Together they put in a combined 20 hours of work and it shows.
For the first time since the creation of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, the flag of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa was permanently raised over the park on June 23rd, 2021.
The National Lakeshore is a family affair for Forrest Howk and his dad Neil. Read their Lakeshore Logbook entry to learn how they blazed some trails and made lots of memories.
For “contributing significantly to the well-being of Lake Superior and its peoples,” Lake Superior Magazine awarded its 2021 Achievement Award to Friends of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.
The Lightkeeper’s Tender “Don A” is now on display in the Fog Signal Building at the Raspberry island Light Station. Over many years, volunteers at the Bayfield Maritime Museum poured countless hours of work into building the 16-foot-long wooden boat. The Don A bears the name of former museum president Don Albrecht, who came upContinue reading “Replica lighthouse skiff now on display at Raspberry Island Light Station”
Father-daughter day at work takes on special meaning for the family members who wrote this week’s Lakeshore Logbook entry.
On Saturday night, September 25, 2021 Friends of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore held a candlelight ceremony on a Lake Superior beach to celebrate, to honor, and to recommit ourselves to keeping that light burning bright as we step into the next 50 years at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.
Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers issued a proclamation in honor of the park’s first half century in existence and its positive impact on the state and its people as it begins its 51st year.
In our new installment of our “Sense of Adventure” series, part of our 50th anniversary summer celebration, we will look at the many ways these islands and this lake inspire us – poetry, art, jewelry making, night photography, music, even the inspiration to connect the islands through swimming, a kind of dance among the waves.
One of the first park employees shares his memories of the early days of the National Lakeshore. Days filled with accomplishments and opportunities.