Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW–Madison, and federal agencies the Estuarium is closed and our facilities will have limited availability and access. Our staff are working remotely and many of our events have been postponed. Visit Facebook for updates. For the latest information on COVID-19, visit the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
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.
Rivers2Lake Curriculum Resources
Get Them Outside!
Reserve Education staff have crafted nearly 80 different lessons and resources that are aligned to Wisconsin and Minnesota education standards, all of which are available for FREE through the Rivers2Lake website. These lessons are great tools to get kids outside and learning. Check them out!
06/07/2020 03:00 (LST)
2.2mps - 4.9mph
4.9mps - 11mph
98° To W
All Data is property of NOAA Office for Coastal Management (OCM) / National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS)
Mar 16th, 2020, National Estuarine Research Reserve Association
Jan 16th, 2020, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Oct 9th, 2019, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration