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NORTHERN LANDSCAPES FESTIVAL
May 29-31, 2015

Discover the birds, wildflowers, geology and more of the dynamic and rich Northern landscape. The Northern Landscapes Festival features a series of interrelated, field focused courses, complimented by presentations and programs.


Planning for the 2015 event is underway. Expect more birding, ecology, and geology courses on the schedule, along with featured speaker legendary birder Bob Janssen. Coursework will be in place by March 1 with a complete event overview to follow. More details to come! Sign up for our e-newsletter to stay up to date.
 

2015 FESTIVAL COURSES
More ecology, geology and birding courses will be scheduled as of March 1--please check back!
Starting May 29
- Birding by Ear - 1 day
-
What's This Rock? The Geologic Story of Minnesota's North Shore - 2.5 days

2015 ADJACENT CRAFT COURSES
- Adirondack Chair Building
- Knife, Bowl & Spoon: Four Days of Woodcraft
- Building the Fisherman: Joe Seliga's Square-Stern Wood Canvas Canoe Form
- Damascus Folding Jackknife: Make Your Own
- Grindbygg - Norwegian 'Trestle Frame' Timber Framing


Frequently Asked Questions

1. Where can we stay during the festival??
There are many wonderful places to stay both in Grand Marais and throughout Cook County. Upon registration, North House mails all participants a comprehensive listing of all lodging and camping options in the area.

Information about lodging is also available from:
** Grand Marais Area Tourism Association 888-922-5000

2. So, where is Grand Marais and North House Folk School?
Grand Marais, Minnesota, is located on the stunning and rugged North Shore of Lake Superior. Grand Marais is about 100 miles northeast of Duluth or about 250 miles north of the Twin Cities. From the Twin Cities take I35 north to Duluth, and from Duluth proceed on Highway 61. Delta Airlines serves both Minneapolis-St. Paul International and Duluth International Airports.

3. What clothing and resources should I bring?
Upon registration, a comprehensive confirmation packet that includes lodging options and recommended clothing lists will be mailed to all participants.
Weather can be highly variable in Grand Marais and on the Gunflint Trail this time of year. In addition to your binoculars and spotting scopes, we suggest that you bring:
1. Layered, light-colored clothing; including sweatshirts/light jackets & long pants
2. Rain gear
3. Waterproof footwear
4. Hat
5. Insect head net and repellent
6. Lightweight gloves

 


Downloadable Resources:

Event Overview Available
in March 2015

 


Event Partners


USFS Superior National Forest Gunflint and Tofte Ranger Districts


MORE RESOURCES
- Cook County Event Info
- Area Lodging & Business Info

 

 

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