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    Summer Wildlifer Log – Dispatch 10

    Follow along as Jenna leads a brand new group of Summit Academy students around the Homestead and shows them our solar array, wood shop, lodge, sauna, and lake village. Along the way we meet three of our dearest [...]
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    Summer Wildlifer Log – Dispatch 09

    Two massive stone masonry projects - the Roman road and grand staircase - are finally coming together at the Steger Wilderness Center! Learn about this multi-year project from master stone mason Ian McKiel and his students.
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    Trip to Listening Point – Summer Dispatch 08

    Will and the Steger Wilderness Center communication squad travel together to Listening Point on nearby Burntside Lake – the fabled land of Sigurd Olson, the great nature writer, whose books still inspire love and wonder [...]
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    Summer Wildlifer Log – Dispatch 07

    The residents and new Summit Academy students help master stone mason Jim Sullivan with his first project of the summer - building a terraced stone wall to divert pond water into the lake.
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    Summer Wildlifer Log – Dispatch 06

    Johnny Ray & Jasper interview Jenna about the full-scribe log cabin she built with the Steger Wilderness Center summer residents and Summit Academy students after the great windstorm of 2016, which felled hundreds of [...]

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