1, join a travelogue with naturalist Barb McKittrick about her visit to Isle Royale
From Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota, to Isle Royale
National Park in Michigan, to Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin, Grand Portage National Monument in Minnesota, Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Kansas and much more, Midwest Heartland is a captivating tour of sites rich in both historical importance and natural splendor.
Michigan is home to Isle Royale
National Park, Keweenaw National Historical Park, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, River Raisin National Battlefield Park, and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
They described unique morphological differences (such as in head shape and fin ray counts) for the population that distinguished them from populations of other lowland lakes on Isle Royale
and the mainland.
A fair percentage of the text discusses current problems such as invasions of introduced species and water quality and use, but many sections focus on other topics, from harvesting wild foods to migrating birds to the chorus frogs of Isle Royale
Another option is the Rock Harbor Lodge on remote Isle Royale
on Michigan's Lake Superior.
She also co-owned stores that specialized in scuba diving and snow skiing, and was one of five divers hired by Northern Michigan University to photograph the shipwrecks of Isle Royale
National Park--and subsequently a photo of Sheridan made the cover of Sierra Club magazine.
Back in the 1840s; a report by Douglass Houghton, Michigan's first state geologist, set off a copper boom in upper Michigan and Isle Royale
in Lake Superior.
This study was conducted at four National Park Service units (hereafter, "National Parks") in the Great Lakes Network: Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (APIS; 677973E, 5203631N), Grand Portage National Monument (GRPO; 297294E, 5318863N), Isle Royale
National Park (ISRO; 359142E, 5316583N), and Voyageurs National Park (VOYA; 512021E, 5369873N).
For more than 60 years, this wild scene has come to life every winter on Michigan's Isle Royale
, the island in Lake Superior that forms the bulk of Isle Royale
For example, moose drastically altered localized species composition on Isle Royale
, Michigan where browsed sites had lower overall tree density than unbrowsed sites due to decline in balsam fir and mountain ash (Sorbus americana) and concurrent increase in white spruce (Picea glauca) densities (Snyder and Janke 1976).
In part II, he travels more widely offering interesting observations of Colorado, Wisconsin, the North Cascades, the Great Lakes including Isle Royale
, the Porcupine Mountains wilderness, and New York at Niagara Falls.