Minnesota Master Naturalist

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NWGL - North House Folk School

North House Folk School website

500 Hwy 61 West
Grand Marais, MN 55604

North House Folk School is excited to partner with Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center and University of Minnesota-Extension to host the Northwoods-Great Lakes Master Naturalist Volunteer Training Course on the spectacular North Shore of Lake Superior. Dig into northern ecology in this five day immersion course that offers a wide variety of field experiences to explore a variety of area plant and animal communities, amazing geology, and Lake Superior, while also investigating human interactions in these ecosystems. Situated on the Grand Marais Harbor, North House offers an exceptional launching place for learning about the Northwoods and Lake Superior. Cruise Lake Superior on North House’s famous schooner, the Hjordis, and travel by canoe on an inland lake to study aquatic ecosystems. This session will be offered during the Northern Landscapes Festival, a week when some of Minnesota's finest naturalists converge at North House to take in the emerging spring season through birding, phenology and geology field experiences as well as evening lectures-- no doubt a few of these experts will drop-in to share their knowledge, an added bonus to the already highly qualified lead instructors Margie Menzies and Lisa Tracy. Join us for a tightly packed whirlwind of adventures and learning!

This course qualifies participants to become Master Naturalists after a capstone project is completed, as well as the commitment to volunteer for 40 hours during the year.

Note, this course will spend considerable time in the field. Participants should be comfortable walking distances of up to a few miles on uneven ground in various weather conditions. course fee is 375.00


For directions click: http://www.northhouse.org/aboutus/directionsandmap/index.htm

For lodging suggestions go to: http://www.visitcookcounty.com/where-to-stay-lodging-in-cook-county-mn/

Information will be sent out regarding meals.

For course and instructor details, visit: http://www.northhouse.org/courses/courses/course.cfm/cid/954

The course cost is $375 and includes course manuals and supplies.

If the course cost is a hardship, please fill out the scholarship application and send it to us.

Course Dates:

Meeting from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on:

Instructor Information

Margie Menzies

Lisa Tracy

Jessa Frost

Sponsor Information

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center

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