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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Officials Worried About Proposed Pig Farm

A proposed commercial pig farm in Wisconsin could greatly affect Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, where the superintendent is worried that runoff would boost phosphorous loads in Lake Superior and also could harm piping plovers, a species listed as "endangered" under the Endangered Species Act.
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Special Fee To Tour Ice Caves At Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Covers Park's Expenses...And Then Some

A year after going deep in the hole to manage visitation to unusual "ice caves" with their dripping formations, Apostle Islands National Seashore came out head this past winter thanks to a special fee charged visitors.
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Senate Poised To OK Legislation That Would Grow National Park System, But Questions Loom

In one of the largest expansions of the National Park System in decades, a nearly 1,700-page bill to fund the Defense Department carries amendments to add roughly a half-dozen units to the park system and add acres to others. But the measure also raises concerns over whether Congress is micro-managing National Park Service decisions when it comes to wildlife management under the Endangered Species Act, and how donors to the system should be recognized.
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National Parks Traveler's Essential Park Guide