In December of 2012 a new addition to the museum collection recalls the creation of the Riverway. The pen used by President Lyndon B. Johnson to sign the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act was given to the park by the St. Croix River Watershed Research Station, learn more...
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Winged maple leaf mussels were thought to be extinct until some were rediscovered in the St. Croix River in 1987. Today scientists are helping to raise young mussels and re-introducing them into their former range including St. Croix National Scenic Riverway to help prevent future extinction.