Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Newswire

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Newswire

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  1. Storms Batter Apostle Islands National LakeshoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | National Parks Traveler

    Strong winds driven by thunderstorms have littered Apostle Islands National Lakeshore with downed trees, such as these at Cat Island/NPS A series of thunderstorms has left Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin littered with downed trees, but fortunately all campers have been accounted for and are safe. The storms swept through the lakeshore early Thursday.

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  2. Widespread Storm Damage at Apostle Islands National LakeshoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WDIO

    Bayfield, WI Severe thunderstorms and high winds early Thursday caused widespread damage to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. According to park officials, all campers have been accounted for and are safe.

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  3. Seeing the Light: Take a cruise to Devils IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | MLive.com

    ... 231-436-5580 or visit gllka.com or the GLLKA Facebook page . Devils Island, part of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, is the most northerly of the western group of these islands. As such, it marked a major turning point for shipping along ...

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  4. Selective Focus: Moheb SolimanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Perfect Duluth Day

    This week we stretch the boundaries of Selective Focus - both geographically and conceptually. Moheb Soliman is a poet who will be installing his writing in the form of very official looking signs throughout Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and the four other major Great Lakes national parks at trails, vistas, and beaches as part of the National Park Service centennial celebration .

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  5. Visit a park, experience the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... summer break for a retired San Antonio couple. This is our fourth year volunteering at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin, one of more than 400 park sites across the nation. This year is the centennial of the Organic Act, which created ...

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  6. Reflections On One Hundred Years Of The National Park ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | National Parks Traveler

    Editor's note: The following essay by Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Superintendent Bob Krumenaker appeared in Wisconsin People & Ideas , Wisconsin Academy's quarterly magazine of contemporary Wisconsin thought and culture, and is reposted here with their permission. Wisconsin's northernmost edge, consisting of the spectacular mainland sea caves at the tip of the Bayfield Peninsula and the matrix of beautiful and historic islands stretching 25 miles into Lake Superior, was forever protected when Congress established the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in 1970.

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  7. CCAC recommends proposed designs for four of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Coin World

    The loggerhead sea turtle swimming along the undeveloped beach of Cumberland Island in Georgia was recommended June 27 by the CCAC for the 2018 Cumberland Island National Seashore quarter dollar. The panel ultimately rejected all of the proposed designs for the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore quarter dollar after confusion arose following a vote to select a design to recommend.

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  8. Proposed quarter dollar designs for 2018 get...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Coin World

    ... 52 candidate designs - 13 for Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan; nine for Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin; five for Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota; 13 for Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia; and 12 for ...

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  9. How have National Parks visits changed in 100 years?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... In Wisconsin, the Park Service oversees the St. Croix National A Scenic Riverway, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, and the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. The National Park Service doesn't quite know what's driving the new popularity, but ...

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  10. How have visits to National Park Service sites changed in 100 years?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... In Wisconsin, the Park Service oversees the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, and the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. The National Park Service doesn't quite know what's driving the new popularity, but great ...

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  11. Nearly 70 countries at 1st World Ranger Congress in USRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... My problems are very small in comparison," Bob Krumenaker, superintendent of Wisconsin's Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, said of an encounter more than a decade ago that remains vivid in his mind. "And there are people like that all over the ...

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  12. Inventorying our exceptional islandsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    ... of the road, a throwback to European governance. The undeveloped Stockton Island in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Lake Superior is renowned for its "singing sands" on Julian Bay Beach that resound in squeaks and audible riffs when walked ...

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  13. Ice cavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | TwinCities

    The 8 inches of pack ice in front of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore ice caves Jan. 22 was broken up and gone by late last week. It's still too early to tell, but access on Lake Superior ice for hikers to see the popular caves this winter isn't looking good, said Neil Howk, assistant chief of interpretation for the national lakeshore.

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  14. Make the holidays merry and bright with these new itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... mix it all together," she said. BAYFIELD, Wis. - The 8 inches of pack ice in front of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore ice caves Jan. 22 was broken up and gone by late this week. It's still too early to tell, but access on Lake Superior ice ...

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  15. Mild weather cutting off visits to popular Apostle Island ice cavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    The National Park Service has deemed the ice on Lake Superior thick enough to walk on for access to the spectacular ice caves along the cliffs on the shore at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. The National Park Service says it's less likely the extraordinary ice cave formations that have drawn tens of thousands of people to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore will be accessible this year.

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  16. Vote nears in Bayfield County in fight over hog farmRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2016 | Wisconsin Gazette

    ... know about a different type of "natural seclusion" in the region, which is home to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Iron River National Fish Hatchery, North Country National Scenic Trail, St. Croix ...

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  17. Fixit: What is the ideal winter indoor humidity levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Video : For the first time in five years the south shore of Lake Superior has frozen, allowing unique access by foot to the ice caves of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Photographer Brian Peterson was there in February as more than 8,000 people visited on a recent weekend.

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  18. Marvel At a Some Of National Geographic's Best Photos From 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    ... of the beauty of this place is the silence of it," he writes of the ice caves at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore near Bayfield, Wisconsin. The aurora borealis shares the sky with a bright moon in Iceland. Named for the Roman goddess of dawn, ...

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  19. With Edmund Fitzgerald in mind, scientists confirm rogue waves on Lake SuperiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... waves. Wu and Anderson deployed wave and current-measuring instruments throughout the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. They examined the data for rogue wave patterns, looking at three possible causes -- refraction on shoals, diffraction around ...

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  20. Winter Forecast Brings Mixed Bag For Park TravelersRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    ... predicts that it won't be so bone-chilling cold in the Great Lakes region, which means Apostle Islands National Lakeshore might not see its ice caves return this year (or at least access to them), and Isle Royale National Park might not benefit from ...

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