Friends of Peninsula State Park Eagle Tower Resolution Recommendation


For Immediate Release

Friends of Peninsula State Park Eagle Tower Resolution Recommendation

Fish Creek, October 16, 2015: The Board of Directors for the Friends of Peninsula State Park have issued a resolution recommendation regarding the status of Eagle Tower located in Peninsula State Park.

‘The Board of the Friends of Peninsula State Park supports either the renovation or the reconstruction of Eagle Tower in its current location.

The Board supports the DNR’s inclusion of and a timely resolution of the Tower’s future in the upcoming Master Plan.

Based on public input and its historical significance our first preference is to renovate the existing tower. We further support making feasible accommodations for disabled visitors.

Based on its economic impact on the community either alternative should be a priority for the Friends and the entire community.’

The DNR has stated that decisions regarding the future of Eagle Tower will be included in the upcoming Master Plan.

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: peninsulafriends.org.
Contact:
Kelli Bruns
Superintendent
Peninsula State Park
Bureau of Parks and Recreation
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
(() phone: (920) 868-3258
(() fax: (920) 868-1931
(+) e-mail: kelli.bruns@wi.gov