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Northland College water researcher Matt Cooper presents at White House

Cooper Presents at Obama White House on Coastal Wetlands

Matt Cooper, research scientist at the Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation, presented his research on the Great Lakes coastal wetlands on November 17 at the White House. His research and presentation are part of the Resilient Lands and Waters Initiative. The roundtable coincided with the release of a national report…

Red canoe on a lake

Keep Wilderness Act's Flame Burning Bright

…initial 9.1 million acres of wildlands to benefit the American people. Another 100 million acres later were added to a system that now totals 757 areas on federal lands. In our region we have 18 wilderness areas amounting to about 1.2 million acres, including the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness…

slides of asbestos

WPR: Research Reveals More Asbestos-Like Minerals

…between the western part of the Penokee Range over to Ironwood, the area near Mellen, is the area that has the greatest potential to have the asbestiform variety,” said Fitz. He said the dangerous asbestiform minerals show up in the Tyler Forks River and become abundant in some areas between…

standing by water's edge

Northland Students Complete WWF Leadership Program

Northland College students Logan Lowery and Katie Nolan completed a four-part program with the Wisconsin Conservation Leadership Corp a program developed by the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation to develop future leaders in conservation. The program culminated with them proposing their resolution to support pollinator-friendly solar electricity awareness and production at the…

Solar panels at ELLC residence hall

Planning for Carbon Neutrality by 2030

…combat climate change,” Engstrom said. “We believe that change requires more than technical knowledge — it demands an exploration of human nature.” In 2007 Northland became a member of the leadership circle of signatories of the American Colleges and Universities Presidents’ Climate Commitment. To date 685 colleges and universities have…

Careers in Business: St. Croix Rods Presentation

October 24, 11:00 am12:00 pm

…Strategic Leadership team Officer of St. Croix’s established brand guardrails Lead product and brand strategist responsible for current and future brand awareness and positioning Professional Experience: Product manager at St. Croix Rod Factory store manager at St. Croix Rod Product manager for fasteners at the Fastenal Company Education: MBA, Viterbo…