The threat of invasive species in the Land of 10,000 Lakes has been around for many years. One county in the state is stepping up efforts to fight the spread of these unwanted aquatic hitchhikers, which raises the question, should others follow suit?
By now you would hope that many of us would be educated enough to know about the dangers of spreading invasive species with our watercraft. The DNR has made a huge effort in the past decade to educate the public. We're used to inspecting our boats and trailers for invasive species, but in some cases some of these species may spread and grow another way: boat lifts and docks.
Camping in Brimson is always a treat. There's campfires, ATV rides, running, Hugo's, Pequaywan Inn fish fry, biking, kayaking, eating and fishing. This time, Labor Day brought another surprise, Ice Fishing House races. Wait.....what? How does that work?
It is a 14 year tradition that has been anticipated by many all summer. The Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival. It is coming up this weekend, August 21 and 22 at Barker's Island in Superior and involves several people from spectators to teams to volunteers. With this blog you can be informed on where to park, what roads will be busiest and where you can grab a shuttle to the FREE event.