HCF Grants $2,000 to Carpenter Nature Center Project in Hudson

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June 2012 – Hudson Star Observer

The Hudson Community Foundation gave $2,000 to the Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center to enhance and develop trails at the 300-acre Hein Prairie and Wildlife Preserve on its Wisconsin campus, south of Hudson on County Road F and East Cove Road.

Enhancements will include a trail map and a brochure holder for the Greenwald Kiosk installed on site, and development of the trails for increased public use.

Pictured from left are Jim Freund, CSCVNC treasurer and board member, Jim Fitzpatrick, CSCVNC executive director and board member, Kim Burns, HCF board secretary, and Dick Whitcomb, HCF president.

Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center provides environmental education, outdoor experiences and habitat conservation and serves 20,000-30,000 visitors annually, including 7,000 K-12 students.

HCF is committed to enriching the quality of life in the greater Hudson community through grants for social services, health, arts and humanities, education and environmental initiatives.

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