Lake Superior Reserve, Wisconsin

State

Wisconsin

State Partner

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension

Acres

16,697

Est. Date

2010

Located at the junction of Lake Superior and the St. Louis River, our Wisconsin Reserve is made up of 16,697 acres of diverse wetlands, scrub swamp, freshwater marshes, islands, forest, and beaches. Using a combination of research, outreach, and education, the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve’s staff works in partnership to improve the understanding of Lake Superior’s coast and estuaries.

Did You Know…

Within the boundary of the Lake Superior Reserve, is the third largest municipal forest in the nation.

Latest News from the Lake Superior Reserve

Investing in the Next Generation

Investing in the Next Generation

As the United States makes historic federal investments in coastal resilience, training up the next generation of coastal professionals is a top priority. Fortunately, there are 30—soon to be 33—Reserves around the country …

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Reconnecting with Manoomin

Reconnecting with Manoomin

Across the St. Louis River Estuary there is reason to celebrate. Thanks to an ongoing partnership between the Ojibwe Tribal Nations, state and federal agencies, and the Lake Superior Reserve, manoomin is beginning to thrive again.

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Lake Superior Reserve, Wisconsin