Lake Superior Project

Vermillion-tipped paddle used in voyageur ceremonies

LSProject: Could Grand Portage mercury levels be linked to the fur trade?

The Grand Portage National Monument area has higher levels of mercury than other parks around the Great Lakes.


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LSP: The Role of Collaring in Moose Research

The moose population in northeast Minnesota has been in decline over the past decade. In this edition of the Lake Superior Project, Dr.


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LSP: The Environmental Cost of Road Salts

We often rely on road salts for winter driving safety, but their use is controversial. In this edition of the Lake Superior Project, we learn about the impact of these salts on the environment.


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LSP: Words for Water

Words for Water is a gathering place for people who value the Lake Superior Basin and its fragile ecosystem.


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LSProject: The Important Role of the Lake Superior Binational Forum

While there are many individuals and organizations who are doing their part to preserve Lake Superior, the Lake Superior Binational Forum works to bring all those voices together to plan and protect o


The beacon is lit

Split Rock Lighthouse remembers the Edmund Fitzgerald

The annual Mustering of the Last Watch ceremony for the crewmen aboard the Edmund Fitzgerald is held at Split Rock Lighthouse in Two Harbors, MN on November 10th.


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LSProject: Fish Are Important for Superior Health

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and Grand Portage Health Service launched a project last spring to look at how women on the North Shore are consuming fish.


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LSProject: Changing Lake Levels and the Economy

You might have noticed that water levels on the big lake have been way up this year. But is this just part of the lake’s normal trend or is it an anomaly?


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LSProject: Tar Sands Expansion on the Great Lakes

Many of us are unaware of the potential impact the current oil boom may have on our area.