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2021 February Almanac Newsletter


Posted By Carrie Anderson
February 10, 2020

In the February 2021 Almanac Newsletter: Annual Report from 2019-2020 View from the Ridge Patterns in Nature Profiles – Sarah Edstrom and Roberto Zayas Re-Wilding How We Learn  News Briefs […]

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2020 October Almanac


Posted By Carrie Anderson
October 23, 2020

In the October 2020 Almanac Newsletter: Surviving COVID-19 – See how Wolf Ridge is doing financially during COVID-19. Wolf Ridge Adaptations – Executive Director Pete Smerud shares changes made by […]

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2020 May Almanac


Posted By Carrie Anderson
May 5, 2020

In the May, 2020 Almanac Newsletter Download newsletter Rising to the Challenge – re-vamping our curriculum for distance learning. View from the Ridge – How is Wolf Ridge handling the […]

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Meet Farmer Sarah Mayer


Posted By Wolf Ridge Naturalist
May 13, 2019

We’re excited to welcome Sarah Mayer, the new Farm Manager at Wolf Ridge. She comes to us from southeastern Wisconsin. She has a B.S. in Chemistry and Environmental Science, Natural […]

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Ripple Effect of the MAC Lodge Living Building


Posted By Wolf Ridge Naturalist
May 13, 2019

Kitchen remodel anticipation! Wolf Ridge alumni, Judy Gibbs, and her spouse Shawn Wentz were looking forward to renovating their 1946 kitchen. Wolf Ridge had taken on the Living Building Challenge […]

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Korppi’s Visitor


Posted By Wolf Ridge Naturalist
May 13, 2019

So there I was, hanging out with our raven, Korppi. We were working on her new training exercises where I ask her to pick up a pencil and jab it down […]

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Walleyes of Wolf Lake


Posted By Wolf Ridge Naturalist
October 15, 2018

As I meander down to Wolf Lake from the Lakeview House with fishing pole in hand, it becomes hard not to notice all the changes going on in the forest […]

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Planning Financial Sustainability


Posted By Carrie Anderson
October 15, 2018

As I begin my second year as Chair of the Wolf Ridge Board of Trustees, I am reminded of how proud I am of the accomplishments of this amazing organization. […]

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View From the Ridge, Fall 2018


Posted By Peter Smerud
October 15, 2018

September at Wolf Ridge is the start of our year. Since we are a school, I imagine you’re not surprised by that way of viewing September. We welcomed 15 new […]

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Learning From the Lake


Posted By Peter Smerud
October 15, 2018

When you first view Lake Superior on the way to Wolf Ridge, it’s the size that makes the biggest impression. The vast and occasionally fog-shrouded lake keeps asking you to […]

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Meet Field Manager Tori Dahl


Posted By Wolf Ridge Naturalist
October 10, 2018

Tori Dahl is currently the Farm Field Manager at Wolf Ridge, a seven-month job she started in April, 2018. Her background includes B.A.s in Biology and English from California Lutheran University […]

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An Interview With Lester Park Elementary School


Posted By Jesse Ross
May 1, 2018

Lester Park of Duluth, Minnesota is one of four parent-led school groups attending Wolf Ridge. Parent Tom Westrum has organized Lester Park’s 5th-grader weekend trip to Wolf Ridge in March […]

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Extra, Extra Read All About It


Posted By shannonwalz
October 1, 2013

It’s out! The latest Wolf Ridge Almanac is hot off the press.  Our newsletter features articles on environmental education techniques, natural history, Wolf Ridge curriculum, programs, and events. It is […]

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