Mission Statement

The mission of the St. Olaf Natural Lands is to promote education, recreation and conservation of our local ecosystems.

Education. Enhance teaching through experiential learning, student and faculty research and outreach to the community beyond St. Olaf.

Recreation. Facilitate outdoor recreation for exercise science, athletic teams and all members of the local community.

Conservation. Develop and maintain high quality interconnected habitat for native species and water management in the Natural Lands and surrounding areas.