Open 7 Days a Week (except some holidays) 9am-5pm 715.685.9983 At the top of Wisconsin, on the shores of Lake Superior 29270 County Highway G Ashland, WI 54806
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Raised over $30,000 to fund the Community of Life Mural located in the Center
Two time Honor Awards recipient of the USDA Forest Service Eastern Region Honor Awards for excellence in partnerships in 2002 and 2004Provided busing grants to area schools for students to attend educational programs at the Center.
Launched 8 kayaks for coastal wetlands exploration and "Voyageurs Paddle Chequamegon Bay" living history programs.
Donated over a dozen snowshoes (youth & adult) for use by the public at no charge
Provide annual busing grants to area schools for students to attend educational programs at the Center
Sponsor fundraisers at the Center including "Fright Night" to help provide funding for educational programming at the Center
Acts as fiscal agent for grants that benefit the Center
Operate the Spirit of the North Gift Shop at the Center with proceeds going towards supporting the Center including:
contribution to 2nd floor exhibits
general operation expenses and marketing ads for the Center's programs and facilities
Employ staff members to operate store and assist with visitor services
Host Center events, programs, and workshop
Employ full-time maintenance staff for the Center
Friends of the Center Member Benefits:
Free cup of bird friendly coffee with each visit to the Center
10% discount in the Spirit of the North Gift Shop at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center (plus other special discounts periodically)
Receive email notifications of upcoming events at the Center
Ability to attend Friends of the Center Annual Meeting to review budget, elect officers, etc.
The good feeling of supporting the mission of the Center!