Working in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore can be a life-changing experience. It was for Merrith Baughman in more ways than one.
The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore lost an important historic figure last week. Dick Carrier, who passed away at 85, oversaw the park’s transportation program throughout the eighties and nineties—the Lakeshore’s operational formative years.
A brush with fame on Outer Island, a hungry, reluctant mama bear and an Ojibwe ceremony are all part of this week’s Lakeshore Logbook entry.
It was a night of music, moving images and intriguing discussions when our friends at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua collaborated with the Friends of the Apostle Islands to celebrate the connection between earth day and the national lakeshore during a special edition of the Tiny Tent Show on Facebook and YouTube.
It’s a day devoted to protecting our environment for future generations… a day to think globally and act locally. Earth Day organizers say more than 1 billion people in 192 countries now participate in Earth Day activities each year.
You might call him a rebel with a cause. Robin tells us about his life as a naturalist and a “wild hair” he entertained during his final weeks in the park.
The southeastern part of Oak Island was heavily impacted by a severe storm that created a dense tree blowdown, blocking access to multiple trail sections.
Hosted by award-winning radio personality Robin Washington, the first half of the hour-long program offers a taste of several of the nearly 30 programs given at the Symposium
Cue the stage lights, strike up the band, or at least tune in at 7 pm on Friday, April 23rd for a Tiny Tent Show celebration of Earth Day and the Islands with Bigtop Chautauqua and Friends of the Apostle Islands.
Operating a park vessel in sea conditions greater than five feet and actually rescueing someone in these conditions is an amazing feeling.