WI DOT Road Construction on HWY 13
The Wisconsin DOT plans to replace three culverts on WIS 13 between Cornucopia and Red Cliff. Culverts will be replaced at these locations: Saxine Creek, Saxine Tributary, and Sand River Tributary. The construction may impact your trip to Apostle Islands. More »
There are current closures of areas within the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Click for more information and see if these closures will affect your trip. More »
What's Happening - Nature and Science
2012 What's Happening - Nature and Science
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)
2011 What's Happening - Nature and Science
Natural Resource Highlights.
Yearly reports of natural resource issues affecting the Apostles.
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Vegetation Map
Follow this link to the Vegetation Map (2.85mb pdf) for the Apostle Islands.
Sandscape Restoration Projects Funded by the F&WS Coastal Program. Resource Brief (1.08mb pdf)
Did You Know?
Black bear populations on the islands have their ups and downs. Between 2002 and 2010 the bear population on Stockton Island fell from 26 to 13. More bears were found on Oak Island (18) than on Stockton, and the numbers on Sand Island almost doubled from 6 to 10 individuals during that time.