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Jonathan Poppele

St. Paul, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Jonathan Poppele

Jonathan is a naturalist, author and educator who helps people connect more deeply to themselves, others, and nature. Jon has authored several nature guidebooks, including a series on animal tracking. He is the Minnesota coordinator for Bird Language Leaders; a member of the Minnesota Astronomical Society; and founder of the Minnesota Wildlife Tracking Project. Jon also teaches meditation, mindfulness, and the peaceful martial art of Ki-Aikido as Head Instructor of the Minnesota Ki Society.

Current Courses Offered by Jonathan Poppele

2.25 Days
Teaser image for Winter Wildlife Tracking in the Field

Winter Wildlife Tracking in the Field

The snow-covered winter landscape can feel desolate and inhospitable. But snow also transforms the north woods into a canvas on which animals trace their stories. Learning to identify and interpret wildlife tracks and sign transforms the blank white tapestry of the snow-covered woods into a vibrant collage of animal activity.…
Fri, Jan 24th, 2020  –  Sun, Jan 26th, 2020
Day 1: 5-7pm; Day 2: 9am-4pm; Day 3: 9am-noon
Instructor: Jonathan Poppele