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Alumnus Karl ’04 oversees outdoor therapeutic program

Healing Through a Lense

national parks, and state capitols. The program evolved with a strong connection to, and support from, the National Park Service, and the team began using the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway as their studio. Under the Surface Dr. Toben Lafrancois, adjunct assistant professor of natural resources and philosophy at Northland…

Northland College student collects data for bat research

Monitoring Bats by Sound

The Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network Employs Students for Bat Research

the National Park Service, has relied on these students to help collect and analyze data from nine different national park units. The data could identify declines in the abundance of certain species; such a decline could indicate the presence of White Nose Syndrome, a deadly threat to local bat colonies….

Glacier National Park

Keynote Rolf Peterson: Wolves and America's National Parks

…7 p.m. Wisconsin conservationist Aldo Leopold recognized that America’s national parks were too small to maintain self-sustaining populations of wolves, a concept underscored by the impending extinction of the protected wolf population in Isle Royale National Park, Peterson said. “The singular contribution of national parks has been in science, where…

Group shot with Northland College President Michael Miller signing document alongside U.S. Forest Service

Historic Signing

…lease was prepared under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, Section 111, which recognizes the value of historic properties through appropriate active use through lease to responsible parties. “This is the first time that the Forest Service has entered into a lease agreement under the National Historic Preservation Act,”…

CUUF: Reconnecting After the Flood

March 26, 10:00 am11:30 am

…“Reconnecting After the Flood.” This service will use humor and guided meditation to ground and reconnect with one another now that the floodwaters of the pandemic have receded. This also is CUUF’s New Member Service. Join with the Zoom Client Follow this link to join. Meeting ID: 916 8704 2498…

Snowflake Christmas ornament

CUUF: “Everyone is a Gift” Holiday Service

December 18, 2022, 4:00 pm6:00 pm

service will include holiday carols, an invitation to walk the contemplative solstice spiral, and a first-ever Religious Education pageant of “Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas.” A potluck dinner will follow. For those attending in person, everyone will be asked to sign in to aid in contact tracing should there be…


CUUF: Easter Service

April 17, 2022, 10:00 am11:30 am

The Chequamegon Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (CUUF) is holding its Easter service on Sunday, April 17, at 10 a.m. There is an in-person attendance option at The Club in Washburn, and the service will also be livestreamed via Zoom. CUUF Minister Stacy Craig will deliver the Easter message regarding the resurrection…

Student and professor in wetland

Chasing Dragonflies for Science

the National Park Service Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network, NPS Air Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, and the University of Maine. The U.S. National Park Service recently signed a five-year cooperative agreement with the College to hire students to assist in monitoring mercury trends in larval dragonfly in the

Red canoe on a lake

Keep Wilderness Act's Flame Burning Bright

…66 different wilderness bills were introduced, and 18 hearings were held across the nation. Few opponents denied the validity of the wilderness concept. In principle, they were for it, but wary. Even the National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service testified against it, preferring a free hand in applying their…

Alpha sigma women of 1968

Standing on the Right Side of History

the Delta Zeta women all wearing navy blue dresses and matching jackets. “It impressed us to no end, and our welcome to the event appeared to be genuine.” One of the conditions of belonging to a national chapter was that all new recruits had to be approved by the national