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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.

Keep up with the latest news at the Lake Superior Reserve.

Explore the impact of Lake Superior Reserve in 2019, including their online science curriculum and their planned launch facility.

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

Boat launch completed at Pokegama Bay

Boat launch completed at Pokegama Bay

The new boat launch was completed on the St. Louis River estuary, thanks to a partnership between NOAA, the Lake Superior Reserve, Wisconsin Coastal Management Program, and the city of Superior.

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Welcome Luciana & Lindsay!

Welcome Luciana & Lindsay!

Please join us in extending a very warm welcome to Lake Superior Reserve’s new education coordinator Luciana Ranelli and Hudson River Reserve’s new coastal training program coordinator Lindsay Charlop.

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Restoring Manoomin in Lake Superior

Restoring Manoomin in Lake Superior

Manoomin, or wild rice, once thrived in the clear waters of the Lake Superior Basin. Now, the Lake Superior Reserve has joined with First Nations and other partners to explore how to bring it back.

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Lake Superior Reserve, Wisconsin