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Backbacking along a shorline

Visit Campus

…rent a bike from Bay City Bikes in Ashland and coast along the paved trail along the Bay Head to the Slopes Ski, snowshoe, or even fat-tire bike through whispering pines at the Valhalla Recreation Area in Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Take to the slopes at nearby Mt. Ashwabay, or head…

Milwaukee Schlitz Center skyline graphic

Northland and the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Jessica (Biswell) Knox '98, Spring and Nick Holz Houston '15

…volunteer. They are a way to get your foot in the door. I recently hired our spring intern as a naturalist. She blew us away and we found a way to keep her on the team. Spring Holz Houston ’15, Development Coordinator Best kept secret? My favorite trail is the…

Northland College alumni Patrick and Audrey Guilfoile hiking the Pacific Coast Trail

Patrick Guilfoile ’82 Appointed Interim Chancellor

…my working as an outdoor educator, then a high school teacher, a faculty member, and ultimately a university administrator.” PHOTO: Patrick and Audrey (Franz) ’82 at the Kearsarge Pass along the Pacific Crest Trail. The Northland couple hiked part of the trail last summer and plan to continue this summer….

Forest Lodge Great Hall

Forest Lodge Guide

…recreation skills. Historic preservation and building renovation at Forest Lodge are ongoing. It is important to follow instructions and remain away from project areas for your protection and safety. Please do not hike off trail or go in any building not utilized by your program. Packing List Housing and Meals…

Northland students in canoes

Outdoor Recreation: For Students, By Students

After five years of visioning and development, the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute is going big into the outdoors. Really big. The Institute has officially launched Outdoor Pursuits, which oversees outdoor recreation services and experiences for the campus community. This includes Outdoor Orientation, weekend outings and trips, the campus bouldering wall,…

Northland College professors and student working on trails.

Tyler Forks Community Forest

Northland Partners with Landmark Conservancy

…recreational area for students and the general public. In the last two years, professors and students have been conducting research, clearing trails, and learning at this amazing space. Landmark Conservancy, a non-profit conservation organization serving 20 counties in western and northwestern Wisconsin, purchased Tyler Forks, located next to the Copper…

Northland College student tries skijoring.

Reading, Writing, and Adventuring

Writing and Inquiry Experiences the Outdoors

Writing and Inquiry Experiences the Outdoors Instructor Gina Kirsten‘s Writing and Inquiry class have been taking Thursday adventures tied into their reading and writing. Last week, students read a chapter from Gary Paulsen’s Winterdance and took a tour of the developing ski trail on campus via dog power—with assistance from…

Danny Simpson in the campus gardens

The Future of Food is Here

…food preservation, and pasture-based meats are only a handful of examples of the region working to develop a localized and resilient food system model worthy of celebration. On Friday, September 27, the Hulings Rice Food Center is hosting the Harvest Trail Dinner, a locally-sourced meal to honor those in our…

Northland College alum Sarah Smyzniak

Lessons from Forest Lodge

…way to identify wolves and coyotes from afar is by the length of their tails? I know that lichens are an excellent way to check air quality and that otters travel across snow by sliding on their bellies. Last winter, my partner and I tracked such an otter’s trail up…

Mountain biking on the trails

Northland Ranks High for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Great Values Colleges Names Northland as Affordable Option

…of outdoor recreation in all four seasons, with world-class mountain biking and trail running just up the road, nearby inland rivers and lakes for day and overnight padding, and hundreds of miles of Nordic ski trails within an hour of campus. “With only 30,000 people in the tri-county area, you…