The Listening Point Foundation, Inc.

The Listening Point Foundation was founded in 1998 not only to preserve and protect "Listening Point," the rugged and beautiful northern Minnesota lakeshore property that served as a getaway place for Sigurd F. Olson, but also to promote Sigurd's philosophy and build upon his legacy in the field of wilderness education.

The Listening Point Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. If you are interested in contributing and receiving the foundation's newsletter, please send your donation to:

The Listening Point Foundation
Alanna Dore, Executive Director
PO Box 180
Ely, MN 5573l

Email: Listening Point Foundation

Click on the image below to visit the Listening Point Foundation website.

Listening Point Foundation


The View from Listening Point is a semiannual publication that gives you the latest news about Listening Point and the Listening Point Foundation's work, along with essays about Sigurd Olson and wilderness. The first five issues are available below. To subscribe, please send a donation to the Listening Point Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 180, Ely, MN 55731.

[bullet]Fall/Winter 2001-02 Listening Point Foundation Newsletter

[bullet]Winter/Spring 2001 Listening Point Foundation Newsletter

[bullet]Fall/Winter 2000 Listening Point Foundation Newsletter

[bullet]Spring/Summer 2000 Listening Point Foundation Newsletter

[bullet]Fall/Winter 1999 Listening Point Foundation Newsletter

[bullet]Sigurd F. Olson: The Man Behind the Legend

This first Listening Point Foundation annual lecture was given by Chairman Robert K. Olson in honor of his father's 100th birthday.

[bullet]Photo Essay about Listening Point

The "Preserving the Legacy" icon is used by permission of the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, which designed it in 1999 as the logo to celebrate the centennial of Olson's birth.