Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area

Jerald J. Dosch
Visiting Associate Professor, Biology
Olin-Rice 215


Mike Anderson
Associate Director
On site:
9550 Inver Grove Trail
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076

On campus:
Olin-Rice 115
651-696-6230 office

Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area (Ordway Field Station) is an area set aside by Macalester College for biological and environmental education, research, and the protection and management of natural environments.

Access by the public is permitted providing they first obtain permission by contacting Jerald Dosch at , or Mike Anderson, .

While Macalester is happy to make this wonderful area available to the public, the following activities are prohibited:

  • Hunting, fishing and trapping
  • Collecting plants, animals, fossils, or artifacts
  • Bringing pets on the site
  • Bringing or using drugs, alcohol on the site
  • Building fires and camping
  • Straying from marked trails
  • Using motorized vehicles

Please avoid areas containing flags and markers as they correspond to ongoing research.