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WPR: Wisconsin Sea Grant Awards $2.8M For Great Lakes Research, Outreach Projects

…the program. Wisconsin Sea Grant recently announced funding for 19 research projects and 29 outreach proposals statewide for the next two years. “The projects that are funded through 2020 should be solid because we have that funding,” said Jennifer Hauxwell, assistant director of research and student engagement for Wisconsin Sea…

Mother loon and her chick

Wisconsin Loon Population on the Rise

Results of the 2015 one-day Wisconsin Loon Population Survey

…due to serious cuts in science staff, the WDNR was unable to participate and LoonWatch was left to hire a statistician. “We hope this gets remedied and we’re back working with the DNR for the 2020 Wisconsin Loon Population Survey,” LeMoine said. Results of the 2015 one-day Wisconsin Loon Population…

Todd Rothe standing in kitchen

Northland Announces Food Systems Center

Todd Rothe of Marengo to Manage Center Three years ago, Northland College set a goal to have its cafeteria serve 80 percent local food by 2020. The College did not want to start a farm or to compete with farmers. “We wanted to work with growers to expand the regional…

Phot0 by Brad Thompson. 2021 loonwatch winning photo of loon and chick.

Loon Appreciation Week and Poster

…be judged on innovative handling of the subject, expression, accuracy, mood, concept, craftsmanship, and reproducibility. Entries must be postmarked on or before September 14, 2020. The winner will be notified by mail by November 30, 2020. In exchange for the use of winning artwork, the artist will receive prominent credit…

SONWA winning books

SONWA Winners 1991-Present

Nature Books for Adults and Children

…a Family and a Landscape, Kendra Atleework Algonquin Books, 2020) An extraordinary account of a young woman’s personal story growing up on the eastern flank of the Sierra Nevada—and the reasons she returned to live there. • 2020 Children Butterflies Belong Here: A Story of One Idea, Thirty Kids, and…

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Celebration of Graduates

Class of 2020

…Gentry. Prayers of Gratitude Saturday, May 23 Our graduating seniors were invited to submit a sentence of gratitude for a person, place, or experience while at Northland. Stacy Craig and class of 2020 graduates Alison Lourigan, Seth Bayliss, and Evin Avery share them here. Class of 2020 Highlights…

Wildlife icons to illustrate wildlife reearch.

Wildlife Research Lab

…space is shared with Professor of Forestry Jonathan Martin as a way to spur conversation across disciplines. Working with faculty and collaborators, students have co-authored several papers with more in review. Predicting Livestock Depredation Risk by African Lions European Journal of Wildlife Research, January 2020 Reducing human-wildlife conflicts by analyzing…

Peter Annin at beach

Peter Annin Recognized for Excellence

Great Lakes Protection Fund Awards Journalists and Media Outlets

Great Lakes Protection Fund Awards Journalists and Media Outlets The Great Lakes Protection Fund—the world’s first ecosystem endowment—named three individuals and three organizations as recipients of the 2020 Great Lakes Leadership Award for Communication Excellence. This award celebrates the recipients’ outstanding storytelling efforts— better connecting their audiences to the…

Northland College student installing hoop house

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems

Related Northland has made a huge—huge!—commitment to food sustainability by using the Real Food Standards with a goal spending twenty percent of our dining food budget on local foods by 2020. We have a state-of-the-art food processing facility and thriving on-campus gardens. We compost campus wide and take in food…

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Recreation Database

…the data collected? We collect community recreational infrastructure data in two-year rotations. The first wave of data collection occurred in 2016-2017, and the second wave of data collection is underway for 2018-2019. We plan to collect a third wave starting in January of 2020 through December of 2021. If your…