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2017 Annual meeting to be held on April 4 at the Woodville Baptist Church
Please mark your calendars for the Friends of Whitehall annual meeting on April 4th at the Woodville Baptist Church, 249 Wood Street, at 7:30 PM. A presentation by Joy Marzolf, Teacher Naturalist at Mass Audubon called “Getting the Most from your Wildlife Photography” will be featured. Joy teaches various photography programs at Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary in Natick. She enjoys photographing wildlife locally and teaching students about various techniques, including animal behavior, to improve their photography.
A nature photography show “Wonders of Whitehall Watershed” will also be part of the meeting. Members and guests are encouraged to bring a photograph of the lake or its wildlife. They will be displayed and a “favorite” will be voted on.
The Annual business meeting will also take place with a review of the year’s accomplishments and future plans for 2017. Refreshments will be served.

Next FOW Board Meeting:     The next board meeting of the Friends of Whitehall will be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 7:30 PM at the Woodville Baptist Church, 249 Wood Street, Hopkinton.
Monthly board meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month unless posted otherwise.  Meetings begin at 7:00 PM at the Woodville Baptist Church, 249 Wood Street (Rte. 135), Woodville, Massachusetts.

2017 Spring lake cleanup to be held on April 22
Please join us for our spring cleanup on Saturday, April 22nd from 9 AM until noon. We’ll meet at the boat launch parking lot on Wood Street. Gloves, bags, bug spray, etc. will be provided.  This is a great opportunity to help prepare the park for the coming summer months! Refreshments will be provided.

2017 Annual Appeal Letter from our president
Click here to read the annual appeal letter from our president, Steve Warren

FOW Receives 2015 Shared Stewardship Award!
The Friends of Whitehall recently received the Shared Stewardship Award from the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) for “extraordinary contribution to furthering stewardship of the state parks system.” To read the full letter from the DCR awards committee, please click here.