The Ridges Sanctuary near Baileys Harbor has been working on a plan to renovate the lower range light, a facility that has been a part of the Door County landscape for more than 140 years. However, the project has hit a snag, according to Ridges executive director Steve Leonard…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/N1519.mp3|titles=Steve Leonard]
Leonard says he knows work has been done to maintain the foundation at the lower range light over the years, but a patch work project is no longer a solution to the long term problem…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/N1520.mp3|titles=Steve Leonard]
The Ridges Sanctuary is seeking donations for the Range Light Restoration Project. Anyone donating $50 or more will receive a special Phil Austin range light print. The print was originally produced to raise funds for the 1994 renovation of the range lights. For more information, call the Ridges Sanctuary at (920)-839-2802 or visit www.ridgessanctuary.org.