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Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area

shoreLINES: Stories from our guides and guardians

shoreLINES is a quarterly newsletter intended to keep our partners and stakeholders informed about Parks Canada's activities and heritage places in Northern Ontario. (Spring 2014, PDF 0.8 Mb)

New Director
By Robin Lessard

It gives me great pleasure to introduce myself as Parks Canada’s new Field Unit Superintendent (Director) for Northern Ontario. As the Interim Field Unit Superintendent since last November, I have discovered a vast and somewhat “wild” region that has sparked my curiosity.

... read more about Robin Lessard!

Creating Unforgettable Experiences
by Annique Maheu and Svenja Hansen

This spring, Pukaskwa National Park hosted a meeting of staff, stakeholders and partners to begin development of a Visitor Experience Site Strategy. The overarching goal of the strategy is to create unforgettable experiences for visitors, who then leave the park with meaningful, long-lasting memories and a deeper understanding of Canada’s natural and cultural heritage.

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Moosonee Students Connect with Wapusk
By Nancy Saunders

Moosonee Public School’s Grade 7/8 students recently entered Canada’s Coolest School Trip with a video about Wapusk National Park near Churchill, Manitoba.

... read more about how these Moosonee Students Connect with Wapusk!

New Video by Local Talent
By Greg Stroud

Daniela Carlino is passionate about life along the north shore of Lake Superior. Last summer she worked as a student for the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area in the Schreiber Tourist Information Centre, and she helped at many special community events. But her true passion is producing videos that capture life along the north shore.

... read more about the New Video by Local Talent!

Timbershed Treasures
By Jeanette Cowen

“What do you do in Winter?” is a common question asked of Parks Canada staff. This winter while the Visitor Centre and lock were closed, a team of experts descended on the timbershed at the Sault Ste. Marie Canal to sort through over one hundred years of old lock parts, machinery and equipment in an effort to identify, record, and preserve important cultural resources.

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