2012 Hero Winners and Gold Seal Awards

Hero Award Winners Announced:

  • Outstanding Individual Friends Group Member: Louise Borzynski - Friends of Lapham Peak
  • Outstanding Friends Group: Friends of High Cliff State Park 
  • Outstanding DNR Land Manager: Jerry Leiterman - Kettle Moraine State Forest - Northern Unit

Gold Seal Award Recipients announced:

  1. Best Naturalist Program – Peninsula State Park
  2. Best ADA Accessible Park – Mirror Lake State Park 
  3. Best Non-Traditional Trail – Newport Wilderness State Park 
  4. Best Park for Geocaching- Gov. Thompson State Park 
  5. Best Halloween Hike- Heritage Hill State Park 
  6. Best Cross Country Ski Trail- Kettle Moraine State Forest – Lapham Peak 
  7. Best Playground for kids- Gov. Dodge State Park 8. Best Picnic area- Devils Lake State Park 
  8. Best Pond for aquatic viewing- Cadiz Springs State Recreation Area 
  9. Best Electric Campsite- Wyalusing State Park – site 143