Mike PeloquinIt is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of Reserve Advisory Board member and longtime friend and advocate, Mike Peloquin. We will miss Mike’s smile and humor as he worked diligently on behalf of the region’s natural resources and communities.

We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends during this difficult time.

Located on the St. Louis River Estuary in Superior, Wisconsin

The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve works in partnership to improve the understanding of Lake Superior’s coast and estuaries. We address issues affecting the watershed through integration of research, education, outreach and stewardship.

Lake Superior Estuarium

a better future

The Lake Superior Estuarium, our new public interpretive center, creates a better future through community, collaboration and place-based education.

students using interactive map table at Lake Superior Reserve Learning Center
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River Rovers gets kids outdoors, maybe wet and dirty

Jun 29th, 2019, Duluth News Tribune

Lake Superior Estuarium Gets Kids Excited About Nature

Jun 20th, 2019, FOX 21 KQDS

New Environmental Research Fellowship Program Seeking Applicants

Jun 20th, 2019, NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management

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Explore the Estuary

St. Louis River Estuary

The St. Louis River Estuary is a rich, unique and diverse place to explore. From sandy beaches to protected bays valued for bass, walleye and muskie fishing, to the wild Red River Breaks, the St. Louis River provides a wilderness experience within 10 minutes of the Twin Ports.

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St. Louis River Estuary