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Madeline Island, Wisconsin Areal View

Wisconsin Still at Center of Water Battles

Ten Years After the Passage of the Great Lakes Compact

…President George W. Bush. Population growth, prolonged drought and other new demands for water are factors that could prompt other regions to push hard for Great Lakes water. Gov. Jim Doyle in 2008 after passage in Wisconsin of enabling legislation governing the Great Lakes Compact. “What will really test this…

WI TWA Adult Presentation updated Jan 2022

MISSION: To use science-based information to promote an ecologically- functional wolf population within areas of suitable habitat, and promote human coexistence with emphasis on Michigan and Wisconsin. Wolves in Wisconsin PRESENTED BY THE TIMBER WOLF ALLIANCE Photo Credit: UWSP Presenter Notes Presentation Notes Explain who TWA is and yourself. Common…

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WPR: Are High Wolf Numbers Driving Hunting Dog Attacks?

A former state wildlife biologist contends Wisconsin’s high wolf numbers may not be the driving factor behind a record 40 hunting dogs killed by wolves this bear season. Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator Adrian Wydeven, a former wildlife biologist for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, said the state saw fewer…

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Stolid Wheeler Hall

…faculty offices. I found out why when I took a tour in July with Don Chase, a 1962 Northland graduate and longtime staff member, now retired, and board member. Wheeler Hall is, indeed, the campus’ first building—completed in 1893 for North Wisconsin Academy, the private high school that became Northland…

Northland College student Gretchen Hamernik-Winters dogsledding as part of internship.

Working with Animals

Gretchen Hamernik-Winters is a pre-veterinarian student at Northland College, who has set big goals for herself. “I would love to work as a zoo vet with the potential of opening my own rehabilitation center for zoos that close as well as for wildlife that can no longer live in the…

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Employer in the Foyer: Network with UW Extension!

October 25, 2023, 11:00 am1:30 pm

…contacts in your industry! Show up and opt-in! This event is open to all – you do not need to be current Northland student to engage. UW-Madison is a public university guided by public service. The Wisconsin Idea stipulates that education should influence people’s lives beyond the boundaries of the…

Northland College alum Terry Daulton's painting of Crystal Bog

On Merging Art and Science

How One Class Changed My Life

…Most recently, I have leaped into a new project called Wisconsin’s Green Fire, a coalition of natural resources professionals working to elevate science in decision making in Wisconsin. Arts and sciences have always evolved together. Writing, arts, and music can move people to consider science and our role in the…

Alumnus Henry Fitzgibbon performs on stage at Northland College

Henry Fitzgibbon ’51 On Broadway

A Life in the Arts

…people. And then did it again in the evening. “To this day, I have no idea how I was able to do that—doing it totally cold, without a run through,” he said. Fitzgibbon grew up in Menasha, Wisconsin, in a musical household; his dad played banjo and two sisters sang…