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As an Adult Learner


Love exploring woods and waterways both big and small? Maybe you’re a nature enthusiast,  teacher, wilderness traveler, or have a special interest. We offer a variety of experiences year ’round. Here is what is currently available…

  • Outdoor Education and Raptor Lab Workshops

    Looking for new ways to teach the process of science to middle and high school students? Would you like to feel more confident working with students outdoors? Join us for a FREE full day workshop to give you the confidence and skills to do so! Register for a workshop August 13 – University of Minnesota […]

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  • Graduate Naturalist Training

    Live, learn & teach in a community of over thirty skilled environmental educators and naturalists. Join the broader community of nearly 1000 alumni scattered across the globe serving as college professors, natural resource professionals, directors of nature centers and camps, school teachers, scientists, state and national park naturalists, writers, adventurers, and artists. Each week you might teach six […]

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  • Fabulous Fall Geek-Out

    September 28 – 30, 2018 Spend a glorious fall weekend in the company of fellow nature geeks! Expect a weekend of laughter, learning, and beauty with one of our hand-chosen instructors. Each has a passion for their topic, and loves to share what they know with like-minded, curious folks.  Wolf Ridge is spectacular in the fall, and the company will be […]

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  • W.M.A. Wilderness First Responder Certification

    Wolf Ridge and Wilderness Medical Associates is offering an 8-day Wilderness First Responder course (WFR). The Wilderness First Responder program is the ideal medical training for leaders in remote areas including outdoor educators, guides, military, professional search and rescue teams, researchers, and those involved in disaster relief. The curriculum is comprehensive and practical. It includes […]

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  • Bird Banding Courses

    We are excited to offer Institute for Bird Populations courses for bird banders again this summer. Both Beginning and Advanced Courses will be offered. Classes fill quickly, so be sure to register early! REGISTER Now

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  • Leave No Trace Master Educator

    Wild places are one of our greatest resources.  Learn new ways to protect our wild inheritance and teach others how to enjoy them responsibly by becoming a Leave No Trace Master Educator. Wolf Ridge, the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), and the the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics (LNT) have collaborated in offering […]

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  • Summer Bird Banding

    See local songbirds up close as you watch, and sometimes participate in, the bird banding process. Learn about the importance of bird banding and what scientists are discovering through this research.

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