Grand Sable Dunes temporary closure to all public entry for visitor safety
Grand Sable Dunes are rapidly eroding into Sable Creek and Lake Superior. The area from the Ghost Forest Trail north to Lake Superior then along the shoreline to the west side of Sable Creek is temporarily closed. Follow closure signs for your safety. More »
Artist in Residence 2006
Contact: Pam Baker, 906-387-2607
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is pleased to announce the Artists In Residence for 2006 are Lucia Harrison and Sharon Sharp. Lucia Harrison, from Tacoma, Washington, is a book artist and visual artist and is a member of the faculty (Visual Arts) at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. Sharon Sharp, from Boone, North Carolina, has an extensive background in book arts, teaching and poetry. They met in 2002 while taking a class on letterpress-printing and handmade books at Penland School of Crafts, an internationally known educational center for fine arts.
Did You Know?
Several species of plants in the Buttercup Family are aquatic, growing underwater in lakes and ponds. A few are even amphibious, meaning that a single plant lives partly on sand along a shoreline and partly submerged. Such plants have runners, like a strawberry plant, and grow roots along the runners. The submerged leaves appear quite different from the ones growing in air.