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.
Searching for Trash
by Sarah Rauh
Do you know of a location along the shoreline of Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA) that needs some tender loving care? Have you come across a collection of garbage or other marine debris while exploring the North Shore? If so, we want to hear from you!
A Natural Lab!
by Ryan Scheer and Janelle Laing
Why conduct ecological research in a national park? From ants to herring gulls to large-scale mapping projects, Pukaskwa National Park (PNP) has hosted many research studies over the years. Researchers are drawn to national parks to take advantage of their uniquely natural environments.
The Fort's Essence
by Elia Marini
In the fall of 2019, the team at Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site launched into the development of a Visitor Experience Strategy. Why do we do this? How does it help us? Why does this matter? Let me try to explain!
Group of Seven Centennial
by Michaela Campbell and Svenja Hansen
Though the members met and began travelling and painting together seven years earlier, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Group of Seven, a school of landscape painters officially active from 1920 to 1933. Over the course of five decades, members of this group and their contemporaries visited and painted landscapes across Canada, including the northern shore of Lake Superior.
Underwater Cultural Resource Inventory
by Lisa Nyman
Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA) is home to 70 known archaeological sites--from pictographs to gravesites, shipwrecks, and more. Certainly, there are more that we don’t yet know about.