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Summit Biographies

…and co-chaired the council tasked with developing the state’s implementation of the Compact. He’s contributed his leadership in a range of roles with the state, including with Michigan’s Groundwater Conservation Advisory Council, the state’s Climate Action Council, and the Environmental Advisory Council for Michigan DEQ. Jon is Chairman of the…

snow on trees

Drummond Trails Cross-Country Skiing

February 26, 2022, 11:00 am5:00 pm

Join SOEI Outdoor Pursuits for a day on the Drummond Ski Trails, a beautiful Nordic ski area which winds through a scenic stretch of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. No experience necessary! Your experienced instructors will be there to offer tips, and the Nordic Ski Center will provide all gear needed….

Northland Bird Netting

ADP: NC conservation project selected to receive grant

Island Wilderness Preserve as well as the Big Bay State Park lands on Madeline Island. “We will be looking at camera trap images to determined which species are present on the island and how abundant those species are. The primary purpose of this is to collect data.” To read full…

Students hiking on York.

7 Things to Do When You Visit Campus

…water Campus is located blocks from Lake Superior, the largest, freshwater lake in the world, and the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, consisting of 21 islands and shoreline at the northern tip of Wisconsin. You can explore the shoreline or the islands in a variety of ways. Depending on where, how…

Great Lakes

Wis. Lets Village Go to Town on Great Lakes Water

Peter Annin uncovered documents about the expanded Pleasant Prairie diversion in reporting for second edition of The Great Lakes Water Wars.

Michigan water secured for the Foxconn factory earlier this year. While the village’s average daily withdrawal from Lake Michigan was just 2.49 million gallons in 2017, dramatically increasing the amount of water allocated for Pleasant Prairie sets the stage for future development in the Interstate 94 corridor between Chicago and…

SOEI Youth Programs

Stewards of Tomorrow: Island Adventures

July 18, 2022July 22, 2022

Stewards of Tomorrow: Island Adventures is for youth ages 13–17 who are interested in sailing, hiking, and beachcombing. We will be living aboard a tall sailing ship, Abbey Road, for five days, making stops to explore various island trails, forests and beaches throughout the area (always weather dictated and dependent)….

Northland College alum Abby Rose and her sister Yana Dee at Yana Dee Ethical Apparel

Thread of Hope

Making Fashion Ecological, Sustainable, and Just

…can do better by delivering clothing that is comfortable, ethical, environmental, and marketable. Abby Rose was awarded the Environmentalist of the Year in business this past spring by the Northern Michigan Environmental Council, for her work at Yana Dee Ethical Apparel in Traverse City, Michigan, a clothing line started by…

Pine marten

Carnivore Project Reveals Return of the Marten on Apostle Islands

An Apostle Islands collaborative carnivore diversity and abundance project between the National Park Service, Northland College, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison led to an unexpected surprise: the discovery of American marten on Stockton Island. The American marten is on Wisconsin’s endangered species list and not been sighted in the islands…

Wolf laying down

Wolf Status Reports

…populations are found in the Upper Peninsula with only two confirmed dispersal wolves in Lower Michigan. Wolf population data in Wisconsin are minimum counts; in Michigan, estimates of minimum population; and in Minnesota, estimates of actual population. Michigan 2017: 662 wolves in 139 packs, 7.1% increase from 2016 Minnesota 2018:…

water at beach

Wisconsin city wants to pump its drinking water from Lake Michigan

BY REBECCA WILLIAMS, Michigan Radio Environment Report Waukesha wants to build a pipeline to the Great Lakes. The city is in southeast Wisconsin, 17 miles from Lake Michigan. It has a radium problem in its groundwater supply. Waukesha wants to fix its drinking water problem by pulling water from Lake…