fbpx

BLOG

Wolf Ridge Tails and Tales

Stories and adventures at Wolf Ridge from a variety of voices.

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 […]

Read Full Post

The Lake People


Posted By Maggie Noun
April 17, 2018

The Lake People   There is one place on the shore of Mother Superior that the Lake People still frequent in peace. there is no black sludge that invades the […]

Read Full Post

Spring Slowly Arrives


Posted By Maggie Noun
April 11, 2018

When Spring arrives on the ridge, it is not as Mary Oliver or other poets would write it as. There are no tender tendrils of green peeking through the ground, […]

Read Full Post

Adulthood and Wonder


Posted By Maggie Noun
March 22, 2018

Being an adult, I sometimes forget about the magic of nature. I forget about the rolling hills of the eroded Sawtooth mountains, the tiny networks of organisms in lichens, the […]

Read Full Post

International Women’s Day – Poem by Maggie Noun


Posted By Maggie Noun
March 8, 2018

Dedicated to all women and girls finding their place in the environment and the outdoors!   You may think that you have no place in the woods here. That you […]

Read Full Post

The Troll of Raven Lake


Posted By Maggie Noun
February 15, 2018

The Troll of Raven lake resides in the caves are only accessible on ice, or by canoe by Marshall Mountain. If you have seen a troll before you’ll know that […]

Read Full Post

Clear Night on Wolf Lake: A Short Story


Posted By Maggie Noun
February 1, 2018

Sam was from the cities, where there were maybe one to ten stars showing up on a clear night. Even so, she loved the sight of the downtown lights across […]

Read Full Post

Silence


Posted By Maggie Noun
January 14, 2018

There is rarely complete silence on the ridge; there are usually gleeful yelps of joy, bickering, and complaints about cold and being tired from herds of sixth graders. Such was […]

Read Full Post

From the 40th Anniversary Story Room:


Posted By Maggie Noun
December 5, 2017

Meg Blogett came to wolf ridge in summer ’95 as a camper, counselor, then an adult chaperone with Hopkins Summer Field Biology Group, and was a student naturalist 2009-10.   […]

Read Full Post

Redtail Ridge


Posted By Maggie Noun
November 26, 2017

Redtail Ridge   Redtail Ridge Elementary came from October 30 to November 3rd 2017, and enjoyed an early snow and some second degree fun in the RVs! As the liaison […]

Read Full Post

Wolf Ridge Tails and Tales!


Posted By Maggie Noun
November 25, 2017

Wolf Ridge Tails¬† and Tales is here to share stories of why folks come year after year to Wolf Ridge. It aims to ignite some of the stories the recesses […]

Read Full Post