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Door County’s Favorite Naturalist: Carolyn Rock announces late winter events at Whitefish Dunes

Door County’s Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock has published the February and March events page and we at Glidden Lodge are eager to share it! The park is just a 3.5 mile hike from our beachfront resort and we think this is a great way to get some fresh air during our late winter months. Ready for an outdoor adventure? Here goes: Whitefish Dunes State Park Naturalist Events Saturday, February 21 Discover Snowshoeing. Learn to “float on snow” and be active this winter. Follow the naturalist on a fun exploration hike. Bring your own snowshoe or borrow from the park’s limited supply. Instructions provided. Dress for the weather. Meet

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News from our favorite naturalist: Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock

August is here and that means more programming from Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock. The park is just a 3.5 mile hike down the beach from Glidden Lodge. Sound enticing? We think so too! Saturday August 16 Candlelight Walk. Join the Friends of Whitefish Dunes for a night of outdoor fun. Enjoy a self-guided hike along the shoreline and through the forested dunes. Join Door Peninsula Astronomical Society members to view planets, stars and moons in the night’s sky on the beach. Bake and merchandise sale in the nature center, free popcorn at the shelter building. Book signing by Kate Kapolnek, author of the new children’s book, ABC’s of

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News from our favorite naturalist: Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock

Early summer is here and that means more programming from Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock. The park is just a 3.5 mile hike down the beach from Glidden Lodge. Sound enticing? We think so too! Thursday July 31 Get Outdoors! Join the Park Ranger to discover the many activities you can do at the park. Learn about the tools rangers use to protect the park and keep you safe. Meet at the amphitheater for this family friendly program. 2:00 p.m. Friday August 1 All About Birds. Come explore the world of birds. Discover their songs, what they eat, where to find them and much more. Drop by the amphitheater

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News from our favorite naturalist: Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock

Early summer is here and that means more programming from Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock. The park is just a 3.5 mile hike down the beach from Glidden Lodge. Sound enticing? We think so too! Friday June 13 Spring along the Shore. Take a stroll to discover ancient life and geologic history among blooming flowers.  Search the rocky shore for hidden treasures.  We will be walking on uneven ground.  Dress for the weather; meet at the nature center for this rough terrain walk. 10:00 a.m. What about the Forest? Take a walk into the recent harvested areas of the park to understand beech bark disease. Learn about the American

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