The Fund for People in Parks just awarded a $73,469 grant to Friends of Whiskeytown, Inc. to provide materials and a shade structure for the Oak Bottom Amphitheater! Funding for the installation of this project is needed. Read more about this project at peopleinparks.org/whiskeytown-amphitheater-shade-structure.html
WHO IS FOWI?
In order to help the park service encourage healthy living and better stewardship of our local environment, Friends of Whiskeytown, Inc. has funded a number of projects.
These projects include help in funding the building and maintenance of trails, building a bridge, providing volunteers for lake clean up days, and most visibly providing equipment and life vests for both the patio boat tours and the highly popular kayak and stand-up paddle board (SUP) tours.
Friends of Whiskeytown, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the National Park Service at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.
FOWI was formed in 2002 and performs fundraising activities for projects that are important to the local community and to assist the National Park Service in their mission to connect people to Whiskeytown National Recreation Area‘s special outdoor places and resources, and to support the preservation, protection, interpretation, and enjoyment of the park.
Friends of Whiskeytown, Inc. (FOWI) is a non-profit organization cooperating with the National Park Service in the stewardship of the natural and cultural resources of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. Cooperation may be provided through supporting appropriate visitor opportunities to observe, experience and understand the character of the area; working with park staff in completing special projects; and taking the lead in fundraising for special projects.