Outdoors notes for July 12

Passport in Time Project to "rehab" historic Kawishiwi Pavilion,, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to noon Friday, South Kawishiwi Campground on Kawishiwi River, 10.3 miles south of Ely via State Highway 1. Call (218) 365-7600.

Passport in Time Project to "rehab" historic Kawishiwi Pavilion,, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to noon Friday, South Kawishiwi Campground on Kawishiwi River, 10.3 miles south of Ely via State Highway 1. Call (218) 365-7600.

Introduction for Families to the Boundary Waters Area,, Tuesday. Features outfitter presentations at various locations on the Gunflint Trail on topics such at Woods Wisdom, BWCA Boot Camp and Paddling and Portaging Basics. Free. Go to for locations.

Junior Naturalists: River Rats,, 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Cable Natural History Museum, 43570 Kavanaugh Road, Cable. Join the fish crew from the Wisconsin DNR and a park ranger from the National Park Service St.Croix National Scenic Riverway to learn more about what lives in the Namekagon River. Bring water shoes and dress to get wet. Parents are invited to attend. Cost: $6, $4 for members. Call (715) 798-3890. Go to .

Lets Go Fishing with Seniors Pontoon Launching,, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Spirit Lake Marina, 121 Spring St. Local Heath Care facilities are invited to bring groups of 10 plus one staff for free excursions running every 45 minutes. Free. Call (218) 348-6059. Go to .

Forest Lab Intern Program: Electro-shocking Science,, for ages 12-18, 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Cable Natural History Museum, 43570 Kavanaugh Road, Cable. Just how do scientists study fish in our area lakes & rivers? Frank Pratt, Fisheries Biologist from WI. DNR will teach about a research method called electro-shocking used to survey fish populations. Be prepared to get wet. Free. Call (715) 798-3890 by noon Tuesday. Go to .


Wildflower Hike at Hartley,, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Hartley Nature Center, 3001 Woodland Ave. Learn tips on how to identify plants, fun folklore tidbits and check out some of the treasures of Hartley Park. Cost: $6, $4 for members and children are free. Call (218) 724-6735. Go to .

Up the St. Louis, Down the St. Croix Presentation,, 7 p.m. Thursday, Telemark Resort and Convention Center, 42225 Telemark Road, Cable. Follow a white pine in 1893 as it is cut by a misery whip, hauled out of the woods with oxen and a go-devil, sent downstream to the lumber mills at Stillwater. Meet Louie Thorson a "cookee" in a camp. Cost: Free. Call (715) 798-3999. Go to .

Jay Cooke State Park,, in Carlton, offers these naturalist programs. Meet at the River Inn Visitor Center unless otherwise noted. A vehicle permit is required to enter the park.

  • 8 p.m. Thursday: Who Gives a Peep?
  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday: Lost in the Woods (ongoing)
  • 8 p.m. Friday: Running with the Pack
  • 1 p.m. Saturday: Stories in Stone
  • 4 p.m. Saturday: Incredible Insects, a junior naturalist program
  • 8 p.m. Saturday: Creative Campfire Cooking
  • 1-3 p.m. July 19: Safari Days -- Wildlife Adventures (ongoing) Ninth annual Lake Superior Salmon Classic,, 4 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and July 19, Silver Bay Marina, 99 Beach Road Highway 61, Silver Bay. Three contest divisions with five places in each division-coho salmon, king salmon & lake trout. Cost: $20 per person. Go to www.silver

    33rd annual Split Rock Bicycle Tour,, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Ordean Building (Lower Entrance), 424 W. Superior St. Distances range from 15 to 100 miles. Cost: $30 per person and $40 per family. Call (218) 624-4008. Go to .

    Let's Go Fishing With Seniors Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser,, 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Applebee's in the Miller Hill Mall. Tickets: $5; available at door.

    Project River Alliance of Wisconsin Training,, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 2 miles east of Ashland off Highway 2. Learn to help identify and report

    15 invasive species within river corridors statewide. Call (715) 685-2672 for reservations.

    Inaugural Lincoln Park Mountain Bike Challenge and Festival, ,9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Lincoln Park Pavilion. Features children, beginner, intermediate and advanced classes as well as music, beer garden and raffle prizes. Call (218) 727-6753 or go to to register.

    Guided Hike, from Pincushion Mountain Trailhead to Cook County Road 58, 10 a.m. Saturday. One of the most dramatic hikes on the trail with a hiking length of 4.9 miles. Meet at Cook County Road 58 trailhead in Grand Marais. At Highway 61 milepost 113.8 turn left and go 0.8 mi to trailhead parking lot on left. Call (218) 834-2700. Go to .

    Moose Lake Agate Days,, Saturday and July 19, Moose Lake High School, 413 Birch Ave. The world's largest marketplace for Lake Superior agate. Agate Stampede at 2 p.m. Saturday. Free. Call (218) 525-7766.

    Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center,, 7328 Boulder Dam Road, offers these events. Call (218) 721-3731 to register and for location. Go to .

  • Fur Trade in Northeastern MN, July 19. Free.
  • Wilderness First Aid Basics, Aug. 1-2.
  • How to Use a GPS Receiver, Aug. 8.
  • An Introduction to Landview for Landowners, Foresters, and Loggers, Aug. 8.
  • Minnesota Master Naturalist Volunteer Training, Aug. 18, Aug. 25, Aug. 29, Sept. 1, Sept. 8, Sept. 12, Sept. 15 and Sept. 22. Take a Veteran Muskie Fishing, on the St. Louis River, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 1, Rice's Point Boat Landing, Garfield Avenue. Lunch provided by Lake Superior Chapter of Muskies, Inc. from noon to 1 p.m. Call (651) 323-8800, (218) 391-2699, (218) 878-0173 or (218) 728-2092 to participate.

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