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April 2024 Newsletter

May 21, 2024

Below is our April 2024 newsletter. We have many projects and updates happening this spring, including actives for each of you to get involved with! See updates regarding the construction of our new Lodge too! See our newsletter for all of the information. FLP Newsletter April 2024  

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Lapham Lodge Groundbreaking, March 19, 9:00am! RSVP

March 3, 2024

You are invited to the much anticipated groundbreaking of our Lapham Lodge project on March 19, an 9am, to be help at the Evergreen Pavilion at Lapham Peak.  We request an RSVP if possible, but if you don’t and are able to attend, please do. Current plans for the  event […]

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Generac E-Cycling Grant for FLP

February 1, 2024

January 2024, Generac Power Systems of Waukesha Wisconsin, provided the Friends of Lapham Peak with a grant from the proceeds of their e-cycling efforts.  Kelly S, Community Programs Manager contacted John Hillmer, president of the FLP and they arranged a time when leaders from Generac could present a check to the […]

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2024 – Candlelight Hike/Ski at Lapham Peak

January 27, 2024

January 27, 6pm-8:45 pm – it was a fun night, a little warm and wet, but many people came out and had a great time either hiking on the paved trail or in the snow.  Refreshments were available at the Trecker Lodge, and nice warm bonfires were provided outside Trecker […]

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Deer Hunting Removed from Current DNR Proposal for Lapham Peak

January 25, 2024

A Proposal to allow Bow Hunting of Deer and Turkeys at Lapham Peak has been Removed from the current plans, pr-03-20-adoption From the notes in that document: Comments were received both for and against bow hunting at Lapham Peak; more than 500 comments in total. Comments in favor of bow […]

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December 2023 Newsletter

December 21, 2023

Below is our December 2023 newsletter. We have many projects and updates happening this winter, including actives to get involved with! See our newsletter for all of the information. FLP Newsletter December 2023  

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Friends of Lapham Peak awarded “Friends Group of the Year”

December 16, 2023

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources awarded The Friends of Lapham Peak, the “Friends Group of the Year” for 2023! An informal, impromptu ceremony was held on December 15, with a number of the Friends Members, as we received the award on behalf of the Friends Group. We’ve enjoyed a […]

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Welcome to the Friends of Lapham Peak

The FLP, founded in 1989, is a nonprofit group dedicated to supporting and promoting the Kettle Moraine State Forest - Lapham Peak Unit. Our activities include sponsoring, supporting, and running events, fundraising for projects, and offering additional services to park visitors while also helping the DNR's personnel.  We are located 3/4 mile south of I-94 on County Hwy C (Delafield exit #285), Delafield, Wisconsin.  For donation options, please see member information and Donations.  We have teams dedicated to Snowmaking and SkiingHabitat RestorationMemorials, our Butterfly Garden, and more.

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