Brickyard Creek Community on Lake Superior

Brickyard Creek is a residential environmental community on Lake Superior dedicated to active stewardship and tranquility.

Boreal Forest Citizen

Meet Nancy & Steve Sandstrom

How did you end up at Brickyard Creek? Each member of the Brickyard Creek Community has a unique and inspiring answer to this question. We invite you to share YOUR story with us. Reach out to community manager Jeffery Garrett today! Our Story In reflecting on the...

Building a Legacy on the Wings of Butterflies

Over the summer, a small group of volunteers came together at Brickyard Creek to plant a Monarch Waystation; what they ended up planting was an environmental legacy. Monarchs are not able to survive the cold winters of most of the United States, so the butterflies...

The Boreal Forest Citizenry

This piece is being shared with you by Boreal Forest Citizen and Brickyard Creek community member, Dale Klubertanz. Dale is the chair of the Forest and Watershed Committee and an association board member. You can find him walking with his dog Hattie on the beach and...

Manager & Committee Updates

Brickyard Creek Annual Associations Meeting 2017

A dispatch from the ‘Creek where suddenly Spring is mounting a solid comeback! Indeed, after shouldering through a raw, somewhat dispiriting stretch of icy rain (that included threats of measurable snow), it now appears we are in the clear. That seemed hard to imagine...

Brickyard Creek Manager Report

Already January is over, but in some ways I feel like winter has yet to begin. Any progress to the contrary has been quickly erased by misty, gray days reminiscent of late fall. In fact, the open water makes the relatively recent Polar Vortex now seem like an obscure memory. Of course, even that event was not a harken back to winters of old, but rather the ushering in of a fierce unpredictability now evidenced by epic windstorms and rainfall totals often conveyed by inches.

Focused on Lake, Land, Learning, Legacy and Leadership

Winter Note and Assessment Schedule

  Seasons greetings from the 'Creek! I am at the moment perched in front of a satisfying fire after an invigorating hike through our winter wonderland. Almost seems routine after weeks of frigid cold and lake effect snow. That is not to say that the experience is any...

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Stan and Susanne Kaufman

Our adventure on the Big Lake began in 1991 when we were transferred from Toronto to Fargo, N.D.. What to do with our Noble Quest, a 33’ 1967 mahogany Chris Craft we had sailed over Georgian Bay, Lake Huron

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Boreal Forest Citizen

There’s a lot going on in the Boreal Forests of Bayfield, Wisconsin!

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Come and Explore Brickyard Creek

The boreal forest of Brickyard Creek and the shore of Lake Superior are wondrous during all four seasons.