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Wolf Awareness Week Focuses on Yellowstone Wolves

Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award to be presented In honor of the twentieth anniversary of the Yellowstone Wolf Reintroduction project, the Timber Wolf Alliance at Northland College is bringing Yellowstone’s lead biologist Doug Smith and award-winning author Gary Ferguson, pictured above, as the keynote speakers for Wolf Awareness Week….

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Keep Wilderness Act's Flame Burning Bright

…living wilderness, a gift that keeps on giving, growing in value to the benefit of generations to come. Mark R. Peterson is executive director of the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute at Northland College, and David Zentner of Duluth is the past national president of the Izaak Walton League of America….

Fostering the Next Generation of Stewards

Sigurd Olson, and others. Jacques Cousteau, taking Leopold’s lead, reminded us that we “protect what we love.” If a generation slowly pulls too far indoors, away from backyard forts, mud puddles, bike paths, lakes, and portages, how will they, too, fall in love with wild places? The Sigurd Olson Environmental

Career Connections Expo Employer Registration Request

…that align with the fields of study at each college. Please watch for a follow-up communication verifying the status of your request as approved or waitlisted. Your Name(Required) First Last Are You An Alumn?(Required) Are you an alum of Northland or Northwood Technical College (formerly Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College)? Northland…

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Title IX

…part of the solution. It’s healthy to address social norms and behavior with messages from community experts. Know the Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct Policy and the Northland College Sexual & Gender-Based Misconduct Grievance Process Consent is a voluntary mutual agreement. It’s informed, sober, honest, clear, and involves the word…

Northland College sociology class meets at cemetery to collect data.

Sociology and Social Justice

Environmental Humanities* Environmental Studies* Fisheries and Wildlife Ecology* Forestry* Gender and Women’s Studies Geographic Information Systems* Geology Graphic Design* History Humanities Humanity and Nature Studies Mathematical Sciences Music* Native American Studies Natural Resources Outdoor Education Philosophy* Physics* Pre-Health Care* Pre-Law* Pre-Ministry* Pre-Veterinary Medicine* Psychology Religious Studies Sociology and Social Justice…

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Outdoor Orientation

…there is a one-day on-campus orientation. First-year students are required to participate in both. Transfer students (those arriving with more than 24 credits) are required to participate in either the one-day on-campus orientation or participate in an orientation experience designed specifically for transfer students. For details on registering, pricing,…

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Visit Campus

…Tetzner’s Dairy on your way between the two! Sign up for an in-person or virtual visit Take a look around our interactive map Watch our campus tour Call us 715-682-1839 or send an email Upcoming Dates No upcoming events. Upcoming Visit Days March 18 Visit Day 1:00 pm–5:30 pm Shop…

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Wolf Status Reports

Every one to three years (depending on region) state and federal agencies survey and monitor gray wolf populations. These reports summarize the best available information on the status of gray wolves in specific regions in the United States. Related Wolf Management Watch, record, report. Every one to three years (depending…

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Learn About Wolves

…the first several weeks after birth while the pack hunts. Occasionally the alpha female will appoint a ‘pupsitter’ to watch over the puppies when she must leave. When pups reach about six weeks old, they are weaned and the adults begin to bring them meat. Adults eat the meat at…