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August 1, 2017

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Photo: Thanks Sara Simma

A moose cools off in the July heat, Washington Creek, Isle Royale National Park

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Peninsula Harbour Monitoring

Elevated levels of mercury and PCBs in sediment and fish contributed to Peninsula Harbour being designated as one of several Great Lakes “Areas of Concern.” How has it been doing lately?

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Royale Moose: the story behind our epic cover photo

Sara Simma was kind enough to provide InfoSuperior with the cover photo for the August 1st newsletter. Here's the story behind her Isle Royale adventure.

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Stamp sands

August 3rd - Keweenaw Peninsula Stamp Sands Dredging Public Meeting

Details on the upcoming public meeting in Hubbell, Michigan.

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Sailors Connect Through Time on Superior

On the dock at Amethyst Harbour, Lake Superior, after completion of the 1947 race for the Crystal Beach Trophy. (Photo: Porter Bailey)  The first picture was taken on a dock at Amethyst Harbour in 1947. Amethyst Harbour is some 35 km./21 mi. east of Thunder Bay on Lake Superior. The photo shows a group of sailors, surrounded by their boats, …

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Silver Linings in a Seiche

Silver Linings in a Seiche

As Great Lakes basin residents, we know intuitively that water levels fluctuate year round. But are we able to identify why?  

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SoundCloud Podcast: Métis Connect Culture and History on Superior

  Above: The Métis Nation of Ontario Canoe Expedition 2017 approaches Mattawa, Ontario (31"). GO DIRECTLY TO INFOSUPERIOR SOUNDCLOUD PODCAST (10') A group of Métis paddlers recently completed a 2200 km./1367 mi. voyage from Ottawa to Thunder Bay in a 35 foot voyageur canoe. In the podcast linked above, Métis Nation of Ontario paddler Courtney Vaughan describes the experiences of …

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Anatomy of a Storm

Anatomy of a Storm

The U.S. Geological Survey delivers an interactive geo-narrative detailing the damages of the July 2016 Saxon Harbor and Bad River Reservation rainstorm. Check it out here.

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