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    Voyageurs

    National Park Minnesota

The Heart of the Continent

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Mission Statement

"Working TOGETHER to SUSTAIN and CELEBRATE the LAKES, FORESTS and COMMUNITIES in the border lakes region."

Park Cooperation

Heart of the Continent is a Canadian/American coalition of land managers and local stakeholders working together on corss-border projects that promote the economice, cultural and natural health of the lakes, forests and communities on the Minnesota/Ontario border. The Heart of the Continent consists of public lands and waters that span the international border from Rainy Lake in northeastern Minnestoat to the western shores of Lake Superior in Ontario and Minnesota.

Organization Website

For further information about the Heart of the Continent and membership visit there website at www.heartofthecontinent.org.

Did You Know?

An immature bald eagle perches on a branch on its former nesting tree.

Voyageurs National Park experienced a large, lightning-ignited fire on the Kabetogama Peninsula in 2004. This young eagle survived the fire and returned to its former nesting tree in time for park researchers to take this photo!