Dr. William Rom will present “Following Sigurd Olson’s Dreams of Canoeing the Churchill River to the Bay, the Back in the Barrenlands, and the South Nahanni” on Monday, April 22 at 7 pm in the Fine Arts Theater at Vermilion Community College in Ely. The presentation is sponsored by the Sigurd F. Olson Lecture Endowment Fund and is open to [...]
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You’re invited to the Spring Luncheon on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Town and Country Club of St. Paul. Town and Country Club of St. Paul 300 Mississippi River Blvd St. Paul, Minnesota Program 11:00 a.m. Social Hour & Silent Auction 12:00 noon Welcome: Douglas Wood, President, Board of Directors Invocation: Rev. [...]
LPF’s first public Sig Olson exhibition will be housed at the International Wolf Center, in Ely. The exhibit entitled The Sigurd Olson Legacy: Wilderness, Writings and Wolves will run from May 19 through October 31, 2013. Five components will make up the display, including a recreation of Sig’s writing shack! Please plan to visit the Wolf Center and enjoy the exhibition.
If you enjoy nature writing, here is a unique opportunity—the chance to write, talk and think about writing at Sigurd Olson’s Listening Point. This Writers’ Retreat is an opportunity to draw inspiration from the same rocks, woods, and waters that inspired Sig, one of the foremost nature writers of the 20th century. While we can’t promise that you will write just like Sigurd Olson, we [...]
You can help preserve this historical site! The passage of time and the weathering effects of the elements are taking their toll on the Listening Point structures. In 2009 Sig’s cedar dock needed to be replaced. Last year we restored the cabin’s iconic stone steps and a section of the fireplace hearth. In addition, the entire stone [...]