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Thanks for Your Support in 2021


Posted By Jolene Brink
January 17, 2022

We are humbled by the generosity of our many donors. Your support will ensure the magic of Wolf Ridge and the experiences of learning in the wild will continue for generations of environmental stewards. We look forward to welcoming students back to campus this month, hearing their voices echo across the trails, watching their minds […]

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Wolf Ridge Featured on MPR’s Minnesota Now


Posted By Jolene Brink
December 28, 2021

Pete Smerud, the executive director of Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center, spoke with MPR host Cathy Wurzer about how the Margaret A. Cargill (MAC) Lodge is now a “living building,” making it the first renovation project of its kind in the world to receive the highest environmental certification: full Living Building Challenge certification from the […]

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Peter Harris Receives Lifetime Achievement Award


Posted By Jolene Brink
December 6, 2021

Peter Harris, a long-time member of the Wolf Ridge staff, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Minnesota Association for Environmental Education – MAEE  for his long-term, outstanding service and contribution to the field of environmental education in Minnesota. Peter’s work in the environmental education field has had large-scale, long-term impact in Minnesota and across the country. […]

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2021 October Almanac


Posted By Jolene Brink
October 27, 2021

Included in the October 2021 Almanac: A Successful Reopening: Discover all the successful programs that transpired at Wolf Ridge this summer upon reopening. View from the Ridge: Moving Targets – Wolf Ridge’s executive director summarizes recent challenges and triumphs at Wolf Ridge. The Leaders of the Pack: Consider Wolf Ridge in your estate planning. 2022 […]

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Oshki Ogimaag’s Year of Outdoor Science


Posted By David Stieler
June 9, 2021

On the Grand Portage Reservation at the very tip of Minnesota’s Arrowhead, resides Oshki Ogimaag School (meaning “young leaders”). During the 2020-2021 school year, Wolf Ridge partnered with the school and Grand Portage Trust Lands to do outdoor science and natural resource programming for the 4th-6th grade class at the school. I had the pleasure […]

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