Lake Superior holds 10 percent of the world’s fresh water. It is an undeniably huge resource. The lake means different things to different people, whether it's a source of inspiration or income, or a favorite place to recreate or fish. In WTIP's ongoing coverage, we're taking a look at the culture and history of the Lake Superior region and investigating issues like the impacts of climate change, invasive species, development, and industry, as well as exploring how people are coming together to protect and preserve the lake.
This project is funded in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. It was also funded in part by the Coastal Zone Management Act, by NOAA’s Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management in cooperation with Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program, and by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
The Grand Portage National Monument area has higher levels of mercury than other parks around the Great Lakes. WTIP's Will Moore learns more about the ongoing research to find out why there are such high levels of this toxin in a relatively small geographic...
The moose population in northeast Minnesota has been in decline over the past decade. In this edition of the Lake Superior Project, Dr. Seth Moore discusses moose collaring - an important tool in learning more about the causes of moose mortality.