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Loon airs its wings

Protect Loons

Over the last seventy years, northern Wisconsin has experienced increasing development. Housing density maps from 1940, 1990, and 2010 clearly show cumulative density throughout the decades, particularly in the lakes regions. What does this mean for loons? Loss of habitat, declining water quality, and increased recreational use of lakes influences…

Robin Wall Kimmerer

The Gifts You Bring the World

…(as if a college education, and lifelong love and support were not enough). But what I want to think of today, are not the gifts that the world brings to you, but the gifts you bring to the world. In Anishinaabe traditions, the direction of gift giving on a day…

For the Love of Rivers book cover

For the Love of Rivers

The Northland College Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute will award Kurt D. Fausch the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award for his book, For the Love of Rivers: A Scientist’s Journey Thursday, October 13 at 7 p.m. Fausch is an ecologist who spent a career studying how fish make a living…

Q & A With Robin Wall Kimmerer

…follow childhood passions and still go play in the woods, only we call it work. Stephanie: Was there any one person or experience that sticks out in your mind that really cemented your love for the outdoors? Robin: It’s hard to choose one experience or person because there were so…

woman rolling yoga mat

Earth—Love—Yoga

April 13, 2023, 6:00 pm7:00 pm

Join the Office of Student Wellness for Earth—Love—Yoga, part of the EcoChallenge!

Giving Day is May 24, 2023

Giving Day

May 24, 2023

It’s time to support what you love most about Northland College on Giving Day, May 24, 2023! We’re looking for 300 people who value the Northland Difference. Who understand the game-changing perspective found in an environmental liberal arts curriculum. Who lived and loved their time on the southern shores of…

Weather graphic of clouds, snow, and lightning

7 Weather Watchers

Meterological Careers

The dramatic shifts in weather in northern Wisconsin and around Lake Superior have inspired more than one career at Northland College. Wayne Feltz ’91 studied earth science at Northland College then went onto earn an MS in atmospheric science in 1994 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he worked as…