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Water Summit

The Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation convened a Water Summit on Oct. 1, 2016 dedicated to “The Future of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.” Experts from New York to Minnesota gathered on Madeline Island in Lake Superior to examine past successes and challenges of GLRI, and to have…

SONWA winning books

SONWA Winners 1991-Present

Nature Books for Adults and Children

Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award Winners • 1991. Open Spaces, Jim Dale Vickery. Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award (SONWA) gave its inaugural award to Minnesota author Jim Dale Vickery for Open Spaces , a book that takes the reader to the unpopulated spaces in North America. Vickery, who…

A photo of North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green

North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green

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…was reappointed in 2021 for a second term by Governor Roy Cooper. She is a 2019 Academy of American Poet Laureate Fellow, a 2014 NC Literary Hall of Fame Inductee, held an NC Piedmont Laureate appointment in 2009, and is a 2003 recipient of the North Carolina Award for Literature….

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Safety and Security

Campus Safety works to promote and provide a safe living, learning, and working environment for the Northland community. Campus safety is provided by Securitas and is located on the second floor of Mead Hall. Services include: Provides 24 hour walking escort service Provides campus-wide security services Responds to all on-campus…

Ojibwe Coloring Books

Northland Grad Pens, Illustrates Ojibwe Coloring Books

WHSP Publishes Ojibwe Traditions

…in March at Northland College as part of the Indigenous Cultures Awareness Month. Author events are being planned for 2019 in partnership with Northland College and the Apostle Island Booksellers in Bayfield. Check here for event updates in the new year. Find them through your favorite bookseller or by visiting…

Eau Claire solar garden, photo taken by PJ Nelson

In a Bold Step Forward, Students Purchase Solar Shares

Solar will provide power to CSE

…society as a whole,” said Jenise Swartley, NCSA president. The solar garden is scheduled to be built in fall 2019 on Xcel-owned land near their Ashland Service Center, just off Farm Road in the city of Ashland. Until then, NCSA owns shares in the Eau Claire Community Solar Garden that…

Northland College student collects data for bat research

Monitoring Bats by Sound

The Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network Employs Students for Bat Research

…surveyed parks in 2017. The Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network is looking to continue the project into the foreseeable future and will hire eight seasonal employees for the summer of 2019.   Photo: Taylor Pichler deploys a bat monitor on Stockton Island in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.  …