Plans for a new boardwalk at the Ridges Sanctuary are moving forward with the idea of making the walkway accessible to anyone who visits the environmental preserve near Baileys Harbor. Executive Director Steve Leonard says planning for construction of the boardwalk takes more than just pulling together materials & a work crew. Agencies like the DNR must provide permits before the project can move forward…[audio:https://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/N1354.mp3|titles=Steve Leonard]
Leonard says the Ridges is appreciative of donors who have provided materials for the boardwalk…[audio:https://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/N1355.mp3|titles=Steve Leonard]
The boardwalk project has been made possible by a grant of more than a half million dollars from the National Scenic Byways Program.