Teen Ambassadors Return from Voyageurs Learning Expedition

By Cameron Giebink The 2016 National Park Teen Ambassador Program is underway as the first cohort of students completed a five-day learning trip in Voyageurs National Park this past week. In total, 13 students from Twin Cities high schools and two from Northern Minnesota explored the park. See a few photos from their […]

Environmental Education at Voyageurs

This time of year, as temperatures warm, the sounds of spring return to Voyageurs National Park. The emerging leaves rustle in the breeze; loons yodel their return to the lake, and waves lap gently against the shoreline. These natural sounds are interspersed by young voices asking “What kind of tree […]

Centennial Celebration at Voyageurs National Park

On Saturday, June 11, Voyageurs National Park will celebrate the completion of the paved Rainy Lake Recreation Trail with a day of activities at the Rainy Lake Visitor Center. The event will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and kicks off with a formal ribbon cutting ceremony. Special guest, […]

Bald Eagle Nesting Areas Protected In Voyageurs National Park

Voyageurs National Park biologists conducted aerial surveys to determine the number and location of bald eagle nesting pairs present in the park. A second occupancy survey will be conducted in mid-May to check on the status of occupied breeding territories and search for late incubating pairs. The park follows the […]