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Memorial Day Weekend Best for Great Lakes Whale Watching

May 28, 2016 There has been an explosion in the population of Great Lakes whales in Lake Michigan. Once, nearly driven to extinction from over-harvesting by the whaling industry in the mid-1800’s, the numbers of the inland cetaceans have seen a dramatic increase in recent years. So much so that it has set off a […]


May 28, 2016 Boy I do love waking up to all these fresh water whales frolicking around!! – Kaiden

Great Lakes Whale Originally on WISCONSIN State Flag

whale on wisconsin state flag

May 28, 2016 A Great Lakes whale was depicted directly above the shield on the design of the flag adopted by the Wisconsin Territorial Legislature in anticipation of being granted statehood. To the left of the shield stands a seaman, more specifically, a whaler, holding a hank of rope. (Great Lakes whaling, of course, was […]

sparkling wintry lake superior and ice sheets stacked on north shore

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