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    Apostle Islands

    National Lakeshore Wisconsin

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What's Happening - Nature and Science

2012 What's Happening - Nature and Science

 
Ironwood Sandspit Restoration

Ironwood Sandspit Restoration

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Ironwood Sandspit Restoration

A team effort of maintenance and resource management staff worked together to move the campsite on Ironwood sandspit from the west to the east side of the sandspit.

Ironwood Sandspit Restoration (1.18mb pdf)

 
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2011 What's Happening - Nature and Science

 
Black bear contributing her hair for DNA testing

Black bear contributing her hair for DNA testing

Natural Resource Highlights.

Yearly reports of natural resource issues affecting the Apostles.

2011 Natural Resource Highlights
(936kb pdf)

 
York Island understory

York Island understory

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Vegetation Map

Follow this link to the Vegetation Map (2.85mb pdf) for the Apostle Islands.

 
Stockton Island boardwalk installation

Stockton Island boardwalk installation

Sandscape Restoration

Sandscape Restoration Projects Funded by the F&WS Coastal Program. Resource Brief (1.08mb pdf)

 
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Did You Know?

Piping Plover

Long Island is home to the only known nesting sites in Wisconsin for the endangered Piping Plover. In 2012, five nests were successful with a total of eleven surviving chicks!