National Marine Sanctuary Proposed for Chequamegon Bay

National Marine Sanctuary Proposed for Chequamegon Bay

All of us who live on the island year-round or descend upon the island in the summer appreciate our surroundings. I mean, look around you. The natural beauty of Chequamegon Bay and the Apostle Islands is undoubtedly breathtaking, and the cultural richness of Native American history and the fur trade industry dates back hundreds of years. Therefore, the need to protect these great resources is increasingly important; and today we might just have the best means to do so. It is called a National Marine Sanctuaries or NMS, for short.

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