What would you say to future stewards of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, as they celebrate 100 years of the park?
Erica saw her role with the Friends as “an opportunity to give back to the Park for all its beach walks, bog smells, wild storms, eagle sightings, and night skies,” she says, and in turn, “help steward its vital future.”
There is a place for scientific explanations, but on mornings like this with the bright sun shimmering over the sea smoke rising over Lake Superior, it is not science that I think of.
The sun will soon set, ending a tumultuous year of challenges, changes, and setting the stage for tomorrow’s sunrise to begin the new year ahead. Seems like a good time to reflect, and to catch my breath.
DRUMROLL PLEASE! It has been a big year in the Apostle Islands — from fun and fanfare to tragedy averted. During this last week of the year,, Friends of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is counting down its TOP TEN Island stories of 2021.
The winter solstice marks the moment the sun reaches it furthest point in its southerly journey and seems to pause, just a moment, before beginning its slow trajectory back towards spring.
A walk in the dancing forest this morning reminded me of another windstorm, this one in December of 1874 and made famous by John Muir.
More than a training program, the Institute is a professional and personal development experience that provides participants with a unique opportunity to understand and develop their leadership style, build fundamental skills, and receive targeted feedback from their peers and the facilitators.
Do you have a paddler on your holiday list this season? Perhaps a sailor or hiker or lighthouse lover? Friends of the Apostle Islands can make your holiday shopping fast and easy with a gift membership for the ones you love.
Whatever the official definition of “sea smoke” is, it does not explain its effect on the human soul.