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HEERF Quarter Report 06.30.2021

OMB Control Number 1840-0849 Expires 3/31/2024 1 Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting for HEERF I, II, and III (a)(1) Institutional Portion, (a)(2), and (a)(3), if applicable Institution Name: ____Northland College_______________________________ Date of Report: 06/30/2021 Covering Quarter Ending: 06/30/2021 PR/Award Number(s): P425F200854 P425J _________ P425K: _________ P425L _________ P425M: _________ P425N:…

Red canoe on a lake

Keep Wilderness Act's Flame Burning Bright

By Mark Peterson and David Zentner Lake Superior Wilderness Conference | September 5-6 | Duluth, MN Rarely is federal legislation passed today with such unanimity as happened with the Wilderness Act 50 years ago this week. The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the Act 373-1. The Senate approved it 73-12….

girl posing with Smokey the Bear

Fed Jobs Just Got Easier

The federal government has named Northland College in Ashland, Wis. as a partner in activating the next generation of conservation stewards. The new 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC), a national effort to place thousands of young people and veterans in conservation work, selected Northland College in December as one…

Arial view of Northland campus

Impact on local economy put at $45.5 M

…results indicated a total of 17 direct-effect jobs, with employment income of $317,909 and industry sales of $1,218,401. Adding the indirect and induced effects, the total effect included 21 jobs, employment income of $428,993 and $1,668,979 in industry sales. Combined, the two categories, with indirect and induced impacts added in,…

Sigurd Olson leaning on tree

12 Personal Items of Sigurd Olson

At the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute

On October 21, 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed into law the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act. Sigurd Olson, who attended Northland College from 1916-18, had a lifelong relationship with the Boundary Waters, celebrating his honeymoon there in 1921, guiding numerous trips on its waters, living and raising his family…

Portrait of singer Sofia Jannok

Sámi Singer to Perform

…the Presbyterian-Congregational Church, 214 Vaughn, Monday, October 3 at 6:30 p.m. She will be joined by Northland College Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Russell Thorngate for part of the performance. She is known, loved, and respected internationally in Indigenous circles, is acting on a debuting television program on Swedish National…

Mother loon and her chick

Wisconsin Loon Population on the Rise

Results of the 2015 one-day Wisconsin Loon Population Survey

The Northland College Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute LoonWatch program announced today that Wisconsin loons are doing surprisingly well, according to the results of the 2015 one-day Wisconsin Loon Population Survey. According to the most recent results, the adult loon population is estimated at 4,350, an increase of 9.1 percent from…