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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…

  • 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 29 – October 1, 2017 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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  • North Shore BioBlitz

    Hope you will join us in July, 2017! (Exact date to be determined) Join the North Shore BioBlitz to spend time in the great outdoors while contributing to environmental research. A BioBlitz is an event that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of […]

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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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