Coastal management and accessibility projects were on the agenda, as Friends of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore participated in discussions with the Wisconsin Department of Administration Secretary-designee.
With tears in her eyes she expressed her gratitude for the amphitheater…
With a snip of an over-sized red scissors and a flourish of breeze off of Lake Superior, Friends Board Chair Erica Peterson and Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Superintendent Lynne Dominy cut a red ribbon on Friday, August 13, 2021 signifying the grand opening of the accessible amphitheater at Presque Isle on the Lakeshore’s Stockton Island. Continue reading “The ribbon is cut: Stockton Island’s accessible amphitheater is now officially open to all”
National Park Service crews are assembling the new accessible amphitheater on Stockton Island, helping to make the islands experience more accessible for all.
Sparks are flying in Madison Wisconsin, where crews are now building the framework for the new, universally accessible amphitheater to be installed on Stockton Island.
The project will enable people with mobility issues to access the gateway to the mainland sea caves.
Launching your kayak at Little Sand Bay just got easier, thanks to a new mat.
The final product will enable visitors in wheelchairs, using walkers or with mobility issues to move from the dock to the already accessible campsite, up to the contact station and onto the amphitheater.
Friends of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is raising funds for their Wilderness Accessibility Fund to make the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (APIS NL) one of the most accessible, inaccessible national parks. With the funds they will help the Park implement projects that would otherwise take decades to accomplish if park funding were the soleContinue reading ““Wilderness Accessibility Fund” Case for Support”
The view from the end of the dock of the islands to the north – Sand, York and the open Lake – is beautiful, if you are tall enough to look over the rocky storm barrier. Not so if you are under 5 feet or in a wheelchair. Thanks to a $5,000 private donation weContinue reading “Little Sand Bay to get a Handicap-Accessible Viewing Platform”