Crossways' Jake Czarnik-Neimeyer was featured on several statewide radio programs to talk about the recent conservation easement on Waypost's property. The easement was first mentioned in an interview with Glen Moberg on WPR. Moberg then invited Jake and Janet Smith from North Central Conservancy Trust on his own program, Route 51. Both are great interviews and worth a listen. The easement was also featured in an article in the Wausau Daily Herald. We're just thrilled that word is getting out about this important development.
On Monday, December 11, Crossways and North Central Conservancy Trust closed on a conservation easement years in the making. The following is a press release from NCCT:
North Central Conservancy Trust (NCCT) has partnered with Crossways Camping Ministries’ Waypost Camp to protect 88 acres and over half the shoreline of beautiful Mission Lake in southeastern Marathon County. On December 11, 2017, a conservation easement was signed that will forever protect a cedar swamp, bogs, and forested knolls that once were a summer home to indigenous peoples. The oak and pine-clad highlands hold a magnificent view across the lake. Tall hemlocks and wetlands line the shore, and diverse aquatic plant communities provide habitat for a robust fishery...
It was WEEK ONE last week for all three camps, and here are some snapshots from all the shenanigans at Waypost! It was confirmation camp, so all these happy faces got to make memories and build relationships that will carry over back home in their congregations. Despite the rainy weather some (a lot of the) days, campers had a blast!
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