Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute

About SOEI

SOEI provides leadership in citizen science, outreach, and education on regional conservation issues while fostering the next generation of environmental leaders.  Go
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Sigurd Olson Legacy

Sigurd Olson (1899-1982) was acknowledged during his lifetime as a leader of the American environmental movement, an emblematic figure for a generation of activists.  Go
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LoonWatch

LoonWatch protects common loons and their aquatic habitats through education, monitoring, and research.   Go
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Timber Wolf Alliance

Since 1987, TWA has assisting organizations and individuals interested in promoting wolf recovery through public education, citizen science, and volunteer activities.  Go
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Chequamegon Bay Area Partnership

The Chequamegon Bay Area Partnership (CBAP) is a coalition in the Chequamegon Bay that aspire to improve the area through a collaborative natural resource decision-making and implementation team.  Go
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SONWA Book Awards

On Earth Day, we announced our choices for the best in nature writing in adult, young adult, and children's literature.  Go
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Conferences & Symposiums

SOEI hosts the Children's & Youth Adult Literature Conference, the Northwest Wisconsin Lakes Conference, and the Lake Superior Youth Symposium.  Go
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Earth Day

Wisconsin State Senator Gaylord Nelson —who had a long history in this region, along with other big environmental thinkers, like Sigurd Olson—founded Earth Day in 1970. Read on for stories, events, and information.   Go
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