife

Andrew East `10 Uses Northland Lessons for Science & Teaching

Then: Andrew East graduated in 2010 with a degree in natural resources. For his capstone, he surveyed small mammals to determine the prey availability and dynamics for northern shrikes in Ashland County. Through that project and several others in the natural resources department, he and others explored physiology, behavior, and…

Graphic design student interns in Sweden

Graphic Design on the Job

Swedish Student Returns Home for Internship

…Monday we had a staff meeting over breakfast where new ideas were welcomed to be shared,” he said. “Their philosophy was all about equality and everyone pulling the rope in the same direction.” Bülling also worked on the redesign of the e-commerce website to include an English language version, and…