Erin Corra, FOLKS (Friends of Lime Kiln Society) Founder and Executive Director shares the magic of Lime Kiln State Park, also known as “whale watch park” and how her team of volunteers can make your next visit a spectacular one. The FOLKS team also has great events lined up this winter and summer including a very special event celebrating the centennial of the Lime Kiln Lighthouse!
More about Erin:
Erin grew up sailing the great lakes of Michigan, where her love of lighthouses and the great outdoors began. At the end if her sophomore year at Northern Michigan University in 1995, she moved to Washington to complete her degree in Environmental Education and Interpretation from Huxley College at Western Washington University. Erin then sailed out to the San Juan Islands in 2002 and rooted down. In 2007, Erin served as Interpretive Specialist at Lime Kiln Point State Park until budget cuts eliminated the position in 2010. Currently, she serves as Founder and Executive Director of Friends of Lime Kiln Society (FOLKS), a 501c3 established in 2011 to fundraise for park needs along with keeping Interpretive, Stewardship and Volunteer Programs thriving in the park. Erin also serves as the Interpretive and Educational component on the San Juan National Monument Advisory Committee and has formerly served as President/VicePresident on the Keepers of Patos Light. Erin continues her passion to bring natural and cultural history to life and inspire awe into action by advocating through educational platforms like Lime Kiln Point State Park and other fabulous public lands.