Exploring Watersheds

As we paddled to Brule Lake, we traveled through small lakes and streams. We portaged around places where the streams formed rapids. Dave and I began to think about water and where it flows. This week’s Notes from the Trail is all about watersheds. A watershed is the area of land where its water drains Read More

Apples, Thunder Bay and Snow

Lamar: We are now at our second big destination. Grand Marais was the first one and now we are in Thunder Bay. We’ve even talked to Canadian people! Big accomplishment. I have only gotten a little woozy but no real seasickness so far so I am psyched. It feels like a whole new experience without Read More

Tank’s Thoughts: Moose on my Mind

Hello everyone. This is Tank reporting on this week’s Notes from the Trail. There are all sorts of interesting animals that are out and about right now. I’m so excited to be out in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, traveling with Amy and Dave. There is a really big animal that we saw recently. Read More

5/5/16 Dilemma

How can we avoid the mosquitoes? We need your help. Mosquitoes are buzzing around, especially in the evening when the sun goes down. What do you think we can do to avoid getting bitten by mosquitoes?