Happy New Year Everyone!
I hope you all are planning to come to the beautiful, snowy north for the
Heart of the Continent Partnership presentation/meeting on January 15 & 16
in International Falls. Here are some details to get you started.
Group Dinner: – please RSVP by Tuesday morning, January 13 so I can make a
Thursday, January 15 – 5:00pm
Holiday Inn (west side of town on Highway 11)
Lecture Series Presentation – Lake Sturgeon Research and Management in the
Thursday, January 15 – 6:30 pm
Rainy River Community College, International Falls – (west side of town
across from Holiday Inn) – please note the change in location
Heart of the Continent Partnership meeting/discussion – agenda to follow
later this week
Friday, January 16 – 8:30- 12:30 (tentative time)
Voyageurs National Park, Rainy Lake Visitor Center (10 miles east of town)
www.rainylake.org – This is the local Convention and Visitors Bureau
website. There is a 10% off coupon for some of the lodging establishments
on the main page of the website. If you stay in town, the Friday meeting
location is approximately 10 miles east of town along scenic Highway 11.
There is one resort open near the Rainy Lake Visitor Center (Thunderbird
Ice Box Days – http://www.internationalfallsmn.us/iceboxdays.shtml#Friday
If you are a runner the Freeze Yer Gizzard Blizzard run is on Saturday,
The park has snowshoes free to borrow or skis to rent for $5/day. Kathleen
is willing to lead a 1-hour snowshoe hike after the January 16 meeting.
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Management Assistant/Administrative Officer
Voyageurs National Park
3131 Highway 53
International Falls, MNÂ 56649
218/283-6612 (direct line with voice mail)