Lake Pend Oreille

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  • Knowing Our Place Analysis

    place in my heart. Whether the experiences were good or bad, happy or sad, I believe that it brought together groups of people who love each other, in just over the course of a few months, and made it special for all of us by creating memories that will last a lifetime. This dazzling river house is located in Priest River on a waterfront that is surrounded by three story high, green trees, and the smell of fresh river water; that water flowing just outside the house, in the backyard, is the beautiful Pend Oreille River. Outside of the house is three docks lined up against the water’s edge. Each dock has a different water vehicle or float attached to it; a white boat with stripes the color of wine, three jet skis with decals with colors and shapes that would make you feel like you were back in the nineties, smack or canoes and paddle boards. Just south from this family home, within fifteen minutes, you would reach the wake zone of the river, many water activities take place on this lake; boating, wakeboarding, and jet skiing. In Priest River there are many other beautiful areas to swim, hike or spend valued time as well; therefore, I am very lucky to be able to spend my whole summer at this location; surrounded by beautifully peaked mountains, and blue water that is as smooth as glass, and the laughter shared between the family. onto the white boat with stripes the color of wine and the three jet skis with decals that would make you feel like you were back in the nineties.…

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  • Conger Lumber Company Case Study

    The culling of white pine on Blackstone Lake began in the late 1880s with the arrival of the Conger Lumber Company. Once the commercially viable pine had been fully exploited the process of stripping hemlock trees of their bark for the leather tanning process began on the lake in the spring of 1900. At the time the Rankin Bros., headed by James Rankin on Blackstone, were supplying the Conger Lumber Co. Another sawmill operator in the region was the Mitchell Lumber Co. set up by Thomas Mitchell…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Salton Sea

    Salton Sea is the largest inland body of water in California, measuring at 35 miles long and 15 miles across. Its salt level is fifty percent saltier than the ocean itself. The Salton Sea is beneficial to more than four hundred and twenty different species of birds. The species range from “white and brown pelicans to eared grebes, curlews, ibis, avocets and snowy plovers. It also supports millions of fish and a host of invertebrates, important food sources for the birds.” (Blogger, 2015) Salton…

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  • Loughberry Lake Lab Report

    This experiment was designed to test what the limiting nutrient was in Loughberry Lake, as well as examine the trophic state of the lake. In order to find out what the limiting nutrient was, we performed a few different tests. We began with a secchi disk test to see the transparency of the water. Then, we took water samples that we later used to test the turbidity levels of the water after adding varying amounts of phosphorous and nitrogen. Phosphorous was the limiting nutrient in the lake,…

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  • Short Story: Merlin

    persisted on the grass within the shadows thrown by trees and buildings. Arthur watched silently as Merlin stopped on the small rise before the bank fell down to the water and removed his boots. Socks were peeled off, and his serviceable brown trousers were rolled up to his knees. "I've never done this before. But it feels like I should be in contact with the Lake if I am to summon Freya." Merlin commented. Arthur simply nodded: he had no knowledge at all about such things. If Merlin wanted to…

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  • El Nino Effect

    Conclusively, our research cruise information turns out to fall in general terms. However, there is factors that effect the results. One factor that influences the data results is El Nino. What is El Nino? El Nino is "A southward-flowing, nutrient-poor current of flowing, nutrient-poor current of warm water off the coast of western South America, caused by a breakdown of trade-wind circulation."(Oceanography: An Invitation). Specifically, El Nino influences seawater temperature, density, and…

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  • Portage Lakes State Park

    Situated on about 1,000 acres of land and about 2500 acres of water, Portage Lakes State Park in Ohio is a wonderful park for fishing, camping, or to just get away from it all. Featuring a number of lakes for boating, fishing, and wildlife watching, Portage Lakes is a unique state park offering something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Portage Lakes State Park touches both Akron and Canton making it an ideal place to escape the hustle and bustle of city life in this serene area. Portage…

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  • Ballast Water: The Great Lakes

    Purpose This paper will discuss the Great Lakes regions issue with invasive species introduced via ships ballast water, and the response that has followed since then. The impact of shipping and its economic benefit to the region will also be reviewed. The Great Lakes The great lakes system consists of a group of linked freshwater lakes spanning across the traditionally defined “heart land” region of North America. The system consists primarily of 5 distinct bodies of water; Lake Superior,…

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  • The Power Of Dirty Waters Summary

    Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair’s “The Power of Dirty Waters: Indigenous Poetics” exemplifies the importance of language to Indigenous culture and how language is used to relate to the world. This is ultimately what he strives for as his thesis; he tries to argue the idea that language is the most important power for relation to the Earth and its inhabitants. Sinclair begins strongly by discussing the history of Lake Winnipeg, and how the name “Winnipeg” embodies the ecology of the lake. This…

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  • Michigan Glaciers

    covers most of the planet. In Michigan especially, the effect that water has on the land can clearly be seen throughout the Upper and Lower Peninsulas. This change comes from rivers and lakes eroding, transporting, and depositing; glaciers carving the land and leaving behind water; and humans manipulating water for beneficial reasons. It’s no secret that Michigan is shaped by water simply due to the fact that it is surrounded by lakes on almost every border it has, but the rivers and lakes have…

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