North Woods, Great Lakes Course Master Naturalist Course

February 17, 2024 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Take the North Woods, Great Lakes course right on the shores of Lake Superior with Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory at the historic University of Minnesota Limnology Lab in Duluth, Minnesota! (6006 London Rd.) Travel through the transition from the ice and snow of winter into the greening spring in the Northwoods! Explore the fascinating geology, plant and animal communities, inland lakes and bogs, ecology and human interactions of the Northwoods, as well as how Lake Superior impacts and interacts with these ecosystems. The course will run from 9 am to 5 pm over 5 Saturdays beginning February 17 and ending May 4, 2024. Field trips will be incorporated into the scheduled class days, so regardless of the weather, expect that there will be outdoor discovery in every class session!

The course cost is $295 and includes course manuals and supplies. Register at:

Course Dates:

Meeting from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on:

  • Saturday, February 17, 2024
  • Saturday, March 16, 2024
  • Saturday, April 6, 2024
  • Saturday, April 20, 2024
  • Saturday, May 4, 2024

Instructor Information

Margie Menzies,, 218-428-8722