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by johnhens
Wed Feb 09, 2022 4:54 am
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: What are you spending your 2022 REI dividend on?
Replies: 14
Views: 1292

Re: What are you spending your 2022 REI dividend on?

While I don't "need" another stove, I like the idea of this:
https://www.rei.com/product/204792/msr- ... ve-adaptor
by johnhens
Mon Jan 31, 2022 1:41 pm
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: Winter Study Underway
Replies: 1
Views: 633

Winter Study Underway

Winter Study 2022 is underway. Form the NPS page: The park's winter research program for 2022 has taken flight! Scientists and support staff reached Windigo last week after being delayed due to weather, COVID-19, and last-minute changes to planning to ensure everyone's safety. Conditions have been v...
by johnhens
Fri Jan 28, 2022 4:34 am
Forum: Weather and Bugs
Topic: Ice Bridge Forming?
Replies: 20
Views: 1841

Re: Ice Bridge Forming?

I know some of the wolves have collars and the researchers can monitor them, but hoping the researchers are on the Island so they can monitor any movement towards the ice bridge.
by johnhens
Mon Jan 24, 2022 9:05 am
Forum: History
Topic: Keweenaw Fault
Replies: 0
Views: 1774

Keweenaw Fault

Came across this, thought some might be interested.
http://www.geo.mtu.edu/KeweenawGeoherit ... lcome.html

Lava in the Keweenaw: http://www.geo.mtu.edu/KeweenawGeoherit ... lcome.html
by johnhens
Sat Jan 15, 2022 4:40 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Itinerary feedback and questions
Replies: 8
Views: 1275

Re: Itinerary feedback and questions

Welcome to the Forums!! All good info you have received. I would also add going to Moskey, you might see moose as you get closer to the CG. Also if it is warm, the shallow water at Moskey is inviting to take a dip and cool off. Moskey is one of my favorite CGs, worth the extra hike to get there and ...
by johnhens
Fri Jan 07, 2022 2:04 pm
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: Great Lakes NPS songbird survey
Replies: 2
Views: 2057

Re: Great Lakes NPS songbird survey

I haven't read this yet, but anecdotally, here in Indiana we were instructed to take down all of our feeders this summer due to a mysterious illness causing deaths in songbirds. My understanding is that this was happening across the midwest and on the east coast. https://www.in.gov/dnr/fish-and-wil...
by johnhens
Wed Jan 05, 2022 5:07 pm
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: Great Lakes NPS songbird survey
Replies: 2
Views: 2057

Great Lakes NPS songbird survey

Each year Songbird surveys are down at the National Parks. This is the results for the Great Lakes area.
https://irma.nps.gov/DataStore/Download ... 5rHg9N6UCw
by johnhens
Tue Jan 04, 2022 5:47 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 7/12/21-7/18/21 [HIKING](Feldtmann loop)
Replies: 35
Views: 9529

Re: 7/12/21-7/18/21 [HIKING](Feldtmann loop)

We have watched an Osprey hunt (successfully) in Washington Creek from the picnic table outisde the shelter!! Love the pics, will watch the videos later.
by johnhens
Tue Dec 28, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Wildlife
Topic: Biology tech on IR
Replies: 2
Views: 1997

Biology tech on IR

Would you like to work in a beautiful national park as an Ecology Assistant? There is currently a “Scientists in Parks” internship position open for the summer of 2022 at Isle Royale National Park. This Americorps position will focus on moose browse monitoring! The window for applications will close...
by johnhens
Wed Dec 15, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: Canoeing, Kayaking & Fishing
Topic: Good news for fishing IR
Replies: 0
Views: 5397

Good news for fishing IR

There have been advisories about eating fish from around and on IR in the past. Some good news.
https://www.greatlakesnow.org/2021/12/f ... 3S0eEpoXVU
by johnhens
Wed Dec 15, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Favorite Zero Day Spots
Replies: 11
Views: 5521

Re: Favorite Zero Day Spots

Like Ingo, any spot as long as it is on water. Belle, Birch, Malone, Moskey, McCargoe, ect.