Explore Wisconsin Rivers

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Shaped by massive walls of ice, they carried Indians and voyageurs through the forests and plains, and were the highways of settlement and commerce. Around them grew towns and cities that drew their lifeblood from the waters. Today, Wisconsin's rivers are still the liquid paths of romance and discovery.

Join travel writer Doris Green as she follows these great rivers through time and space, sharing their beauty and history along the way. More than just a travel guide, Explore ...

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Overview

Shaped by massive walls of ice, they carried Indians and voyageurs through the forests and plains, and were the highways of settlement and commerce. Around them grew towns and cities that drew their lifeblood from the waters. Today, Wisconsin's rivers are still the liquid paths of romance and discovery.

Join travel writer Doris Green as she follows these great rivers through time and space, sharing their beauty and history along the way. More than just a travel guide, Explore Wisconsin Rivers introduces you to the adventure of discovering these natural treasures, as well as the struggle to preserve them for future generations to enjoy.

About the Author:
Doris Green is a communications specialist at the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and writes, edits and publishes a variety of other projects as well

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From Bros Brulee in the north to Little Fox in the south, Wisconsin's rippling chains of rivers comprise a significant part of the state's history and attractions. Badger State outdoorswoman and author Doris Green pays tribute to that contribution in this carefully researched guide. An idea pack for both residents and visitors.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934553121
  • Publisher: Trails Books
  • Publication date: 4/28/2008
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 936,440
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     iii
Introduction     vii
Rivers Running to Lake Superior
St. Louis     1
Bois Brule     9
Bad     23
Montreal     31
Rivers Running to Lake Michigan
Brule     41
Menominee     47
Peshtigo     59
Wolf     71
Fox     85
Milwaukee     111
Rivers Running to the Mississippi and Gulf of Mexico
Rock     137
Upper Wisconsin     161
Middle Wisconsin     179
Lower Wisconsin     205
Black     223
Chippewa     231
Namekagon     257
St. Croix     265
Mississippi     289
River Resources     310
Index     312
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