The Friends of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is excited to announce that Ruth Oppedahl has been hired as its new administrative assistant.
Join us in 2020 as the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and its partners will celebrate the park’s 50th anniversary with a year-long series of fun, educational and exciting events.
Most people experience the unforgettable sea caves and the shoreline of Devils Island by day… by kayak, by sailboat or by tour boat. It’s a totally different, awe-inspiring experience on a moonless night when only the Milky Way lights the southern sky. We are pleased to present to you a view of the island thatContinue reading “The Friends reveal their new 2019 photo “MYSTIC DREAMS””
She hails from Acadia National Park in Maine, but by way of Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Point Reyes National Seashore, Bandelier National Monument and Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument where she was the Acting Superintendent. Most recently she has been Chief of Interpretation and Education. Lynne is particularly interested in fosteringContinue reading “Welcoming Lynne Dominy, new Superintendent”
It is hard to determine who benefits most from every year’s Island School experience – 3 days of wilderness camping on Stockton Island in May. The 6-8th graders give up classroom learning and social media for a hands-on, once–in–a lifetime experience with Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands. The Northland College students who participate asContinue reading “Island School in 32nd Year”
10am at Legendary Waters Resort, 37600 Onigamiing Drive, Red Cliff, WICommemorating the release of the 2018 APIS NL coin to be released in the US Mint “America the Beautiful” Quarters Program. It features a drawing of a kayaker along the Devil’s Island shoreline with the iconic lighthouse in the background above the sea caves. “Friends”Continue reading “April 11th – APIS Quarter Launch and Coin Exchange”
$31,000 is our contribution to the Park in 2018, and volunteers will once again be active come spring. “We are pleased that “Friends” can contribute so significantly to address Park needs. We really appreciate their help and involvement,” says Park Superintendent Bob Krumenaker. Specifically, “Friends” will be funding several deferred maintenance projects including replicated stormContinue reading “Friends to Help Park With Gifts of Time & Money”
The Lake always reminds us that she is the boss. Area 4th graders, their teachers, and all involved recentparticipated in a field trip to the islands that has been rescheduled four times. “The 4th time was the charm,” says one of the organizers, Erica Peterson with the “Friends of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.” LastContinue reading “Fourth Graders Take in Field Trip to the Islands”