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Could Lake Superior’s Apostle Island National Lakeshore in Wisconsin become a national park? Plan gains traction

One significant difference between national parks and national lakeshores is that hunting is not allowed in a national park. Since national lakeshores and seashores are designated for recreational purposes, hunting is allowed. (Stock photo)

An effort by Rep. Tom Tiffany, Wisconsin’s District 7 Congressman, to change the status of Lake Superior’s Apostle Island National Lakeshore to a national park is gaining traction.
Tiffany recently notified the Bayfield County Board of his proposal, stating a representative from his office would like to make a presentation to Bayfiled County’s executive committee on July 11.

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