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Kakabika Falls receives increased interest after debut in US postage stamp series

 

June 17, 2019



By BRYAN HELLIOS

bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com

MARENISCO — A dozen nature lovers joined an Ottawa National Forest hosted hike to Kakabika Falls on Saturday.

The falls is gaining popularity after being selected by the U.S. Postal Service as one of 2019’s ‘Wild and Scenic River’ postage stamps.

Ian Shackleford, botanist for the forest service, led a tour down a short trail to where photographer Tim Palmer stood to take his picture of the river back in June of 2013.

“I found the very spot,” he said.

While walking to the falls, the guide pointed out numerous plants in a variety of st...



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