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Bulldogs Behind the Scenes: Boulder Lake
Join us online (via Zoom) 12:00 - 1:00 p.m (CT)
Join alumni and friends for a virtual tour of Boulder Lake -- an 18,000 acre classroom just over 20 miles north of Duluth. The Boulder Lake Environmental Education Program provides a window for students of all ages to view full-scale natural resource management. The outdoor classroom includes access to trails, lakes, streams, ponds, wetlands, bogs, gravel pits, and forests. The diversity of plants and animals, cultural history, and ongoing stewardship of land and water are what make Boulder Lake Management Area an ideal setting for education. Ryan Hueffmeier, Director of the Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center, will take us on a guided virtual tour of the area, sharing information on hidden gems, and answering our questions.
12:00 - 1:00 PM (CT)
*Participants will receive a link to join the Zoom webinar from Alumni Relations
More about Boulder Lake:
Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center provides comprehensive educational programs that contribute to increased understanding and appreciation of natural resource management practices through the Boulder Lake Management Area which provides an interpretive window to showcase resource management including hydroelectric power generation within a working forest environment, and illustrates the many social, biological, and economic benefits of that forest.
Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center is located in the Arrowhead region of Minnesota and sits within the 18,000 acres of the Boulder Lake Management Area. Established in 1992, the area is cooperatively managed by Minnesota Power, Saint Louis County Land Department, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The Boulder Lake Management Area is a unique outdoor classroom from which Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center staff raise awareness and understanding of scale, integrated natural resource management as - large practiced by the managing partners throughout northern Minnesota.