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Wolf Ridge farm prepares for growing season

April 25, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

With several inches of snow still on the ground, it’s hard to imagine that the Minnesota vegetable planting season will soon be here.
However, the farm at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center in Finland is a beehive of activity. A group of Carleton College students and farm manager David Abazs spent a week in late March preparing the land for its first season. Continue Reading

Wolf Ridge instructor wins award

February 28, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Joe Walewski has been directing the naturalist training program at Wolf Ridge ELC in Finland for 14 years. This year, the Minnesota Association for Environmental Education recognized him as its Non-formal Educator of the Year. Continue Reading

Cliffs and ELC give students science opportunities

January 31, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

A $15,000 donation from Cliffs Natural Resources is allowing a group of low-income students at Duluth’s Denfeld High School to get hands-on field experience from Wolf Ridge professionals. Continue Reading

Wolf Ridge ELC: Jack and Genea’s enduring dream

October 4, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The morning sun illuminated the red and gold leaves and the sky was cloudless blue in Finland on Sunday. It was a fitting tribute by Mother Nature to a couple whose vision has brought over a half million people to northern Minnesota to learn about the environment. Continue Reading

Finland News

June 16, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Best wishes go out, Wolf Ridge will hold an open house, and the Annual Father and Son Banquet is held. Continue Reading