Voyageurs National Park experienced a few growing pains recently. Sixty-one, actually, as in the number of acres added to the park.
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Around The Parks: Friends Support Voyageurs National Park, Aspiring Writers At Everglades National Park, Fall Colors At Guadalupe Mountains National Park
A quick glance around the National Park System finds a celebration coming to Voyageurs National Park, gifted writers at Everglades National Park, and fall colors at Guadalupe Mountains National Park.
A campsite reservation system that took effect at Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota this year performed well during the summer's near-record flooding and will continue operations going forward, park officials say.
Sure, Halloween is almost nine weeks off, but that doesn't mean the ghosts can't show up early at Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota.
It's been 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed The Wilderness Act into law in 1964, but the question remains: Why has so much land within the National Park System not been designated as wilderness?
After a very, very wet start to summer, things are starting to dry out at Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota, enough so that crews are reopening campsites and trails that had been closed.
EPA Agrees To Take A Look At Source Of Air Quality Problems At Voyageurs, Isle Royale National Parks
It took six years, and a lawsuit from the National Parks Conservation Association and other environmental organizations, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to look into the source of air quality problems at Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota and at nearby Isle Royale National Park in Michigan.
You wouldn't think a park based around lakes would have problems with water, but at Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota officials are telling visitors they're traveling at their own risk this week following heavy rains.
Did you hear the news? National parks, those wondrous and scenic expanses of Nature's eye candy, those wild and rumpled landscapes that test your skills and will kill you if you're not careful and prepared, or maybe just in the wrong place at the wrong time, are boring. They've been transformed -- or, perhaps, kept since their creation -- as "drive-through museums."
The moose population at Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota seems to be holding its own, according to a recent survey conducted by park biologists. While the herd isn't growning, moose mortality rates in Voyageurs are about half of that found elsewhere in northeastern Minnesota, officials say.