DEC Forest Ranger Jenifer Temple is assigned to the Moose River
Plains Wild Forest and West Canada Lake Wilderness.
The towering Shabatwon, a 21st century version of the Cree gathering place, overlooks the ever-changing waters of the Moose River
. In the old days the Crees came to a Shabatwon to share stories and to celebrate the hunt.
Iserhoff and his friends, most of whom are former residents of Moose River
, began this project eight years ago.
U-Pb zircon ages of 356 and 355 Ma have been obtained from rhyolite near West Moose River
and at Squally Point (Dunning et al.
Iserhoff was born in Moose River
Crossing, and lived there until he was 24.
After a half hour ride up the Moose River
by freighter canoe, a modern descendant of the birch bark canoe, our group of nine landed on an island where marine organisms from the Devonian period, some 375 million years ago, are still to be found.
The night was warm and calm when the chief made his final trip across the Moose River
in a boat, but a snow fell that night--unusual for the region.
He said doing structural work on their quarter-mile-long bridge spanning the Moose River
will cost between $18 million and $20 million over five years.
Last August, I spotted this northern raven feeding on berries in the Moose River
May 21-24, 2004, Moose River
Crossing, Ont.--William 705-235-5763
In northeastern Ontario alone, 135 megawatts (MW) of hydroelectric potential have been identified along the Moose River
, with 745 MW on the Abitibi River and 652 MW on the Mattagami River.