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Learn more about the Northland conservationist whose name graces the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute at Northland College in Ashland.


“Breath of Wilderness” by Kristin Eggerling is the story of Olson, the conservationist and teacher whose love for wild places transformed his life. He spent many years teaching and writing about natural history and ecology, but became a leader in the wilderness preservation movement in the 1920s.

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