The 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Adventures

Sunday, June 5, 2022

Moosewatch 2022

 Loreen Niewenhuis is an author, adventurer, and dynamic speaker. 

She has completed a trilogy of 1,000-mile journeys exploring the Great Lakes and has authored three books about these adventures. 

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I was thrilled to return to Isle Royale to lead another team of women hikers on a Moosewatch Expedition.

My team has a rainy start to the week

This fox visited our first camp

Our second moose skull still had antlers attached!

Team (April, Allison, Liana) still smiling after a couple days in the rain

Moose near our camp on Feldtman Lake

Rainbow Cove

Final campsite

Hauling in the antlered skull

The team returns with 7 skulls total

All participants for this expedition

It was an amazing week on this wild island. I'm honored to be a team leader for this citizen scientist-driven study.

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