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Introducing Faces of Friends: Sue Nelson

Introducing Faces of Friends: Sue Nelson

The heart and strength of Friends of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is people. People who love the islands and step up to support the national lakeshore with their time, talent and treasure. With that in mind, we're launching Faces of Friends, a new series where we introduce some of our Friends and explore their personal connections to the islands. So many of our Friends have great stories to tell, whether they're park lovers, volunteers, donors, business members or board members. During the coming weeks, we'll be sharing these stories, starting with charter boat captain Sue Nelson,...

In Focus: Friends welcomes Superior Photographic as a new Business Member

In Focus: Friends welcomes Superior Photographic as a new Business Member

Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands have long attracted artists – painters, poets, musicians, and photographers. That draw was particularly strong for the newest Business Member of Friends of the Apostle Islands, Peter Wagner, owner of Superior Photographic. For Wagner, his photographic journey began more than 53 years ago when he first picked up a camera to become the photography editor of his high school yearbook back in Guilford, Connecticut. From that moment, he set out to begin learning the art of photography. “Just as a guitar player must learn how to strum and fret a guitar,” he...