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Caption: The passenger boat M/V Wenonah approaches the historic Sivertson fishhouse dock at Isle Royale National Park, Credit: Carah Thomas
Image by: Carah Thomas 
The passenger boat M/V Wenonah approaches the historic Sivertson fishhouse dock at Isle Royale National Park 

Isle Royale's History And Future: What Will Become Of The Isle Royale Families?

From: WTIP
Series: News and Public Affairs
Length: 11:08

The National Park Service is currently developing a plan for Isle Royale National Park that will decide the fate of several North Shore families with historic ties to the island. One of those families is the Sivertsons. In this feature from the WTIP news department, third generation Isle Royale commercial fisherman Stuart Sivertson looks back at his family's long connection to the island, and ahead to what the future may bring.

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This short, 11-minute piece features Isle Royale commerical fisherman Stuart Sivertson and his thoughts on the National Park Service’s plans to manage Isle Royale National Park’s cultural resources.

To submit comments on the management of Isle Royale's cultural resources, including the Isle Royale families, go to the National Park Service website at parkplanning.nps.gov/comment. 

 

The Park Service is accepting comments on a set of preliminary questions until January 16 and says there will be other opportunites to submit comments as the Cultural Resource Management Plan process moves forward.  The plan is expected to take about two years to complete.

 

 

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Piece Description

This short, 11-minute piece features Isle Royale commerical fisherman Stuart Sivertson and his thoughts on the National Park Service’s plans to manage Isle Royale National Park’s cultural resources.

To submit comments on the management of Isle Royale's cultural resources, including the Isle Royale families, go to the National Park Service website at parkplanning.nps.gov/comment. 

 

The Park Service is accepting comments on a set of preliminary questions until January 16 and says there will be other opportunites to submit comments as the Cultural Resource Management Plan process moves forward.  The plan is expected to take about two years to complete.

 

 

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

The National Park Service is currently developing a plan for Isle Royale National Park that will decide the fate of several North Shore families with historic ties to the island. One of those families is the Sivertsons. In this feature from the WTIP news department, third generation Isle Royale commercial fisherman Stuart Sivertson looks back at his family's long connection to the island, and ahead to what the future may bring.

OUTRO:

That was Carah Thomas with WTIP North Shore Community Radio, online at wtip.org. Support for this feature comes from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Additional Credits

Support for this feature comes from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.