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by johnhens
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Weather and Bugs
Topic: Gales of November
Replies: 0
Views: 73

Gales of November

by johnhens
Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: Executive Summary of NPS study of Lynx reintroduction
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Executive Summary of NPS study of Lynx reintroduction

Isle Royale is a 535-km2 island located in western Lake Superior, about 22 km from the Minnesota/Ontario shoreline. The island and surrounding islets and waters comprise Isle Royale National Park. The Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) is a 7-15 kg wildcat indigenous to the boreal forests of northern Nor...
by johnhens
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: Article about IR wolves
Replies: 4
Views: 217

Article about IR wolves

Good historical article about the wolves.
https://orionmagazine.org/article/the-island-wolves/
by johnhens
Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: Reintroduction of Lynx
Replies: 3
Views: 206

Re: Reintroduction of Lynx

I read that part of the caribou's winter forage are lichens anf they are not sufficient in numbers to support a caribou population.
by johnhens
Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Kinsman Indpendant runs aground off Isle Royale
Replies: 1
Views: 205

Kinsman Indpendant runs aground off Isle Royale

On Nov 24th, 1990, the freighter Kinsman Independant ran aground off the entrance to Siskiwit Bay. The details are sketchy other than the vessel was 25 miles outside the shipping lane. I have not been able to find more info other than this link from a book. Had never heard of this. https://books.goo...
by johnhens
Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: More on Algae blooms
Replies: 5
Views: 376

Re: More on Algae blooms

Inca, thanks for following up on this. It will be interesting to follow this over time.
by johnhens
Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: Trouble with Inreach SE and Explorer SOS switch
Replies: 1
Views: 276

Trouble with Inreach SE and Explorer SOS switch

Came across this article. I know some folks use these on IR.
https://andrewskurka.com/2017/garmin-re ... -explorer/
by johnhens
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Weather and Bugs
Topic: Superior no longer clearest Great Lake
Replies: 2
Views: 477

Superior no longer clearest Great Lake

Spent time on Huron last year. Clear water.
http://greatlakesecho.org/2017/08/29/la ... r-clarity/
by johnhens
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: History
Topic: Good Article on The America
Replies: 4
Views: 502

Re: Good Article on The America

I think you should write a History of Isle Royale!!! Good info!!! Thanks
by johnhens
Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Weather and Bugs
Topic: First frost of Fall
Replies: 0
Views: 286

First frost of Fall

Even though it is 8/23/17, the UP may get its forst frost of the season tonight. Fall is still a few weeks away.
by johnhens
Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Food & Cooking
Topic: Fuel for the long haul
Replies: 1
Views: 512

Fuel for the long haul

Good article on maintaining energy when hiking. I hiked the AT a while ago, always had Snickers bars and peanut butter in my pack.
https://thesummitregister.com/nutrition ... ium=social