Thu., April 13, 2017 Polar explorer Will Steger will be in Spokane this month to present a free program, “Eyewitness to Climate Change.” Steger, who lives in Minnesota, has a wealth of experience and perspective in arctic environments. He led the first dogsled journey without resupply to the North Pole and the first dogsled traverse […]
I am reminded of my expedition there — and of the repercussions that the loss of ice shelves will have around the world in the form of rising seas and accelerated climate change. By Will Steger There is no way to comprehend the massiveness of the disintegration of Antarctica’s Larsen C Ice Shelf unless you […]
January 27, 2017 — 9:08 AM CST Arthur Levitt, former chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, interviews polar explorer and environmental activist, Will Steger, on “A Closer Look With Arthur Levitt.” https://podcasts.climategen.org/other/A-Closer-Look-With-Arthur-Levitt-Will-Steger.mp3 producer: Arthur Levitt +1-212-617-5560 or firstname.lastname@example.org Running time 30:05 See the full article here.
Will Steger’s heart may be in the wilderness, but his houseboat in St. Paul is where he gets things done.
WCCO Sunday Morning Nov. 27, 2016 Janet Brown, the director of Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy, spoke with Rachel Slavik and Matt Brickman about the threat posed by climate change and how the Minnesota-based group is working to educate the public (3:48). See the full article online here.
Will Steger’s Winter Hike: Wabakimi Park to Ely By Susan Bourne On Thursday, March 31, I was enjoying a sunny break at the Dawson Trail Campgrounds. As I rounded the corner, I spotted of all things, a canoe. At first I thought that it was a mirage, when a slender man dressed in green also appeared (not a […]
By Sam Cook Ely polar explorer Will Steger says he has trouble reading “North to the Pole” these days. The book, co-authored by Steger and expedition co-leader Paul Schurke of Ely, was written after their team’s successful 55-day dogsled expedition to the top of the world in 1986. Monday marks the 30th anniversary of the […]
By Sam Cook Thirty years to the day after Ely’s Will Steger and seven others left northern Canada for the North Pole, Steger will begin a different kind of trip. He’ll make a 350-mile solo expedition, traveling over lakes and rivers from a remote drop-off in Ontario back to his homestead near Ely. Steger, 71, […]
MPR News host Tom Weber continued a series of 2016 preview conversations and checked-in with explorer and activist Will Steger. Steger has new adventures planned for the new year, as well as continuing work with his new Wilderness Center in Ely. 1/06/16 https://cdn.climategen.org/audio/mpr/06steger_explore_2016_20160106_64.mp3
By Cathy de Moll While celebrating the launch of my new book Think South last week, I happened upon several people who followed the book’s subject, the International Trans-Antarctica Expedition, as kids. I met them not, as I anticipated, in the audience, but in various roles surrounding the event. One of the reporters who called for […]