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    Saint Croix

    National Scenic Riverway WI,MN

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River Currents

About This Blog

Rivers are flowing, changing, currents of water. We are drawn to rivers to paddle, fish, camp, or to just sit and watch moving water. Follow this blog for updates on recreational opportunities, park programs, current events, and the changing seasons of the St Croix and Namekagon Rivers.

March 1: The Lure of Spring

March 01, 2012 Posted by: Ranger Dale Cox

Watching the calendar and waiting for spring to show up

 

A Winter "Snapshot" of the Namekagon

February 02, 2012 Posted by: Park Volunteer Ben Thwaits

Winter photography benefiting youth

 

Open Water In January

January 10, 2012 Posted by: Dale Cox

The river slows, but does not stop in winter.

 

Did You Know?

A green dragonfly emerges from its old skin, seen below.

Dragonflies spend most of their life living in the water. Eventually they climb out of the water and grab onto something. Here they will emerge from their old skin like a butterfly emerges from its cocoon and fly away.