National Park Service Planning Workshops Continue, Next Focus is Volunteers in Parks
Phyllis Cremonini, Volunteer Program Coordinator from the Midwest Regional Office of the National Park Service, will speak about the history, guidelines and future of volunteers in the NPS. The evening will include a presentation followed by a question and answer period. No reservations are required.
This is the third in the series. The first workshop in the series was last July and focused on NPS compliance and planning. In August, the second workshop focused on guidance and procedures of interpretive planning, guidelines and polices. Following the volunteer session, the next in the series will be a one-day workshop on November 21, 2009 on how the NPS works with partnerships including fundraising. Pre-registration will be required for that workshop.
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is one of 391 units of the National Park System ranging form Yellowstone to the Statue of Liberty. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore includes 15 miles of the southern shoreline of Lake Michigan and 15,000 acres of beach, woods, marshes, and prairie inn the northwest corner of Indiana. More than 2 million visitors come to this national park each year.
Did You Know?
Bailly Homestead National Historic Landmark was the home of Joseph Aubert de Gaspe Bailly de Messein. Believed to be one of the first non-native residents of Northwest Indiana, he lived on the site until his death in 1835. More...