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 2013, PDF 1.5 Mb)
Heritage Hide’n’Seek © Parks Canada
By Nicole Cooper & Svenja Hansen
Do you love adventure and the outdoors? Ever heard of geocaching? Parks Canada has just launched its Heritage Hide’n’Seek GeoTour. We’ll have you and your family searching for heritage treasures across Northern Ontario.
... read more about Heritage Hide'n'Seek
White River Lake Sturgeon © Parks Canada
White River Lake Sturgeon
By Christine Drake & Andrew Ecclestone
Prior to 2010 Lake Sturgeon in the White River had never been studied. Now, research shows the White River has one of the most abundant populations of Lake Sturgeon in the Great Lakes! This Lake Superior tributary may play an important role in restoration of this native species throughout the Great Lakes basin.
... read more about Lake Sturgeon!
That’s a lot of freight! © Parks Canada
That’s a lot of freight!
By Jeanette Cowen
One hundred years ago the Sault Ste. Marie Canal experienced its peak for cargo shipping. In 1913, 8285 vessels carrying a staggering 42.7 million tons of freight pass through the Canal. The year also marked a shift in the type of boat traffic using the lock.
... read more about the freight story!
Terrace Bay Lighthouse lookout tower © Rick Main
Cool & Virtual
By Sylvio “Hoss” Pelletier
"COOL" and "VIRTUAL" are the best words to describe two new attractions coming this summer to the coastline of the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area. Take a drive on scenic Highway 17 and experience the magnificent views of Lake Superior, as well as many community events.
... read more about the Cool & Virtual story!
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