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.
The adventure and beauty of a visit to the Apostle Islands begins even before you set foot in the National Lakeshore.
Heidi Van Dunk started as a volunteer and wore many hats in the years that followed.
You’re invited to a candlelight commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, to wrap up the year-long celebration.
Researchers used DNA from hair samples to estimate how many animals are in the park and where their relatives live. They published the results of that work this summer.
With tears in her eyes she expressed her gratitude for the amphitheater…