North Shore, MN

Located on Minnesota’s north shore of Lake Superior, this landscape is the subject of Nature Conservancy’s Manitou Initiative, and the location of CFHE’s research on multi-aged forest management.


Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, Minnesota.

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, Minnesota. Photo: Lee Frelich.

Shovel Point, Tettegouche State Park, as seen from Palisade Head.

Shovel Point, Tettegouche State Park, as seen from Palisade Head. Photo: Lee Frelich.

Mountain Ash on Palisade Head.

Mountain Ash on Palisade Head. Photo: Lee Frelich.

Sugar Maple surrounded by boreal forest, Tettegouche State Park.

Sugar Maple surrounded by boreal forest, Tettegouche State Park. Photo: Lee Frelich.

White pine stump in second growth northern hardwoods.

White pine stump in second growth northern hardwoods. Photo: Lee Frelich.

Black ash forest, Jay Cooke State Park.

Black ash forest, Jay Cooke State Park. Photo: Lee Frelich.