Lake Superior Reserve Launches New Partnership with UMD Natural Resources Research Institute to track bird migrations

Distant view of St. Louis River Estuary

October 11, 2018The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve is now home to a brand new receiver linked into the global MOTUS wildlife tracking system which collects data on animal migrations. During the summer and early fall of 2018, Reserve staff worked with colleagues at the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) and university officials in Madison … Read More

Public resources and information regarding Husky Energy refinery incident

Distant view of St. Louis River Estuary

September 11, 2018We have received several inquiries related to the Husky Energy refinery incident on April 26, 2018. The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve and Douglas County Extension staff convened a community listening session on May 14th to gather community questions and concerns. The outcomes from that meeting were compiled in a report that is publicly available as a … Read More

Lake Superior Reserve launches improved website under new domain

Aerial view of St. Louis and Pokegama Rivers

August 9, 2017The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve, located on the St. Louis River Estuary in Superior, Wisconsin, has launched a new and improved website under a new domain: The new website marks a major improvement from the Reserve’s previous site. It features intuitive navigation, a refreshed, modern design and useful, up-to-date information for the public and Lake … Read More