Vegetation Legacies and Change-Northland College Lecture Series

A Half-Century of Stewardship in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Vegetation in the Apostle Islands has been the subject of several major studies over the past fifty years. This talk will synthesize the findings from many of these studies to provide information and insights about the current status of many vegetation types and a description of how some vegetation has been changing over time.

Dr. Sarah Johnson is an associate professor of natural resources at Northland College. She is a plant ecologist who studies ecological change in vegetation in the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes region. Much of her research is applied collaborative work with the National Park Service, which has included several projects in the Apostle Islands over the past seventeen years. Sarah enjoys engaging her students in natural history coursework and field research experiences.

Free and open to the public

Apostle Islands 50th Anniversary Lecture Series
On September 26, 2020, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore will celebrate 50 years since its designation as a national lakeshore. Enjoy this last lecture in the three-part-series created in partnership with the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and Friends of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Lakeshore.



Feb 27 2020


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute
Northland College

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