A beaver dam was discovered on Miller Creek and thanks to Paul Myers information was shared about the valuable contributions beavers make to the environment; including wetland creation and water quality.
On Wednesday, June 22, the WLP group will meet at Underwood Park on 10th Street at 6:30 pm and walk through The Jewel with Jim Schreck providing a narrative about the history of the Jewel Nursery adding his memories of working at the Jewel during his youth.
On Wednesday June 29, the WLP group walk will explore Old Frontenac. The group will meet at 6:30 at Wells St just off County 2. Jeff and Ann Bolin current residents of the lodge, will talk to the group about St. Hubert’s Lodge. The lodge was built in 1855 as a hunting lodge by Israel Garrard, one of the first settlers in Old Frontenac.
On Wednesday July 6 there will be no WLP group walk due to the July 4th holiday.
WLP t-shirts can now be ordered online at firstname.lastname@example.org. See the Walking Lake Pepin Facebook page or walkinglakepepin.com for prices and details. Payment due when shirts are delivered.
The 2022 “Walking Lake Pepin” (WLP) community fitness challenge began Sunday June 5. For the next 10 weeks participants are encouraged to start or increase their physical activity by walking, jogging, biking, swimming and doing other moderate aerobic activities to improve their level of fitness and overall health. Participants who log their minutes or miles of activity over the summer will be eligible for a drawing for Lake City Chamber Bucks at the end of the event.
For anyone who would like to learn more or sign up and participate in the 2022 WLP summer fitness challenge they can find information on the WLP website walkinglakepepin.com or at Treats and Treasures on Washington Street or at Anytime Fitness on 7th Street.