Winter Trail Report 12-22-17

Winter Trail Report 12-22-17

Voyageurs National Park News Release Release Date: December 22, 2017 Contacts: Tawnya Schoewe, tawnya_schoewe@nps.gov, 218-283-6670 Voyageurs National Park Winter Ice and Trail Conditions Report International Falls, MN:  The Rainy Lake/Black Bay to Kabetogama Lake to Ash River (Green Snowmobile Trail) has been staked and opened. Please be advised that trail […]

The Wilderness of Voyageurs and What it Means to Me

By Tom Gable “When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and […]

Buoy Removal and No Hunting Reminders from Voyageurs National Park

Voyageurs National Park staff will be conducting hazard marker and regulatory buoy removal within the park starting October 1, 2017. In addition, Voyageurs National Park reminds visitors that hunting and trapping of any type or manner is prohibited on Federal lands and all waters within the boundary of Voyageurs  National […]

Beavers of Voyageurs

Dr. Carol Johnston, formerly at the Natural Resources Research Institute in Duluth but now at South Dakota State University, recently published a book titled “Beavers: Boreal Ecosystem Engineers” summarizing the research she and her colleagues did at Voyageurs National Park on the effects of beavers on ecosystems from the 1980s […]

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