The Institute combines broad philosophical discussions about the role and meaning of leadership with a detailed, hands-on approach to the work being done by Friends organizations and their parks.
In 1986, a vision emerged—providing Northland College students an opportunity to use the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore as an outdoor classroom for area sixth graders from the Chequamegon Bay region…
The NPS Junior Ranger program is an activity-based educational program aimed at visitors between the ages of 4 and 12 (although any visitor can participate).
Volunteers including National Park Service staff, Friends members and community volunteers gathered at Washington Avenue beach within sight of the Apostle Islands and set off to do their part this Earth Day.
The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore will forever share a very special connection with Earth Day — both began in 1970 and both were championed by Wisconsin’s own Gaylord A. Nelson.
Test your knowledge of the Apostle Islands by taking our Earth Day quiz.
With at least one in every state, national parks provide close-to-home opportunities to engage the senses and experience something different during each visit.
The summer wind strumming the waves, the slow repeating verse of the surf, birdsong in the bogs at sunrise. There is a beauty in these islands that speaks to the poet’s soul, and through them, to all of us.
There’s no need to carry cash, checks or credit cards to pay for parking at Meyers Beach or to pay docking fees at one of the islands, if you have the recreation.gov mobile app on your phone. This free app, offered in partnership by the National Park Service and other federal agencies, includes a featureContinue reading “Recreation.gov app can be used to pay fees in Apostle Islands National Lakeshore this summer”
Fittingly, Soskin, who turned 100 in September of 2021, marked her final day of work at the park by presenting an interpretive program.