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VNPA Summer 2014 Community Update

VNPA September 2013 Community Update

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2012 VNPA Community Update

  • VNPA Park Support Vision
  • Kempton Channel property purchase on behalf of the park
  • National Park Teen Ambassador program launches
  • Park staff participate in conservation exchange with wildlife biologists from Oman
  • Join us at the 2012 Volunteer Rendezvous: September 7-8
  • 2011 Financial Summary

2012 VNPA Community Update

  • VNPA Park Support Vision
  • Kempton Channel property purchase on behalf of the park
  • National Park Teen Ambassador program launches
  • Park staff participate in conservation exchange with wildlife biologists from Oman
  • Join us at the 2012 Volunteer Rendezvous: September 7-8
  • 2011 Financial Summary

VNPA Summer 2011 Newsletter

  • Koochiching County Board Protects the Park’s Scenic Skylines
  • VNPA Executive Director Cory MacNulty Says Goodbye
  • Voyageurs National Park Day on Capitol Hill Builds Partnerships
  • Protecting the Namakan River and Voyageurs’ Lake Sturgeon
  • Park Moves into New Headquarters
  • Preserve Biodiversity and Native Plant Traditions at 2011 Rendezvous

VNPA Winter 2009-2010 Newsletter

  • VNPA Partners to Produce Minnesota’s National Park Legacy
  • BITES Newswire
  • New Park Tour Boat Sails Maiden Voyage
  • Advocating for Clean, Clear Air in Voyageurs
  • Partners in Air Protection: Chris Holbeck, Don Shepherd
  • Draft Environmental Assessment for Proposed Namakan Dam Soon to Be Released
  • Sturgeon Research Suggests Healthy Populations…For Now
  • Six in the Mix: Working with Private Landowners torward Conserving Public Lands
  • Spotlight on Foundations
  • Remembering Fred Witzig
  • Volunteers Restore Shoreline Habitat, Plant 1,000 Trees and Wildflowers
  • Interview with New Member Cat Parkhill, Women’s Under-20 Soccer World Cup Winner
  • Cross Country Skiing and Skate Skiing in Voyageurs

VNPA Spring 2009 Newsletter

  • Reinvesting in America’s National Parks: Potential Benefits for Voyageurs National Park
  • Update: Namakan River Hydro Project
  • New Regulation Allows Concealed Guns in Parks
  • Park Reports Steady Moose Population
  • View Construction of the Park’s New 49-Passenger Tour Boat
  • VNPA 2008 Annual Report
  • Meet Two New VNPA Board Members

VNPA Summer 2008 Newsletter

  • Park Welcomes One Superintendent and Says Goodbye to Another
  • Completing Public Ownership of Voyageurs National Park…One Parcel at a Time
  • Will Loaded Guns Be Allowed in Voyageurs National Park?
  • New Tour Boat Will Increase Accessibility
  • Volunteer Rendezvous Still Going Strong
  • Park Begins Cormorant Study
  • Regional Haze Plan Seeks to Clear the Air in Voyageurs National Park
  • Meet a VNPA Member: Dallas Fogg

VNPA Summer 2007 Newsletter

  • Voyageurs National Park Faces Complex Funding Issues
  • Paddle Voyageurs National Park with VNPA
  • National Park Service and St. Cloud State University Team Up to Conduct Research, Cultivate Young Researchers
  • VNPA Making Connections and Building Bridges
  • Kabetogama Lake Visitor Center Gets a Face-Life
  • Nesting Great Horned Owls Spotted at the 2007 Birders Rendezvous
  • Tour Boat Returns to Rainy Lake in 2007
  • Meet the New Members of the VNPA Board
  • Lee Barthel Named Honorary Board Member

VNPA Winter 2006-2007 Newsletter

  • “2006 Reflections,” by Cory MacNulty
  • “VNPA Sponsors Stone Wall Repair Workshop at Ellsworth Rock Gardens,” by Mary Graves, Cultural Resources Specialist, Voyageurs National Park
  • “Winter is Prime Time to Visit Voyageurs”
  • “A Volunteer Year”
  • “Spiny Waterfleas Found in Namakan Lake,” by Cheryl Lesser
  • “Park designated critical Canada Lynx habitat,” by Cheryl Lesser
  • “Revised National Park Service Policies Maintain High Conservation Standards,” by Greg Seitz

VNPA Summer/Fall 2006 Newsletter

  • Blazing Trails, Building Friendships,” by Jim Hudson and Greg Seitz
  • “Dawn of a New Era?,” by Jim Hudson
  • “A Fresh Face”
  • “Voyageurs National Park Community Trust Survey Results Released”
  • “Changing of the Board”
  • “A Report From the Birders’ Rendezvous,” by Don Nightingale
  • “Spiny Waterfleas Found in Rainy Lake”
  • “VNPA Sponsors Walkin’ Jim Stoltz”

VNPA Spring 2006 Newsletter

40th Anniversary Special Edition

  • “From Hope to History… From Dream to Reality,” by Greg Seitz
  • “Sigurd F. Olson, The Voyageur’s Voyageur,” by Bob Olson, President Emeritus, The Listening Point Foundation
  • “A Celebration to Remember: Voyageurs National Park Association’s 40th Anniversary”
  • “A Celebration of Voyageurs National Park,” by Chris Holbeck, Chief of Resource Management, Voyageurs National Park
  • “Establishing Voyageurs National Park: The Process of Acquiring Land,” by John Roth
  • “Looking forward at Voyageurs: An interview with Kate Miller, Superintendent”
  • “Looking Forward at VNPA: An interview with Cory MacNulty, Executive Director”
  • “News from Friends of Voyageurs National Park,” by Jo Kallemeyn, Friends of Voyageurs National Park
  • “In Memory of Harriet Lykken, 1924 – 2005,” by Lee Barthel
  • “Voyageurs National Park Spring Trail-clearing Weekend, May 18-21″

VNPA Fall 2005 Newsletter

  • “A new chapter in Voyageurs National Park history Kate Miller selected as new Superintendent, by Cory MacNulty, Executive Director
  • “New transportation act benefits Voyageurs,” by Michael Banker Communications Intern
  • “Politics shaping the future ofour National Parks,” by Michelle Yackel, Nonprofit Management Intern
  • “Bald Eagle Nesting Areas in Voyageurs National Park”
  • “VNPA completes recreational map series of Voyageurs National Park,” by Donald Nightingale,Board Chair
  • “Park Attractions: Ellsworth Rock Gardens,” by Michael Banker, Communications Intern
  • “Research in the Park: Water Quality Monitoring,” by Michael Banker,Communications Intern
  • “Wilderness Society recognizes Martin Kellogg as an Environmental Hero”
  • “The moose and the forest,” by John Pastor, Professor and Senior Research Associate at University of Minnesota,Duluth
  • “Friends of Voyageurs National Park sponsor “Get the Lead Out” program in the Park”

VNPA Summer 2005 Newsletter

  • “Celebrating 40 Years in the Footsteps of a Great Man (Elmer L. Andersen)”
  • “The Long and Winding Trail,” by Jim Dier
  • “VNPA Makes Park Trail Maintenance Initiative Possible”
  • “Bald Eagle Nesting Areas in Voyageurs National Park”
  • “Farewell to Barbara West”
  • “Concerns in the Search for a New Superintendent”
  • “2005 Goals:We are on our way!”
  • “Two New Board Members Join VNPA”
  • “Voyageurs National Park has many Friends”

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