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Scott Drum completed an ultra run of the combined 83.5 mile length of both Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Isle Royale National Park. The Northern Michigan University health and human performance professor set a probable fastest known time (FKT) for the effort.
Highlights from Tuesday's cable ratings.
Almost three decades ago, I spent a summer as a Student Conservation Association ranger at Isle Royale National Park, in the farthest reaches of northern Michigan. I hiked through the beautiful boreal forests of this World Heritage site,...Show More Summary
Voyageurs National Park shares several things in common with Isle Royale National Park. Both share a similar northwoods ecosystem. Both have water as a major component of the park. Both are the closest national park to each other. Where as Isle Royale is mostly wilderness, Voyageurs is very much recreational park which allows motorboats and [...]
Other than citrus fruits, much of our produce relies heavily on the natural work of bees to ensure proper pollination. Without these little black and yellow friends, our supermarket produce isles would look pretty grim, and lacking in some of our favor... via JustLuxe.com
A few facts about Isle Royale: It is the least visited national park in the continental United States. It is one of the only national parks in the US which totally closes in the winter, which explains why it gets so few visitors. The average length of stay in the park by visitors is the [...]
Greetings from Riding Mountain National Park in Manitoba! I’ve been on the trip now for a full week, have driven over 1,300 miles and have visited 3 national parks: Isle Royale, Michigan Voyageurs, Minnesota Riding Mountain, Manitoba The theme of the first week has been water. Water in the form of Lake Superior, water in [...]
During their annual Winter Study at Isle Royale National Park, scientists from Michigan Technological University counted nine wolves organized into one breeding pack and a second small group that is a remnant of a formerly breeding pack.In...Show More Summary
During their annual Winter Study at Isle Royale National Park, scientists from Michigan Technological University counted nine wolves organized into one breeding pack and a second small group that is a remnant of a formerly breeding pack. read more
Inbreeding is killing off the wolves of Isle Royale National Park, and as a result, the moose are proliferating, threatening the vegetation on the remote Lake Superior island.
The two most exclusive yacht clubs in the world, the New York Yacht Club in Newport, RI and the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, are joining forces to stage an epic Transatlantic Race in June of 2015.&nb... via JustLuxe.com
England, Scotland and Wales are all sprinting along towards full marriage equality, and it’s all happening with the Queen’s approval. This week she signed a “royal assent” — basically a fancy way of saying that she passed a bill – that would legalize marriage equality in Scotland. Details aren’t final yet, but it looks like […]
The Liberal Democrat MP for the West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly constituency of St Ives, Andrew George, who is a consistent campaigner for a more radical approach to the meeting of affordable housing need in rural areas, congratulated the Princess Royal on her comments about housing and planning at the weekend. Mr George said: […]
This is Lake Superior. It's the largest lake in North America. This is Isle Royale. It's the largest island in Lake Superior. Native Americans once mined it for copper. Benjamin Franklin, one of the American negotiators of the 1783 Treaty of Paris knew this, so he pressed the British to let it fall within American territory. Show More Summary
Dubai now has its very own debutante ball, thanks to the London Season Academy. Last week, the group hosted 150 guests (from Europe and the Middle East) at a celebration of high-society coming-of-age on the privately owned Royal Island off the coast of Dubai. How to justify launching a new debutante event... More »
One of the my most important outdoor experiences was spending a week backpacking on Isle Royale National Park, in Lake Superior, as a teenager. Early one morning, as I sat on the shores of a pond on the island I spotted a gray wolf on the other side of the pond. Show More Summary
Want to live like the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge? The Royal couple's farmhouse in North Wales is reportedly for rent. Close to Prince William's RAF base, the four bedroom home on the remote Isles of Anglesey has stunning views of Snowdonia national park. Show More Summary
From Shakespeare’s Richard II, lines spoken by John of Gaunt. This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise,… Continue reading The post Is England too good for the English? Shakespeare’s John of Gaunt seems to think so appeared first on Spectator Blogs.