The Friends of Blue Mound State Park

***Reprint from http://fwspbluemound.blogspot.com/
The Friends of Blue Mound State Parkwere 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.