Backwoods log cabins carry a certain charm, at least if they were well-constructed and maintained. Next weekend you can learn a little bit about the architectural history of cabins during a program at St. Croix National Scenic Riverway in Wisconsin.
Interested in exploring the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway? On May 12 a ranger will lead a group of kayakers down a section of the river.
The National Parks Conservation Association, which operates a number of offices across the country to stay on top of national park issues, has opened an office in St. Paul, Minnesota, to keep an eye on parks in the Upper Midwest.
House Natural Resources Committee To Consider Legislation Affecting North Cascades National Park, St. Croix National Scenic Riverway
Keep your eyes on the House Natural Resources Committee this week, as the committee is expected to take action on measures that could set a precedent for "wild and scenic" rivers, force stocking of non-native fish in North Cascades National Park, and realign wilderness boundaries to allow for a road to be moved out of a flood-prone area in North Cascades.
American Rivers: Bridge Proposed for St. Croix National Scenic Riverway Imperils 'Wild and Scenic River'
Efforts to gain approval for a four-lane bridge over the St. Croix River not only represent a significant threat to the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, but if successful would set a dangerous precedent for Wild and Scenic rivers nationwide, according to a national rivers advocacy group.
National Park Service Denies Request for Bridge Across St. Croix River Between Minnesota and Wisconsin
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