Bill Ganzlin - The Lead Instructor for "The Natural History of Norway" grew up in Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, a small town along the Wisconsin River in southern Wisconsin. Bill lives in White Bear Lake, MN and has two children, Peter and Madeline, who are both pursuing college degrees at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Wisconsin-Green Bay respectively.
Bill completed a B.S. degree in Natural Resources and an M.S. degree in Forestry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Bill worked for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Chequamegon National Forest in northern Wisconsin before joining the College of Natural Resources (now the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences), University of Minnesota in 1985. In addition to leading the Norway program, Bill provides leadership for the Student Services Office in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences.