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Meet Brandon Wolf, Peninsula’s Invasive Species Coordinator

The update below was written by Brandon Wolf, Peninsula’s Invasive Species Coordinator. Friends of Peninsula State Park funded this seasonal position. I am a graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where I majored in General Resource Management and minored in International Resource Management. Post-graduation I entered the field immediately […]

Garlic Mustard Season at Peninsula State Park. Invasive Species Coordinator (ISC) Brandon Wolf poses beside a truckload of garlic mustard pulled by Gibraltar Second Graders this June. Friends of Peninsula State Park fund wages for Peninsula's ISC. Photo: Kathleen Harris, DNR.

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Ephraim Exhibit: Two Roads Diverged

Emily Irwin (Ephraim Historical Foundation) and Laury Day (grandson of Camp Meenhaga founder Alice Orr Clark ) pose in front of an exhibit panel featuring Peninsula State Park’s two historic camps, Meenahga (1916-1948) and Camp Peninsular (Civilian Conservation Corps, 1935-1937). The exhibit features rare photographs and memorabilia and is open […]


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Share Your Eagle Tower Story

We have heard from many of you about how important Eagle Tower is to you and the memories you have about climbing the tower. We would love to hear them all! We are asking you to go to our new website www.eagletowerfund.com and tell us your story. Your story may be read […]


Fawntastic Fiesta at Peninsula!

The Fawntastic Feista was a big success, thanks to Carol, Mim, Grace, Rich and Sharon. Gary Yang, a DNR employee from Green Bay, came to lend a hand. Thank you! From 10 a.m. to about 1 p.m., about 250 visitors hiked our family friendly trail, seeing the new signs funded mostly […]

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2016 Gold Seal Award Contest – Vote Now!

Please take the time to vote for Peninsula Park in your favorite categories. We would like our park to get the recognition that it deserves. Call for Nominations: Friends of Wisconsin State Parks are asking for your vote in this year’s contest categories. If you are a camper, biker, hunter, […]


Trail Building Workshop

The Friends of Peninsula State Park and the International Mountain Biking Association will present a two day workshop on sustainable trail building and the economic impact of purpose built trail systems. The Friends of Peninsula State Park, in partnership with the International Mountain Biking Association, are providing two opportunities to […]


Repair Eagle Tower Public Meeting Notes

Representative Kitchens – All questions have been answered and there is a plan to go forward, which will be presented this evening. A fundraiser is necessary because if we were to go through the state budgetary process it would be too slow. The DNR is committed to make this happen. Ben […]