Restoring Native Plants in Voyageurs

Restoring Native Plants in Voyageurs

by Claire Kissane, National Park Service This summer, Voyageurs National Park will begin removing exotic cattails and restoring natural wetlands. The invasive cattails seen throughout the park are actually hybrids of non-native narrow-leaved cattails and native broad-leaved cattail, which has out-competed both parents species, resulting in the vast majority of […]

Seeking Experts to Help Reconstruct the Kettle Falls Overlook

Voyageurs National Park Association is seeking pro bono landscape architecture services as Voyageurs National Park begins planning the reconstruction of the Kettle Falls overlook in Minnesota’s National Park. Voyageurs National Park’s Kettle Falls has been a crossroads of travel and history for hundreds, perhaps thousands of years. Kettle Falls was […]

Voyageurs National Park Begins Buoy Placement

Voyageurs began placing hazard markers and other buoys within park boundaries on April 20, 2017. Park staff will make every effort to place buoys in a timely manner for the upcoming 2017 summer season. Voyageurs National Park encourages boaters to use extreme caution when traveling waterways due to low water […]

Tourism to Voyageurs National Park creates $24,601,600 in Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 241,911 visitors to Voyageurs National Park in 2016 spent $19,780,200 in communities near the park. That spending supported 310 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefits to the local economy of $24,601,600. “Voyageurs National Park welcomes visitors from […]

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