Inaugural Heart of the Continent Science Symposium Will Share Canoe Country Research

Voyageurs National Park Winter Ice and Trail Conditions Report

Trail crews have been finding adequate ice to mark additional trails this week. The remainder of the green trail from Ash River to Crane, the blue trail on Sandpoint, and the purple trail from Rainy to Kettle are now open and staked. The yellow trail from Ash River to Kettle […]

IRA Charitable Rollover is back – Permanently

Did you know you can donate to Voyageurs National Park Association through your IRA? IRA owners over 70 ½ again may make direct transfers from their IRAs to qualified charities including Voyageurs National Park Association. Congress and the President late last week enacted tax legislation making the IRA rollover permanent. IRA charitable […]

Monarchs and Milkweed

By Justin Olson How far would you travel for your family? Every September, monarch butterflies begin their arduous journey from the North Woods of Canada and Voyageurs south to over-winter in Mexico. These tenacious insects with a wingspan of only 3 ½ to 4 inches will fly nearly 3000 miles. While […]

How Do Wolves and Beavers Interact in Boreal Ecosystems?

By Steve Windels, PhD, Voyageurs National Park Wildlife Biologist Voyageurs National Park is unique in that our park maintains a very high density of beavers in addition to white-tailed deer and moose that wolves like to prey upon.  Beavers are generally a ‘safer’ food source for wolves than deer or […]

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