News from our Neighbors: Happenings at Whitefish Dunes State Park

As the new year looms on the horizon, we are happy to announce the January schedule of events for our beachfront neighbors at Whitefish Dunes State Park. Thank you to park Naturalist Carolyn Rock. Here are the upcoming events at the Dunes:

January 19, 2013
Quiet Side Bird Exploration.
Join amateur birders Bill and Sarah Krouse for a morning of winter lakeshore birding. Begin at Whitefish Dunes to learn the basics of winter bird watching (with refreshments) then carpool to various hot birding spots (Cave Point, Jacksonport, Baileys Harbor…).  The group will travel northward before returning to the park.  Depending on current birding information, travels may take the group to different sites than listed.  Dress warmly, bring water and snack.  Trip may include a stop for lunch if birding provides to be extremely successful.  Don’t forget to bring funds; trip participants receive 15% all bird books at the park store.
9:00 – 12:00 am

January 26, 2013
Candlelight Ski/Walk.
Come join the Friends of Whitefish Dunes State Park to enjoy their annual candlelight event. Separate trails will be available for hikers and skiers.  The shelter features a warming fire along with hot beverages and popcorn.  Over 2 miles of trails will be lit by luminaries.  Park Entrance fee will be waived for this event.  Please leave your pet at home, they are not allowed on the trails or in the shelter building.
5:00 – 9:00pm

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.

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