Audubon Center of the North Woods Residential Environmental Learning Center

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
EE Site
Field Trip/Tour
Program
Course/Workshop
Abstract: 

The Audubon Center of the North Woods, located on Grindstone Lake near Sandstone, MN, is a non-profit residential environmental learning center (RELC), conference & retreat center, and wildlife rehabilitation facility.

We are proud leaders in environmental education and renewable energy. Our diverse 535-acre sanctuary includes a variety of habitats, including old-growth red and white pines, hardwood forests, restored wetlands and prairies. We offer a great variety of environmental learning experiences for people of all ages.

Our unique center features geothermal heating/cooling and grid-connected solar and wind power systems. We have facilities that can provide lodging and meals for up to 150 participants and visitors to the Audubon Center of the North Woods have the opportunity to experience a range of dispersed learning environments including our wildlife barn, yurt, log cabin, formal classrooms, lounges, and of course, the great outdoors!

Conveniently located about halfway between Duluth and the Twin Cities.

Topic Areas: 
Energy
Outdoor Recreation
Wildlife
Target Audience: 
Grades Pre K-12
Teachers
Citizen and Youth Groups
Higher Education
Geographic Location: 
All Minnesota
Outside Minnesota
Central
Enhancements / Connections: 

Brochures available for tours, raptor, general programs, special education opportunities. Memberships are also available.

Fee: 
No
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

Audubon Center of the North Woods
PO Box 530
Sandstone, MN 55072
320-245-2648
888-404-7743
320-245-5272 (fax)
audubon1@audubon-center.org
http://www.audubon-center.org

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