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Lisa Tracy

Grand Marais, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Lisa Tracy

Lisa is a Minnesota outdoor enthusiast who grew up loving the wilderness of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.  She earned her Master’s Degree in Animal Biology in New Zealand and currently serves as a biology faculty member at Inver Hills Community College. Lisa spent five years studying endangered bird species in New Zealand and two field seasons in Alaska studying aquatic ecology. Her current research addresses local effects of a pathogen causing worldwide amphibian declines. This work recently won the National Science Foundation Innovation Challenge, which took her to Washington, DC to present on Capitol Hill. Lisa enjoys canoeing, mountaineering, rock-climbing, gardening, and traveling with her family.

Past Courses Offered by Lisa Tracy

Master Naturalist: Northwoods and Great Lakes

North Woods Field Exploration: Woods, Bogs and More

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