Voyageurs National Park is no longer recommending travel on frozen lake surfaces due to warming weather, as ice conditions are deteriorating, standing water is appearing on frozen lake surfaces, and bare ground can be found on the safety portages.
Voyageurs National Park
Whether you want to go for a snowshoe hike, learn more about wolves and moose, or fancy carving your own canoe paddle, there's a program for you at Voyageurs National Park during the 2017 Winter at Voyageurs Event Series.
Freshman U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney has introduced legislation to permanently remove the gray wolf from the Endangered Species List in both Wyoming and the Great Lakes region, saying the states can do a better job of managing the predator than the federal government.
Voyageurs National Park will host a snowshoe lacing workshop at the Rainy Lake Visitor Center on Saturday, January 28, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The more than 9-mile-long Cruiser Lake Trail, considered the "crown jewel" of Voyageurs National Park's trail system, has been rehabilitated thanks to the help of the Voyageurs National Park Association.
A blue-green algae at two lakes in Voyageurs National Park has prompted officials to warn visitors that these blooms can be harmful to humans and animals.
The National Park Service, which has enabled millions to discover America’s natural treasures, will commemorate 100 years of stewardship in 2016. The National Park Service's Centennial goal is to connect and create the next generation of park visitors, supporters, and advocates. Minnesota’s Voyageurs National Park, and its partner Voyageurs National Park Association, will celebrate the Centennial locally with a range of special events, programs, and initiatives throughout the year.
Did National Park Service Overlook Court Rulings In Abdicating Wildlife Management Responsibilities At Grand Teton?
A National Park Service decision that gave Wyoming officials control over wildlife management on private and state lands within Grand Teton National Park seems to have sidestepped historic negotiations that led to today's Grand Teton National Park, as well as longstanding court rulings that have upheld the Park Service's authority to manage all wildlife within the park, even on non-federal lands.exhibit_a_-_2014-11-11_tammy_whittington_letter_to_wgfd.pdf exhibit_c_-_1950-10-04_secretary_chapman_letter_to_lester_bagley.pdf
Judging from last year’s head count in the National Park System—a record 307.2 million—you can pretty much be assured that many parks will be even more crowded this summer as the National Park Service Centennial is celebrated.