2011 Award Winners

Congratulations to all of our 2011 Award Winners!
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(1) Bill Zagler accepts the Individual Hero Award, accompanied by Peter Biermeier (DNR) John Fogelberg, Dan Schuller (DNR), and Tracey Scwalbe (FWSP). 
(2) The Friends of Mirror Lake State Park accept the Outstanding Friends Group Hero Award. 
 (3) Natalie Koffamus is recognized by Schwalbe and Schuller for her work as the 2011 Youth Ambassador. 
 (4) DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp address the guests at Friends of Wisconsin State Parks Annual Awards Banquet held at the Lussier Family Heritage Center.

  • Outstanding DNR Land Manager – Terry Jensen 
  • Outstanding Friends Group – Friends of Mirror Lake State Park 
  • Outstanding Individual Friend – Bill Zager 
  • Best Building Restoration or Update: Heritage Hill State Park – Joseph Cotton House 
  • Best Ice Fishing: Mirror Lake State Park 
  • Best Fall Colors: Stower Seven Lakes Trail 
  • Best Place for Quiet Reflection and Meditation: Newport State Park 
  • Best Pet Area: Governor Dodge State Park 
  • Best Walk-In Camp Site – Rock Island State Park 
  • Best Park on the Ice Age Trail: Interstate Park 
  • Best Bridge or Tunnel Feature: Badger State Trail 
  • Most Unique or Non-Traditional Trail: Rib Mountain State Park 
  • Best Display of Native Wisconsin Plants: Lake Wissota State Park 
2011 Wisconsin State Parks Youth Ambassador
  • Natalie Koffarnus 
Photo Contest winners
 Congratulations to our Photo Contest Winners! Their photos have been selected to be featured in the 2012 FWSP Calendar!
  • Daniel Seurer 
  • Carol Jaksic 
  • Dan Thoftne 
  • Monica Stone 
  • Cassandra Oldenburg 
  • Kathleen Hanna 
  • Jim Dockendorff 
  • Tom Elliot
  • Cathy Zimmerman 
  • Cindy Cseri 
  • Randall Paske 
  • Tim Sweet 
2012 Calendars are now available for sale! 
Wisconsin State Parks featured in this calendar are:
  • High Cliff State Park 
  • Natural Bridge State Park 
  • Wyalusing State Park 
  • Rock Island State Park
  • Heritage Hill State Park 
  • Governor Dodge State Park 
  • Interstate State Park
  • Willow River State Park 
  • Roche-a-Cri State Park 
  • Devil's Lake State Park 
  • Newport State Park 
  • Peninsula State Park 
  • Mirror Lake State Park