Gustola Granola has been a long-time favorite of Wilderness Inquiry. Whether you are on the trail or on the water, it is the perfect snack for any activity. Made with simple yet nutritious ingredients, it is the perfect blend of quality and flavor. Along with a great local story we love creating new ways to… [Read more] 5-Ingredient Protein Bites with Gustola Granola
News & Notes
Scenes as a paddle by conservation groups begins on the Chicago River. Dale Bowman/Sun-Times See the full article here. Do I dare soak my Chicago Marathon baseball cap in the Chicago River? To cool my bald head? Enough parroting T.S. Eliot’s ‘‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.’’ But I did wonder as we set out Wednesday from Kayak Chicago, south… [Read more] Time paddling the Chicago River: Seeing up close the changes
Ed Palmer was a long-time participant with Wilderness Inquiry, joining more than half a dozen WI trips along with his nephew Gerry. The pair canoed Montana’s Missouri River in 1998, sea kayaked the San Juan Islands in 2000, explored Maine’s Moose River in 2002, and paddled Isle Royale in 2004. Palmer was up for any… [Read more] “I Learned There is Good in Me…”
Photos by Brian Peterson • Intro by Richard Chin (Read the full article here) Sometimes they worry that there might be sharks or even monsters in the water. Sometimes they’re so scared that they start to cry. Even in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, many inner-city kids have never been on a boat. For them,… [Read more] A Floating Classroom – Star Tribune
On May 3, more than 300 supporters, partners, and friends of Wilderness Inquiry gathered at the Machine Shop in Minneapolis to celebrate our 40th Anniversary. With musical stylings from the Wilderness Inquiry Family Band, Jacques the Voyageur guiding the ship, the christening of WI’s newest named Voyageur canoe ‘The Finch Family’, and stories from across 40… [Read more] Wilderness Inquiry’s 40th Anniversary Celebration
The Wild Side by Julie Kendrick, Minnesota Good Age Greg Lais, the founder and executive director of the nonprofit organization Wilderness Inquiry, has enjoyed nature in just about every place on earth, including highlights such as Iceland, Costa Rica and Africa. But one of the most powerful outdoor memories for the 61-year-old social entrepreneur was… [Read more] The Wild Side – Minnesota Good Age
Canoes filled with Banfield Elementary students pass each other on the Cedar River as guides from the Canoemobile took them up and down a stretch of the river Tuesday. Photos by Eric Johnsonfirstname.lastname@example.org Traveling Canoemobile gives students opportunity to get out on the Cedar River By Daily Herald Area students are getting the opportunity to… [Read more] Canoemobile in Austin, MN
Thank you Representative Betty McCollum for this wonderful tribute!
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed May 4th, 2018 Wilderness Inquiry Day in the State of Minnesota. We are deeply honored to be recognized in this way in our home State.
40 years ago this May, Greg Lais and Paul Schurke rode to the State Capitol to file our Articles of Incorporation. Wilderness Inquiry was officially recognized as a non-profit when then Secretary of State Joan Anderson Growe made the filing official. On May 4, 2018, we mark the 40th anniversary of that spring day, but… [Read more] 40 Years of Adventure – Share Your Story!