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Northland College students digs trench on Ice Age Trail.

Forest Stewardship and Adventure

August 27, 2023, 1:00 pmSeptember 4, 2023, 5:30 pm

…a river canoeing expedition on the Namekagon National Scenic River, a backpacking expedition along the North Country National Scenic Trail, or a lodge-based adventure sampler at Lowenwood (formerly Conserve School) bordering the Upper Peninsula of Michigan’s Sylvania Wilderness. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to gain professional…

Decolonizing Leadership

November 8, 2023, 6:00 pm7:00 pm

Bazile Minogiizhigaabo Panek, an independent Indigenous consultant, presents a transformative talk on “decolonizing leadership.” Drawing from traditional Ojibwe values and principles, Bazile delves into the urgent need for decolonizing leadership structures in organizations. Using a case study from his work as the president of the Native American Student Association at…

Mexican gray wolf movie still

Back from the Brink of Extinction

Mexican Wolf Reintroduction and Recovery

…Rocky Mountains of the United States graze on federal grazing allotments primarily during the summer months and have synchronized calving in the winter on smaller private pastures. Mexican wolves were required to remain within the 7,000 square mile recovery area and were not allowed to persist in other areas—even if…

Forest Lodge Woods

Mamie Parker: On Fishing Not Kissing

…still not a lot of women and not a lot of girls that believe that they can do it. I was told that this is not a job for girls, and that you should go and become a medical doctor, or you should go and become a teacher, that you…

Northland College student Abby Keller and National Park Service mentor Caroline Twombly stand outside the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Women in Outdoor Leadership

…fierce advocate for women in leadership in the outdoors. Franz raised funds, including her own, among alumni and others who support the idea behind the Women in Leadership internship: having young women gain experience in natural resources management and interpretation, receive professional development, and receive leadership mentoring. And it’s already…

Muddy fish creek watershed

Northland Project Aims to Clear Chequamegon Bay’s Muddy Waters

…limiting it in the stream’s headwaters. The other factor is stabilizing about 15 to 20 large eroding bluffs that line North Fish Creek. “That’s where two-thirds of that sediment is coming from,” Hudson said. The area that is most prone to erosion coincides with the old beach line of glacial…

Sunset over a lake in the Boundary Waters

Stewards of Tomorrow: Boundary Waters Leadership and Adventure

July 24, 2023August 1, 2023

Stewards of Tomorrow: Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Leadership and Adventure is for youth 13–17 years old interested in a multi-day wilderness experience and building skills and confidence in leadership and outdoor travel. We will travel to northern Minnesota where we will car camp for the first two days. During…

Northland College alum Audra (Jung) Willing installing solar panels on top of a roof.

Climbing roofs? No problem.

Audra (Jung) Willing '05 uses outdoor ed skills for solar design

After college, Audra (Jung) Willing ‘ 05 moved to Seattle to work for the National Outdoor Leadership School as a wilderness field instructor and later as a program supervisor for the mountaineering program. Without Northland, she says she would have likely lived a different life. “I didn’t even know what…