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Water Collaborative Connects Communities

…Service • Jane Anklam, West Wisconsin Land Trust Public Involvement: • Chequamegon Water Collaborative • Kevin Brewster, Bad River Watershed Association • Val Damstra, Coordinator of the Chequamegon Bay Area Partnership “This is an incredible opportunity for people to interact with water resource professionals and researchers in the region,”Fitzgerald said….

Northland College senior at powwow

Powwow to Spotlight Proclamation, New Dances

…day instead as an opportunity to celebrate Indigenous diversity and resiliency,” said Northland College Indigenous Cultures Center (ICC) Director Katrina Werchouski. The proclamation is just the beginning. The ICC, Native American Student Association (NASA), and other powwow organizers have added several new features this year designed to educate attendees about…

Northland College student standing on rock at Lake Superior

Globalization on Rural Fisheries Communities

Association (NASA) and this year advocated for and got NASA sashes for the commencement ceremony. This past year she placed second at the national AISES conference for her presentation on the southwestern willow flycatcher. “I’m really interested in how invasive vegetation affects their breeding capabilities within the Middle Rio Grande…

Sunset at Forest Lodge

Changing Climate, Changing Culture

Student-Led Conference at Forest Lodge

…Northland College Student Association vice president to expose as many students as possible to the benefits of becoming involved with the Citizens Climate Lobby. Ideally, Fisher would like to see three-to-five Northland College students active in the local chapter. “This weekend we initiated the steps to really achieve these goals…

Sig Olson's personal gear

Sigurd Olson Legacy

Sigurd Olson (1899-1982) was acknowledged during his lifetime as a leader of the American environmental movement, an emblematic figure for a generation of activists. As a writer, teacher, and activist who was a harbinger of the raising of America’s ecological consciousness, Olson’s history, writings, and This content was curated by…


Chicago Tribune: Under Trump budget, Great Lakes projects may sink

…the National Association of Clean Air Agencies, the president proposes to slash funding for the enormously popular Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, to $10 million (from $300 million) next year. The initiative has poured more than $2 billion into the Great Lakes economy and…

Stephanie Red Cloud Muise

Second at National STEM Conference

…Muise, who grew up outside of Boston, is affiliated with the Mik Maq nation. She is co-president of the Native American Student Association and a member of the newly formed Northland College chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society. AISES is a national organization for the promotion of…

Northland students stand with award

Ed Prep Program Receives National Recognition

More time in the classroom The Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education recently awarded Northland College a Model of Excellence Award for its clinical residency program. Director of Teacher Education Annette Nelson accepted the award last month at the national conference held in Atlanta, Georgia. She presented…

City scape of Boston, Mass by photographer Bob Gross

UHA Awards Rector Best Dissertation

The Urban History Association awarded Josiah Rector, Hulings Assistant Professor of US and Environmental History and Culture, the Michael Katz Award for Best Dissertation in Urban History. Rector, who began at Northland College this fall, wrote his dissertation “Accumulating Risk: Environmental Justice and the History of Capitalism in Detroit, 1880-2015,”…

Northland College alumnus Tiffany Kirsten stands with fellow activists along the border of Texas and Mexico

Birds and the Border Wall

…steel wall is slated to be built. In October, I traveled to Washington DC with two other board members of the Friends of the Wildlife Corridor, as well as the president of the American Birding Association. We spent three full days in meetings of house and senate offices, discussing the…