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Stewardship flags hang in the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute

Youth Stewardship Flags Available Through Silent Auction Until March 31

Flags Created Through a Pandemic Twist on the Apostle Islands School

…month of May, we created Stewards of Tomorrow instead. In July and August of 2021, participants joined a small group of four peers for three nights and four days and connected with the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore through art, sea kayak, natural and cultural history, hiking, boating, and sailing. Youth…

Welcoming Students Back

Testing and safety measures are firmly in place.

…Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted last week to modify the 2020 schedule for fall volleyball and men’s and women’s soccer. Per directive, fall competitions for the teams impacted have been postponed and opportunities will be pursued for conference competitions in the spring of 2021. To…

Northland College Assistant Professor of Sustainable Community Development Nicole Foster

Meeting The World With Heart

Nicole Foster, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Community Development In February 2021, I collaborated on an international light festival in Bristol, England. Artists activated parks, bridges, and buildings with interactive, multi-sensory experiences of light and sound. Attracting over 100,000 people, the Light Festival coaxed participants to explore and engage with the…

Wheeler Hall building on campus

Fall Festival 2020 Canceled

…return to campus for our students this fall, and minimizing risk for the upcoming semester,” Moore said. Northland College and The Office of Alumni Relations look forward to planning a robust line-up of events for Fall 2021. For questions please contact Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving Jackie Moore….

Northland student Andy Kasun takes a water sample.

Burke Researchers Assess 11 Inland Lakes

Penokee Lakes Project

…that will identify actions to maintain and improve the health of all eleven lakes. The Penokee Lakes Management Plan is expected to be completed by the end of 2021. The Penokee Lakes project is funded by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Surface Water Grants Program, with additional support from…

Aversion to Diversion

A year after “Aversion to Diversion” White Paper, Bayfield County Maps Artesian Wells

Paper addressed unique groundwater resources in a far-northern-Wisconsin county.

Paper addressed unique groundwater resources in a far-northern-Wisconsin county. In September 2021, the Northland College Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation convened a Water Summit titled “Aversion to Diversion: Groundwater, Bottled Water, and the Great Lakes Compact.” Following the summit, the Center released a white paper that put the…

Big Lake Organics owners Jamie Tucker and Todd Rothe stand near compost pile.

Rebuilding the Health of Our Planet

Todd Rothe ’10 and Jamie Tucker ’16 launch a Big Lake Organics.

Todd Rothe ’10 and Jamie Tucker ’16 launch a Big Lake Organics. https://youtu.be/JEF4rx_guas On September 1, 2021, Todd Rothe ’10 and Jamie Tucker ’16 pulled on leather gloves, hooked up a trailer to a truck, and began collecting garbage bins of food scraps, coffee grounds, and paper products to haul…