Friday, October 18, 2013

The Friends of Blue Mound State Park
were triply honored at the Friends of Wisconsin State Parks 
Annual Awards Banquet, October 11, 2013

We received the Friends of Wisconsin State Parks Hero Award for Outstanding Friends Group.
We received the Wisconsin State Parks System Friends Group of the Year Award

And our (now retired) volunteer naturalist, Al Swain, received the Outstanding Individual Friends Member award.

Al is a retired botanist and plant ecologist and has been a volunteer naturalist and Friends member for the last 14 years.  His countless hours of donated time and effort over the years have touched thousands of visitors through weekend programs, interpretive hikes, and Explorer programs for children.

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Blue Mound State Park
 is a great place to visit in the fall.