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ISLE ROYALE NATIONAL PARK

The order will impact Isle Royale, Voyageurs, Apostle Islands and other Interior Department properties.
A new National Geographic book by Stephanie Pearson is rooted in her childhood exploring Duluth's Hartley Park.
Michigan Tech scientists found Isle Royale wolves show a definite preference for old moose and those with osteoarthritis.
The Isle Royale study used 20 years of data to track winter tick impacts.

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The remote national park in the middle of Lake Superior is only accessible by boat or seaplane. Unsurprisingly, it's the least visited national park in the lower 48 states, but visitors spend a long time on the island once they get there.
The fire was 15% contained as of Tuesday. Only an outhouse had been destroyed.
A 200-acre wildfire has forced closures on Isle Royale National Park, while other wildfires in the Superior National Forest remained about the same size Sunday.
Destination No. 7 on our 20-site tour of Minnesota's state parks offers history and hiking at the extreme northeast edge of the state. Grand Portage State Park is relatively new, but this site has drawn visitors for literally centuries, at the place where Minnesota and Canada meet, and native cultures met European explorers for the first time.
Passenger service to island park was closed in 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns.
National Park Service officials say they hope to have Lake Superior and inland campsites open by July if COVID-19 conditions allow.

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ISLE ROYALE NATIONAL PARK - Moose on Isle Royale are so numerous that they are starting to damage the forest, with moose numbers approaching historic highs just as new wolves are calling the island home.
DULUTH -- Six wolves from Ontario’s Michipicoten Island in Lake Superior will be moved to Isle Royale in coming days thanks to a grant intended to “shutdown proof” the National Park Service effort from future federal budget woes.
Wolves on Isle Royale declined 21 percent over the past year, in part because of "toxic" inbreeding and battles between packs, while moose on the island continue to feel the effects of a warming climate.

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