FoMSP Accomplishments

OUR FOCUS:

Education 

Enhance visitor experience 


OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Buses for at least 2,800 school children for field trips to Mueller State Park

Annual Park pass for Daybreak Senior Care

Visitor Center exhibit touchscreens

New and upgraded trail interpretive signs

Landscaping at Visitor Center entrance

2 new water bottle filling stations

New skins and skulls for touch tables

10 Bushnell binoculars for educational use

10 GPS units for educational field trips

6 pairs of snowshoes for winter classes and hikes

Outdoor stationary binocular viewing stands

New Visitor Center taxidermy animals for display

Baby changing stations in Visitor Center

Updated camera for Visitor Center weather station

12 two-way radios for use by Naturalists

Updated trail guide booklet – Miles to Hike

Edible and Medicinal Plants of Mueller State Park booklet

Printing of various educational materials (History of Mueller, Junior Ranger, etc.)

Successful Art in the Park and Firewood Sale fundraisers


Prior to 2016 Friends projects:

Original boardwalk over Dragonfly Pond

Multi-media equipment for the Visitor Center Auditorium

Benches on hiking trails

Bike racks

Interpretive panels for Osborn Homestead

Bear resistant dumpsters for campground

Laptop & DVD player for the amphitheater

Children’s track rubbing booklets

Guide to Historic Sites booklet

Penny Smasher Machine