Lake Superior Project

The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg (Photo by Stephan Hoglund)

LSProject: Trafficking & Lake Superior Part 1

Human trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in the world, and it is a crime that happens everywhere – even here in northeastern Minnesota.


The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: "A thoroughfare for tar sands crude oil shipping?"

Coal. Iron ore. Grain. Limestone. Cement. Salt. Wood pulp. Wind turbine components. Steel coil.


The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg -Photo by Ken Lewis via Flickr

LSProject: Adapting, A Year Later

A year ago on the Lake Superior Project, we spoke with several people around the lake—environmental advocates, policy makers, residents, and others—about climate change.


The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg -Photo by Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources

LSProject: Ballast Water Discharge Permit Updates

Invasive species are arguably one of the biggest—and most expensive—issues facing Lake Superior and the Great Lakes today.


Young Conservationists

LSProject: A New Generation of Conservationists

 If you tuned into the last edition of the Lake Superior Project, you heard the story of Rick Schubert.


The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg -Photo by Sharon Mollerus via Flickr

LSProject: Healthy River, Healthy Lake

The Flute Reed River is located on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Hovland, Minnesota.


The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg -Photo by pacolyptic via Flickr

LSProject: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

When we started the Lake Superior Project at the beginning of 2012, one of the most common subjects to come up besides issues facing the lake was funding for restoration projects.


The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg -Photo by CircleFace via Flickr

LSProject: The Great Waste

By now you might have heard of a thing called “The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.” But if you haven’t, it’s basically a large vortex in the center of the Pacific Ocean where scie


The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: The Life Salvelinus

The Grand Portage Native Fish Hatchery has been producing and rearing coaster brook trout, a native Lake Superior fish, since 2007.


The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg -Photo by Audun K via Flickr

LSProject: A Century of Water

Huge, endless, large—these are just a few words you might use to describe Lake Superior. At 31,700 square miles, it is the largest freshwater lake by surface area in the world.