We’ve circled back on some of the people we’ve featured in 2019.
From anglers to hunters, from ultramarathoners to educators: outdoors-lovers, all.

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From Lake Country Now:

VILLAGE OF DOUSMAN – Heidi Pinkerton is known not only for her love of wolves but how she helps educate people through her photography. She was recently awarded with the Who Speaks for Wolf award for her work over the years. 

“I think that when you educate people about wildlife, they’ll have a greater respect for it,” Pinkerton said. 

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From Hometown Focus:

The staff at the International Wolf Center in Ely grew by six people at the end of May. Six summer interns all joined the team at the center and will spend their time this busy season fielding questions and leading discussions about wolves.

Krista Harrington, the interpretive center manager, said each of the interns was chosen because of two main reasons.

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From Post-Crescemt:

For biology majors like Rachel Smaby of Neenah, few coveted summer internships allow them to learn, lead and foster a love of the outdoors at the same time.

This summer, Smaby hit the internship jackpot with one of six summer internships at the International Wolf Center in Ely, Minnesota. As a wolf educator intern at the northern Minnesota interpretive center that houses seven ambassador wolves, Smaby will lead hourly education sessions and answer questions from visitors to the center.


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