Beautiful Weborg Point in Peninsula State Park will be the setting for the annual meeting of the Friends of Peninsula State Park, on Saturday August 29, at 11:30 AM. A picnic potluck lunch will be followed by a short business meeting, which will include a report from Assistant Park Superintendent Erin Brown. She will provide updates on visitation, staffing, and Eagle Tower, as well as the plans for renovation of the historic White Cedar Nature Center.
The Friends welcome the public to join them for the informational program, which begins at 1 PM. Josh Martinez, Wisconsin Department of Resources Wildlife Biologist, will speak about wildlife management in Door County, and how citizens can become involved in wildlife surveys. Park Superintendent Kelli Bruns encourages members of the community to take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about what wildlife management means, and how they can become involved. “We are fortunate to have such a knowledgeable speaker sharing insights with us,” she said.
Friends board president Chris Holicek encourages fellow Friends to attend this always enjoyable event. “This is a chance for all of the Friends to get an overview of the accomplishments of the past year and the exciting plans for the coming year,” she says.
Friends members and their guests are asked to bring a dish to pass for the lunch. Drinks and hot dogs will be provided. Please RSVP to Gail Anderson at 920-868-3499 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parking at Weborg shelter is limited., and carpooling is recommended. Additional parking is available in the day lot just north of the campground and at Nelson Point, as well as at the Fish Creek overflow lot. A Park vehicle sticker is required.
Friends of Peninsula State Park is an organization dedicated to making a meaningful contribution toward the preservation and goals of Peninsula State Park. The Friends provide volunteer services and financial support for the interpretive, educational, recreational and visitor service programs at Peninsula State Park. New members are always welcome. A membership form is available on the website or at the park office.
For more information about Friends of Peninsula State Park, please visit their web page:
Peninsula State Park
Bureau of Parks and Recreation
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
() phone: (920) 868-3258
() fax: (920) 868-1931
() e-mail: email@example.com