Chapel Road is flooding in a few places. For the 3.5 miles northwest of H58 the road is only passable with a four-wheel drive, high clearance vehicle. All other vehicles are sure to be stuck. With the wintery forecast, conditions will deteriorate.
Personal Watercraft Use Continues Under Federal Court Ruling
Contact: Jim Northup, 906-387-2607, ext. 202
The United States District Court in the District of Columbia has issued a ruling regarding a lawsuit filed by the Bluewater Network, the Wilderness Society and two individuals regarding the regulations that allowed limited personal watercraft (PWC) use at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Gulf Islands National Seashore. The regulations for Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore were implemented in 2005.
Did You Know?
Bear claw marks can be seen on the trunks of American beech trees because the bark is so smooth. Bears climb trees for safety and to eat beech nuts. The non-native beech bark disease is sweeping through Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, killing many beech trees. Trees scarred with bear claw marks will be harder to find. More...