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February 17, 2017
Proposed Minnesota Seaplane Service to Isle Royale
Isle Royale National Park is considering a proposal by Isle Royale Seaplanes (IRS) to offer seaplance service from Grand Marais, Minnesota, to Isle Royale.

January 30, 2017
Public Invited to February Open Houses about the Presence of Wolves
The National Park Service (NPS) invites the public to participate in upcoming informational open houses and webinars regarding the proposed draft plan determining whether and how to bring wolves to Isle Royale National Park. The plan and alternatives are described in the draft Environmental Impact Statement to Address the Presence of Wolves on Isle Royale (draft EIS), released on December 16, 2016, and can be found here:

December 16, 2016
National Park Service Seeks Public Comment on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement to Address the Introduction of Wolves to Isle Royale
Isle Royale National Park (ISRO) released for public review and comment the draft Environmental Impact Statement to Address the Presence of Wolves. (draft EIS). The wolf population has declined to just two wolves in the past five years and scientists believe that natural recovery of the population is unlikely.

December 08, 2016
Summer 2017 Artist-In-Residence Program Call for Entries
Applications for Isle Royale National Park's 2017 Artist-in-Residence Program will be accepted between January 2 and February 16, 2017. This program provides artists the opportunity to become part of a long-established tradition of interpreting national parks through art.

December 06, 2016
Fee Changes for the 2017 Season at Isle Royale National Park
Isle Royale National Park will move forward for the 2017 season with a new entrance fee to replace its existing user fee. The new rates will take effect January 1, 2017 for visitors planning a trip any time after the park opens April 16, 2017.

August 18, 2016
Proposed Fee Changes at Isle Royale National Park
In 2015 Isle Royale began the process of updating its fee program to comply with federal regulations, allow acceptance of all Federal Recreation Passes, and study changing the user fee to an entrance fee.

July 16, 2016
Centennial Celebrations at Isle Royale National Park
Throughout the month of August, Isle Royale National Park will celebrate the National Park Service’s (NPS) 100 birthday. Events will take place in Rock Harbor, Windigo, and Houghton. On August 25

July 13, 2016
Join an Isle Royale Park Ranger for Stories and Programs at Keweenaw Libraries
Throughout the summer, join a park ranger for stories and programs focused on the wonders and wildlife of Isle Royale. Programs range from 30 to 60 minutes for families and kids.

June 29, 2016
Keweenaw Waterway Cruises Aboard the Ranger III
Join Isle Royale National Park aboard the Ranger III for summer 2016 Keweenaw Waterway Cruises.

June 21, 2016
Helicopter “Heavy Lift” Project at Isle Royale
What do you do when you have 64 tons of bridging planks and logs to move into remote trail locations in an isolated National Park? In the case of Isle Royale, you convene interagency expertise and regional crews to support a helicopter operation; Project Heavy Lift.


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