A Year in the Wilderness

On the Fall Equinox 2015 Dave and Amy Freeman launched their canoe in the Kawishiwi River and paddle into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. T

Source of Confidence Expedition

2 Women. 4,000 Miles. A Source-to-Sea Expedition exploring the Source of Confidence on the 4th Longest River System in the World. During the summer an

Paddle to DC

In the fall of 2014, National Geographic Adventurers of the Year Amy and Dave Freeman, paddled and sail 2,000 miles from the Boundary Waters Canoe Are

Rondon and President stand by a Rio Roosevelt marker.

Rio Roosevelt Centennial Expedition

In the spring of 2014 Dave Freeman and a team explorers returned to the Amazon Rainforest to study the plants, animals, and people of one of the world


The Kraft Family’s Around the World Adventure

Throughout the 2013/2014 school year the Wilderness Classroom is partnering with the Kraft family to connect classrooms with their family as they expl


Boreal Forest Adventure

When snow blanketed the far North in 2014, Amy and Dave Freeman hitched up dog teams and headed out to explore the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderne

North American Odyssey

On April 4th, 2013 Amy and Dave Freeman paddled into Key West, Florida, completing their 3 year, 11,700 mile journey across North America. What’s next

Slate Islands Research Expedition

In the Fall of 2013 Wilderness Classroom Expedition Leader, Amy Freeman, joined a team of geologists on a research expedition to the Slate Islands. Th


Trans-Amazon Expedition

Between April 2007 and November 2008 Dave Freeman, Amy Freeman, and Eric Frost led a team of scientists and educators on a 3,000 mile journey across S

Common Octopus

Marine Biology in the Bahamas

The Shedd Aquarium has offered its High School Marine Biology Program in the Bahamas for more than thirty years. Through a partnership with Wilderness


Iguana Research Expedition

Shedd Aquarium has been active in Rock Iguana conservation, studying several Rock Iguana populations in the Bahamas since 1994. Volunteers have been h


Project Polar Bear

We will be posting update from March 30th to April 17th, 2009. We hope you will log and follow along to learn about dogsleding, climate change, Polar