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Deep Portage Learning Center

Hackensack, MN | http://www.deep-portage.org
Joined in March 2016

About Us

Deep Portage Learning Center is a private, non-profit residential environmental learning center located in north-central Minnesota. Our campus is situated on the south shore of Big Deep Lake and is part of the Deep Portage Conservation Reserve, a 6,000 acre tract of glacial hills and lakes covered in birch/aspen/pine transitional forest. We provide science and life skill education programs for over 8,000 students from across Minnesota each year.  Our 54,000 square-foot main building houses guests and contains a 30-foot indoor climbing wall, modern classroom spaces, and full kitchen and meal service facilities. Our campus is heated 100% by biomass gasifiers and 25% of our electricity is produced on-site through photovoltaic panel arrays and wind turbines. Deep Portage operates with a staff of approximately 25, of which 10-12 are educators.
Deep Portage Learning Center is a private, non-profit residential environmental learning center located in north-central Minnesota. Our campus is situated on the south shore of Big Deep Lake and is part of the Deep Portage Conservation…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environment & Sustainability

Location

  • 2197 Nature Center Drive NW
    Hackensack, MN

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