Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association Board of Directors Meeting 2017 Schedule
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Thursday, July 27, 2017 Note that this meeting will start at 1:30pm after morning committee meetings.
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Board meetings begin 1pm at the Quincy Mine Office building (49445 N Hwy US 41, north of Hancock). Committee meetings are held the previous day or Saturday morning. Contact IRKPA for more information.
Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association 2017 Annual Membership Meeting
The Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association's 2017 annual membership meeting is scheduled for 5:30pm, Friday, July 28, aboard the Ranger III at Rock Harbor on Isle Royale. Members are invited to join us for the meeting, which will include light picnic fare, but you are welcome to bring hot sandwiches and such from the Greenstone Grill or on your own.
Meeting Events: How the Rock Connects Us: Geoheritage of Isle Royale (Open to the public—Everyone welcome!) Meeting Events Flyer
Friday, July 28: Evening Program 7:30 PM, Rock Harbor Auditorium. Presenter: Erika Vye, co-author of IRKPA’s new book, How the Rock Connects Us: A Geoheritage Guide to Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula and Isle Royale.
Saturday, July 29: Geoheritage Cruise on The Sandy 1:30-6:00 PM, with geologist Erika Vye as our guide, stopping at Raspberry and/or Passage Island (weather dependent). Purchase tickets at Rock Harbor Lodge office.
Isle Royale National Park Wolf Management Plan February Open Houses and Webinars
The National Park Service (NPS) invites the public to participate in upcoming informational open houses and webinars regarding the proposed draft plan determining whether and how to bring wolves to Isle Royale National Park. The plan and alternatives are described in the draft Environmental Impact Statement to Address the Presence of Wolves on Isle Royale (draft EIS), released on December 16, 2016, and can be found at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/isrowolves.
The public open houses will be held on February 14 and 15 from 4-6 p.m. A short presentation will start at 4:30 followed by a question and answer period and open house.
Duluth, Minnesota – Tuesday, February 14, at Pier B Resort, 800 West Railroad Street
Houghton, Michigan – Wednesday, February 15, at Magnuson Franklin Square Inn, 820 Shelden Avenue (above park headquarters)
Webinars: Thursday, February 16, from 4-5:30 p.m. Eastern Time and Tuesday, February 21, from 7-8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. For more information about the open houses and to register for the webinars, visit: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/isrowolves and click on the “Meetings” link.