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Beginning Bird Banding

$2700
Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center 6282 Cranberry Road, Finland, MN

A seven-day introductory course designed for both amateur birders and professional biologists.

Advanced Bird Banding

$1700
Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center 6282 Cranberry Road, Finland, MN

An advanced bird banding class designed to help participants fine-tune their skills. Must be 18+ to enroll.

Fabulous Fall Geek Out: Fungus

$390
Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center 6282 Cranberry Road, Finland, MN

Learn how to identify mushrooms and other fungi out in the woods and fields, and hopefully find a tasty snack or two along the way! This workshop is part of our Fabulous Fall Geek Out weekend.

Fabulous Fall Geek Out: North Shore Geology Exploration

$390
Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center 6282 Cranberry Road, Finland, MN

Explore the North Shore of Lake Superior’s fascinating geologic history. We will learn the basics of recognizing the different rock types, decipher lava flows and all their layers, and visit a number of unique geologic sites. This workshop is part of our Fabulous Fall Geek Out weekend.

Fabulous Fall Geek Out: The Nature of Food

$390
Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center 6282 Cranberry Road, Finland, MN

Learn now how cultivating the right conditions for healthy soil biology allows us to cultivate strong, adapted, pest and disease-resistant plants. This workshop is part of our Fabulous Fall Geek Out weekend.

Fabulous Fall Geek Out: Fish of the North Shore

$450
Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center 6282 Cranberry Road, Finland, MN

In the course, we will be looking at fish behavior, conservation of our amazing Minnesota species, and how to get into fishing them without breaking the bank. This workshop is part of our Fabulous Fall Geek Out weekend.

Fabulous Fall Geek Out: Galls, Burls and Brooms of the North Shore

$390
Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center 6282 Cranberry Road, Finland, MN

This workshop will focus on exploring the Lilliputian world of galls, burls, and brooms as well as the plants they grow on. This workshop is part of our Fabulous Fall Geek Out weekend.

Fabulous Fall Geek Out: The Lives of Black-Capped Chickadees

$390
Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center 6282 Cranberry Road, Finland, MN

During this course, students will be introduced to and participate in Black-capped Chickadee bird banding research. This workshop is part of our Fabulous Fall Geek Out weekend.

Fabulous Fall Geek Out: Wolf Ridge Sampler

$350
Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center 6282 Cranberry Road, Finland, MN

Experience our favorite Wolf Ridge experience at the peak of fall colors on the North Shore. Climb a rock wall. Hike to an overlook on the Superior Hiking Trail. Seek out north woods wildlife and plant communities. This workshop is part of our Fabulous Fall Geek Out weekend.

Fabulous Fall Geek Out: Saw-whet Owl Banding

$390
Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center 6282 Cranberry Road, Finland, MN

This workshop is a hands-on introduction to fall raptor banding migrating down the Lake Superior corridor. The emphasis will be on Northern Saw-whet owls. This workshop is part of our Fabulous Fall Geek Out weekend.