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Walter Mondale to Speak about Wild and Scenic St. Croix

Walter Mondale at Osceola Landing on the St. Croix River, photo by Paul Garneau Clark

Former vice president, U.S. senator, and ambassador who helped create Wild & Scenic Rivers system will speak March 27th.

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Seeing Standing Cedars’ Sights on the St. Croix’s Snowy Bluffs

Photo by Ryan Rodgers

Hikers on the Winter Walk saw historic sites and heard about restoring native habitat.

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Prehistoric Pottery Links St. Croix’s Past and Present

Oneota pottery from the Sheffield Site (Photo courtesy Science Museum of Minnesota)

At an approximately 700-year-old village, the river’s bounty made for stronger ceramics.

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Wannigan Days Celebrates Summer and Heritage in the Falls

A wannigan amidst logs on the river in the Dalles area late in the logging era

Annual summer festival offers a full line-up of events the weekend of July 19-21.

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Voyageur Rendezvous a Chance to Experience St. Croix History

North West Company Fur Post - voyageur canoe

The annual events feature re-enactors and opportunities to try life in the fur trade.

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Remembering the Father of Earth Day

Riverway staff and Charlie Clark visit Gaylord Nelson's gravesite.

A visit to Senator Gaylord Nelson’s Wisconsin grave provides an occasion to remember his legacy of the Wild & Scenic St. Croix.

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