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Forest Lodge Woods

Forest Lodge Tour

July 21, 2021, 9:00 am11:00 am

…for two hours, walking less than a mile over uneven terrain, rain or shine. Meet the Northland College guide at the Forest Lodge Nature Trail parking lot at 9:00 a.m. Registration required. The cost is $10 per person. No refunds. Limit: 15 participants Physical distancing and masking will be practiced….

Forest Lodge Woods

Forest Lodge Tour

June 30, 2021, 9:00 am11:00 am

…for two hours, walking less than a mile over uneven terrain, rain or shine. Meet the Northland College guide at the Forest Lodge Nature Trail parking lot at 9:00 a.m. Registration required. The cost is $10 per person. No refunds. Limit: 15 participants Physical distancing and masking will be practiced….

Forest Lodge Woods

Forest Lodge Tour

August 4, 2021, 9:00 am11:00 am

…for two hours, walking less than a mile over uneven terrain, rain or shine. Meet the Northland College guide at the Forest Lodge Nature Trail parking lot at 9:00 a.m. Registration required. The cost is $10 per person. No refunds. Limit: 15 participants Physical distancing and masking will be practiced….

Students working on handcycle

Students Help Ready Cycle for Six-Year-Old

…“Adaptive Bike Team.” The team struck gold at the start when Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Duluth donated an older, adult-sized handcycle. The team then met with the physical and occupational therapists from Roy’s school to figure out what kind of modifications would have to be made in order to…

underwater

Alumnus Karl ’04 oversees outdoor therapeutic program

Healing Through a Lense

…program design and execution—from gardening to canoeing to nature photography. Northwest Passage is a northern Wisconsin residential mental health treatment program for youth ages twelve-to-seventeen. The organization offers a diverse set of programs and comprehensive treatment led by a full team of professionals from direct care counselors to pediatric neuropsychologists….

SONWA winning books

SONWA Winners 1991-Present

Nature Books for Adults and Children

…by communal wolf howls; the inevitability of losing our children to their own lives; and many more. Moore is the distinguished professor of philosophy at Oregon State University in Corvallis, where she teaches environmental ethics, philosophy of nature, and a variety of courses for OSU’s new MA in Environmental Leadership….

Northland College alum Shannon Franks

Using Science to Monitor Earth’s Changes

Shannon Franks '01, NASA Senior Scientist

…Goddard Space Flight Center is, after all, the largest congregation of land remote sensing scientists in the world. I am still at NASA working with the same folks that gave me the opportunity so long ago. With a graduate degree in geography and more focused experience in global forest cover…

Northland College alumnus Tiffany Kirsten stands with fellow activists along the border of Texas and Mexico

Careers in Social Justice, Conservation, and Public Service

SOEI Interns

The Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute has been a part of the Northland College student experience for the last forty-six years—from speakers, conferences, and campus events in the physical building to research and internships with one of the many outreach programs. Sigurd’s wife, Elizabeth, contributed $50,000 to the Sigurd F. Olson…

Travis Proctor

Fake News, Forgeries, & Frauds

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Travis Proctor's New Course

…the contemporary challenges arising with “fake news.” Do you have a favorite historical forgery or fraud? My favorite historical case of a forgery has to do with Galen, the famous 2nd-century Roman physician. One day, Galen was walking by a book stall where two men were having an argument about…

Northland Collge graduate Anthony Procik

Social Change and Nonprofit Work

Profile: Anthony Procik Graduation: 2015 Major: mathematical science Minors: physics and environmental law and policy Hometown: Algonquin, Illinois For Anthony Procik, every class and experience at Northland College was literally life changing. During his time at Northland, Procik’s dreams about his future fluctuated with each new interest he uncovered. But…