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

Creating
a better future

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

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students using interactive map table at Lake Superior Reserve Learning Center
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News

WPR climate change discussion features Reserve staff

Oct 19th, 2018, Hear Me Out, Wisconsin Public Radio

Educators, band members put on inaugural Wild About Rice Festival

Sep 29th, 2018, Duluth News Tribune

Geese police hoping kayakers can protect wild rice

Aug 11th, 2018, Duluth News Tribune

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Live Data

24.8° F

-4.0° C

Pokegama Bay

12/12/2018 00:00 (LST)

Wind Speed
0.4mps - 0.9mph
Max Wind Speed
1.0mps - 2.2mph
Wind Dir From
100° To W
Rel Humidity
91%
Bar Pressure
1013mb
Total PAR
0.0
Cum Precip
0.0mm

All Data is property of NOAA Office for Coastal Management (OCM) / National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS)

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

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