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Pine marten

Carnivore Project Reveals Return of the Marten on Apostle Islands

An Apostle Islands collaborative carnivore diversity and abundance project between the National Park Service, Northland College, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison led to an unexpected surprise: the discovery of American marten on Stockton Island. The American marten is on Wisconsin’s endangered species list and not been sighted in the islands

Northland College student Max Beal was awarded the Parker Matzinger Internship Award

Beal first to receive Parker Matzinger Internship Award

Northland College junior Max Beal is the first recipient of the Parker Matzinger Internships of Impact Award. Beal was awarded $2,000 for a six-week internship managing and conducting camera trap research on terrestrial wildlife in Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula. Parker Matzinger was a 2016 graduate of Northland College who double-majored…

Deer exclosure-Bayfield County

Wisconsin’s Disappearing Forest

Prof Sarah Johnson researches the botanical realities of deer browse

…yew in the Apostle Islands, comparing it to baseline data collected in the 1990s. Her surveys show a dramatic decline on islands that have recently had deer. “In short, Canada yew and deer are not compatible,” she says. Not only is there a rate of decline but the plant does…

Abbey Road Sailing

Sailing, Art, and the Apostle Islands

June 12June 16

Sailing, Art, and the Apostle Islands is for participants 14-17 years of age interested in learning to sail, living aboard a tall ship for five days and broadening their perspective of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore through creative exploration and action. How does art influence stewardship of a place? Does…

Northland College student in garden

Nonprofit Partner for Student Internship

…as well as the president of Northland College 1971-1987. This student internship, named the Wendy & Malcolm McLean Internship, will start in summer 2015 with one Northland College student working a minimum of 10 weeks at CTI headquarters in St. Paul, plus one week in a developing country. Founded in…

Northland College student plays golf.

Gilligan Personifies "Student-Athlete"

…I didn’t want to just have a degree on paper. I wanted to be able to go out and be able to apply what I’ve learned.” Application of classroom concepts and hands-on experiential learning has defined Gilligan’s college experience—during her time she’s participated in three distinctly different internship experiences that…

Employer in the Foyer

April 5, 11:00 am12:15 pm

Come learn about jobs and internships available with two area employers! The Northwest Wisconsin Lung Health Alliance and Bayfield Winery and Blue Ox Cider will both be in the Ponzio Campus Center promoting their positions. Can’t make it? No worries! Reach out to either of these employers directly to learn…

Students hiking on York.

7 Things to Do When You Visit Campus

…water Campus is located blocks from Lake Superior, the largest, freshwater lake in the world, and the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, consisting of 21 islands and shoreline at the northern tip of Wisconsin. You can explore the shoreline or the islands in a variety of ways. Depending on where, how…