For the first time since the creation of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, the flag of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa was permanently raised over the park on June 23rd, 2021.
The National Lakeshore is a family affair for Forrest Howk and his dad Neil. Read their Lakeshore Logbook entry to learn how they blazed some trails and made lots of memories.
The Lightkeeper’s Tender “Don A” is now on display in the Fog Signal Building at the Raspberry island Light Station. Over many years, volunteers at the Bayfield Maritime Museum poured countless hours of work into building the 16-foot-long wooden boat. The Don A bears the name of former museum president Don Albrecht, who came upContinue reading “Replica lighthouse skiff now on display at Raspberry Island Light Station”
Father-daughter day at work takes on special meaning for the family members who wrote this week’s Lakeshore Logbook entry.
One of the first park employees shares his memories of the early days of the National Lakeshore. Days filled with accomplishments and opportunities.
Heidi Van Dunk started as a volunteer and wore many hats in the years that followed.
Researchers used DNA from hair samples to estimate how many animals are in the park and where their relatives live. They published the results of that work this summer.
Jim Stowell says knowing his programs connect with park visitors fills him with pride. So do the lasting relationships he built on Raspberry Island.
Come peruse the creative expression of local youth from this summer, and/or, join us in creating a visual representation and message about why you love the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and surrounding region.
From working the phones to assessing storm damage on hiking trails, Kellie writes about the variety of life in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.