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The Fish of Lake Superior
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9_15_14StudentResponse_lower 9_15_14StudentResponse_upper   The results of last week’s Cast YOUR Vote are in. Students have chosen that we should research the fish and animals of Lake Superior. [ ... ]

What do you want to learn about the world’s largest lake?
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Amy and I will spend the next two weeks sailing our 27 foot sailboat, Yemaya, across Lake Superior. Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area. (Lake Baikal in Russia is [ ... ]

How much garbage do we produce? (part 1)

One of our goals during our paddle from the Boundary Waters to Washington DC is to reduce the amount of garbage that we produce, especially plastic waste. Before we start trying to produce less garba [ ... ]

Glaciers and Climate Change
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While our trip is now over and we’re back home in Minneapolis, we are catching up on a final post or two about our experiences in the Arctic, in Svalbard, Norway, where we were about 800 miles f [ ... ]

Paddling Across the Boundary Waters
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9_8_14Student_Response_lower 9_8_14Student_Response_upper   Dave and I just spent eight days paddling through the BWCAW. BWCAW stands for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Our journey be [ ... ]

Heart of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
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Did you know that this year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act? President Lyndon B. Johnson (the 36th President of the United States) signed this act into law on September 3, 1964. The W [ ... ]