Here are some of the things Park Members have accomplished this year!

  • Together with other volunteers we planted more than 1,000 native prairie plants in the newest restoration area (Fox Prairie) of the park

  • Funded installation of 2 new prairie areas using native vegetated mats at the south entrance

  • Completed reconstruction of the accessible fishing pier and purchase of 2 new de-icers to maintain the structure

  • Implemented non-toxic goose population remediation

  • Introduced the Friends group to park visitors and spent time with our members at the Friends raffle table at over a dozen Black Box events scheduled around the Cracking Arts Rebirth installation. The raffle we ran raised over $4500 for the park. Participated in a number of events associated with the art installation

  • Provided supply funding for 6 ‘beach bonfires’

  • Hosted a day of park activities as a participant site for Participated in Doors Open Milwaukee.

  • Secured a partial grant for a water and sewer study needed for the planning of the future visitor and education center. The rest of the funds for this study will come from our ongoing fund raising activities

  • Hired a campaign consultant for the future visitor and education center