The Friends group held its first auto tour in the Fall of 2011 instead of an annual meeting. Below are a few pictures of the day.
The Friends of the Namekagon Barrens has developed a self-guided auto tour to help visitors to the area better understand what is there. You can get a copy of the tour guide (see Auto Tour in the side bar at the left of your screen) and enjoy a family trip to the Barrens.
View of the spruce bog or swamp from the south unit looking north at Auto Stop 2.
variation in the soil structure of the land and the tree and plant variety.
This photo of the spruce bog shows the different soil structures
and the survival of the various tree species from the previous fire burn, due to the moisture content of the soil.