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Whitefish Dunes State Park naturalist Carolyn Rock shares the latest activities at this Wisconsin State Park. Check this out:

Saturday, April 21st
1:30 – 2:30 pm – Routes of the Voyageurs
Who were the Voyageurs and what did they do? Join in exploring the North American fur trade through sight and touch.  Discover its impact on the Great Lakes and Eastern Canada regions.  Travel from 1500 to 1850, with a voyageur.  Explore the sites of the North West Company Fur Trade along with seeing the tools of the trade.  Gather in the Nature Center’s auditorium for this program.  This program is geared for middle school children and older but younger siblings are welcome.

Saturday, April 28th
6:30 am – Bird Exploration
Join amateur birders Bill and Sarah Krouse for a morning of birding.  This adult focused program will allow participants to explore a variety of habitats for migrating birds.  Meet at the shelter building for this longer program.  Dress for the weather.

Saturday, May 7th
9:00 am – 4:00pm Spring Dune Day
Grab your rake, put on your gloves, and join the park staff and Friends of Whitefish Dunes for a day of sprucing up the park.  Bring your friends and family for a whole day, morning or afternoon of fun.  Split wood with the friends or work on the trails with park staff.  Get out and enjoy the outdoors and help the park.  Crews of all levels of ability, strengths and ages are needed.  Children under the ages of 16 must work with a parent.  Inside work may be available also.  There will be something for everyone.  Lunch provided for those who sign up.  Morning session begins at 9:00am.  Lunch is at noon and the afternoon session begins at 1:00pm. Make a difference in your park. Join today.  Call to sign up 920-823-2400

Saturday, May 28th
6:30 am – Bird Exploration
Join amateur birders Bill and Sarah Krouse for a morning of birding.  This adult focused program will allow participants to explore a variety of habitats for migrating birds.  Meet at the shelter building for this longer program.  Dress for the weather.

Whitefish Dunes State Park is located at 3275 Clark Lake Road (county WD), on the Lake Michigan shoreline south of Jacksonport. All programs are free to the public unless noted; a park vehicle sticker is required.  For more information please contact the park by phone 920-823-2400, email carolyn.rock@wisconsin.gov , or check the on-line events calendar at the DNR website.

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