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Leave No Trace Peninsula Park Spotlight

June 8-10, 2023

Leave No Trace’s new Spotlight program is a multi-day event to bring attention to community conservation, spread education, and to build momentum and inspire involvement for the future.

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Team will be at the Peninsula State Park Spotlight June 8-10, 2023, in collaboration with Destination Door County to present a variety of programs including stewardship projects, workshops, and community outreach.

Thursday, June 8

Leave No Trace Spotlight Social, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stop by the Fish Creek Lot in Peninsula Park to meet the Leave No Trace team and State Parks Leadership. Kick back with some yard games and grab dinner & drinks from Backbone Food Truck (starting at 5:00pm) & Sway Brewing Co.

Overflow parking located in Fish Creek along Highway 42 and in the municipal lot behind Hat Head.

Friday, June 9

Leave No Trace Pop-Up @ Eagle Tower, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stop by Eagle Tower to ask questions, win prizes, and learn more about Leave No Trace and Door County. Peninsula State Park Educator staff will be on hand to share information on the Niagara escarpment and the endemic species found within this specialized habitat. 

Naturalist Guided Hikes @ The Sentinel Trail, 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm
A park naturalist will lead short guided hikes along the Sentinel Trailsharing about native tree species and Leave No Trace ethics.

Community Campfire: Campfire Safety 101 @ White Cedar Nature Center, 7:00 pm
Join the Leave No Trace team and Warden Courperus for “Campfire with the Warden'' at the White Cedar Nature Center amphitheater. We will cover campfire safety and the importance of Leave No Trace ethics. Enjoy s’mores while learning about campfire best practices!

Saturday, June 10: National Get Outdoors Day

National Get Outdoors Day Stewardship Work Day @ Nelson's Point, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
All volunteers meet at Nelson's Point at 8:00. 

It has been a few years since Peninsula was able to coordinate a large-scale volunteer event, so we are thrilled to be organizing the Leave No Trace Spotlight Stewardship Work Day. We’re calling on all interested individuals to join us. By blazing a new trail and helping to clean up the park we will be making a positive difference in the community and helping to improve our natural environment, and access to new areas at the same time. Don't worry if you've never done anything like this before because no experience is necessary. All necessary tools and equipment will be provided, so all you need to bring is your enthusiasm, some comfortable clothes, and a reusable water bottle.

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