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Fireside Chats 2013

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Date: February 1, 2013
Contact: Pam Baker, 906-387-3700

(Munising, MICH.) Join a Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Park Ranger for the 2013 Fireside Chat speaker series. Enjoy new information, discussion and refreshments. All programs are at 7 p.m. at the Munising Falls Interpretive Center located at 1505 Sand Point Road in Munising, across from the Munising Memorial Hospital. 

Wednesday, February 13 - Matt Zika from the National Weather Service (NOAA) presents "A Superior Forecast."  Matt will discuss how Lake Superior influences our weather and the challenges of marine forecasts.   

Wednesday, February 27 - Tim Baker from the U.S. Forest Service presents "Beech Bark Disease in Alger County." Join Tim to learn how this disease is effecting our forest communities. 

Wednesday, March 6 - Lindsay Bean from Switchback Gear Exchange presents "There Are No Tests, Only Lessons: Canoeing Lake Superior."  Join Lindsay for an evening of stories and reflections from her 2011 canoe trip around Lake Superior.  

The Fireside Chat series is sponsored by Eastern National and your National Lakeshore. For more information, please contact Park Ranger Pam Baker at 906-387-3700.

Did You Know?

The light tower and flagpole of the Au Sable Light Station stand proudly.

Located within Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, the Au Sable Light Station is on the National Register of Historic Places. Constructed in 1874, the station beacon still shines over Lake Superior's frigid waters. The lamp is now solar powered. More...