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.
On September 26, we are observing Apostle Islands National Lakeshore’s 50th anniversary. A wonderful thing about this place is that visitors tend to come here to mark special events in their own lives.
Now, celebrating the 50th year of the National Lakeshore, and with a strong Board of Directors and a growing base of financial support and programmatic outreach, FAINL is poised for considerable growth and impact. Secure funding, a substantial and growing endowment, and tremendous growth opportunities makes it possible for FAINL …
Supporters of The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center gathered virtually and in-person on August 28, 2020 to celebrate the center's renaming as the "David R. Obey Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center." The Center opened in 1998 and is a unique partnership involving The US Forest Service, National Park Service, US …
As a Friend of Apostle islands National Lakeshore, I have always puzzled over how to have a safe campfire on a beach, and leave no trace. We did it with an aluminum garbage can lid, a bucket, and a shovel. We brought local wood and carried out the few remaining ashes. …
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