A non-profit dedicated to the support and protection of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
“How do we connect with and create the next generation of
park visitors, supporters, and advocates?”
If the Apostle Islands are to thrive in the face of changing
times, we must keep (or make) the park relevant to both current and future
generations, and to people of all demographics, including those who have yet to
experience why this national park is significant. “Friends” is so charged, and
especially with youth. But we also do it through our volunteer program,
accessibility initiatives, publications and outreach.
Stuck inside, practicing good social distancing, my eyes drift to a large, framed map of the Apostle Islands that I keep just above my writing desk. Even the names on that map are enough to spark wanderlust.
Love can make a person do crazy things but would it be enough to make you brave nearly 25 miles of rough Lake Superior waters rowing in an open boat just to spend a few precious moments with your soulmate?
Removing barriers for people of all abilities to explore the Apostle Islands is a core mission of the Friends of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Achieving that mission takes many forms and your donation can play an important role. We encourage all park lovers to "unleash your generosity" on Giving …
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