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Lisa Tracy

Grand Marais, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Lisa Tracy

Lisa is a Minnesota outdoor enthusiast who grew up loving the wilderness of the Boundary Waters.  She earned her Master’s in Animal Biology in New Zealand and currently serves as a biology faculty member at Inver Hills Community College. Lisa spent five years studying endangered bird species in New Zealand and two field seasons in Alaska studying aquatic ecology. Her current research addresses local effects of a pathogen causing worldwide amphibian declines. This work recently won the National Science Foundation Innovation Challenge, which took her to Washington DC to present on Capitol Hill. Lisa enjoys canoeing, mountaineering, rock-climbing, gardening, and traveling with her family.

Current Courses Offered by Lisa Tracy

5 Days
Teaser image for Master Naturalist: Northwoods and Great Lakes

Master Naturalist: Northwoods and Great Lakes

North House Folk School is excited to partner with Sugarloaf: The North Shore Stewardship Association and University of Minnesota-Extension to host the Northwoods-Great Lakes Master Naturalist Volunteer Training Course on the spectacular North Shore of Lake Superior. Dig into northern ecology in this five-day immersion course that offers a wide…
Tue, May 28th, 2019  –  Sat, Jun 1st, 2019
9am-5pm, some optional evening sessions
Instructors: Margie Menzies, Lisa Tracy