News from the Steger Wilderness Center

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Into the wild: Students work with Steger to build their dreams

Into the wild: Students work with Steger to build their dreams

by Steger Wilderness Center at August 4, 2014

JON TEVLIN , Star Tribune ELY, Minn. - Go east out of Ely, past the gas station and the Wolf Center, leaving any semblance of civilization behind. Dirt roads narrow and giant potholes rattle your chassis for miles. You turn down the long driveway, past a gate and a sign that warns to watch for dog sleds.

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Never Take Greens For Granted

Never Take Greens For Granted

by Andrea S at July 31, 2014

Living a simple life on the Homestead not only helps one understand just how many things most would consider necessity to be superfluous, but also to appreciate the things that might seem easily obtained elsewhere - namely, fresh produce. On the Homestead, an emphasis is placed on the relationship between the food consumed and the surrounding eco systems.

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Completed Railings

Completed Railings

by Andrea S at July 11, 2014

Last week the Homestead had an extra reason to celebrate besides Independence Day. After weeks of painstaking work in the woodshop, interns finished installing the new third and fifth deck railings, bringing the space to life by framing the surrounding landscape between delicate curves of richly oil redwood.

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Photos from the Steger Wilderness Center

Steger Wilderness Center

Learn About Will's Past Expeditions...

Audio dispatches, blog posts, images, and more...

2014 Solo Quetico Expedition

2014 Solo Quetico Expedition

1986 North Pole

1986 North Pole

2004 Arctic Transect

2004 Arctic Transect

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