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Aerial photo of North Fish Creek in northern Wisconsin.

Burke Center Slows the Flow of Runoff

Fish Creek Project Aims To Keep Thousands Of Tons Of Sediment From Entering Chequamegon Bay

…Initiative. Wisconsin has received around $405 million for more than 500 projects that seek to clean up areas along the Great Lakes and reduce runoff from sites like Fish Creek. One study from the University of Michigan found every dollar invested through the Great Lakes cleanup program provides around $3…

Milwaukee Schlitz Center skyline graphic

Northland and the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

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

…Knox ’98 School Programs Manager One of your favorite things? Great Lake Michigan! It’s only a ten minute walk down to the shore from our parking lot. I recently developed a Beach Treasures program for K-2nd graders, where we go beachcombing to find treasures to make an artistic mosaic. How…

wolf laying down

TWA Responds to 2021 Wolf Harvest

Timber Wolf Alliance Statement

…an ecologically-functional wolf population in areas of suitable habitat and to promoting human coexistence with wolves. The Timber Wolf Alliance is not opposed to regulated wolf hunting which is consistent with our “A Vision for Wolves in Wisconsin and Michigan.” For questions or comments email SOEI Executive Director Alan Brew….

Northland College student Lauren Sloyer

Finding a Deep Personal Connection to Place

…in upper Michigan, or in my case, sailing among the Apostle Islands archipelago. New students and I have hiked on Stockton island and swam in Julian Bay, searched Outer island for a historic logging camp, swam through the Devils island sea caves and toured the lighthouse, and watched the sunrise…

Lake Superior gail storm

NPR: Water Levels In The Great Lakes Approach A Record High

Dan Wanschura, Interlochen Public Radio Water levels in the Great Lakes are high right now—really high. Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, and Lake Erie are all breaking records and creating all kinds of problems for communities on their shores. Reporter Dan Wanshcura interviews Great Lakes experts including Peter Annin, director of…

Northland College biology faculty Andy

Second Goyke Joins Biology Team

…old science building, Bobb Hall, with his dad. During his high school career, he even took a summer ecology class with his dad. “He’s been well trained,” Andy laughed. But Noah’s education stands on its own. With a master’s in forestry from Michigan Technological University, a PhD in forestry from…