What We Propose to Do: 2017 Projects In Brief

  • Clear wilderness trails affected by the Summer 2016 wind storm
  • Resurrect Historical Day Marker Navigational Aids at Raspberry Island Light Station 
  • Help fund a ranger’s time for the Island School and pay for transportation
  • Provide funding to help finish constructing an early 1900’s Raspberry Island Lightkeeper’s rowing tender; a 16’ skiff that will be housed at the newly restored boathouse
  • Fund an exhibit on the Ashland Harbor Breakwater Light, the newest lighthouse in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, at Ashland’s new Historical Museum
  • Make a portion of the Bayfield Visitor Center information desk accessible for handicap and children
  • Purchase new heavy-duty picnic tables for park campsites
Check out this recent article in the Ashland Daily Press about how the FRIENDS supplement the needs of the NPS through contributions.

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