Friends of the
Mines of Spain

You can be a Friend of the Mines of Spain with a yearly membership:

Auditorium and Library Rentals Click Here

Scholarship Funding Application for Group Transportation

Mission Statement
The club is organized to inform and educate the public in nature, ecology, conservation, greenbelt concept, natural history, archeology and current events pertaining to those topics.

Support the decisions at the Mines of Spain
Inform the public about the benefits of the Mines of Spain
Assist park by volunteering
Locate funding and materials for projects
Encourage others to enjoy the Mines of Spain
Assist in educational programs

Board Members

Douglas Olk, M.D., President
Charles Winterwood, M.D.,
Vice President
Laurie Bartolotta, Treasurer
Nancy Wright, Secretary

Laura Carstens, Director
Joe Dolan, Director
Ann Ernst, Ph.D., Director
Dan Ernst, Director
Tom Flynn, Director
Mike Gibson, Director
Teri Goodmann, Director
Rich Henderson, Director
Howard Higley, Director
Joan Higley, Director
Beth Kilgore, Director
Dana Livingston, Director
John Nemmers, Director
Steve Neyens, Director

Rudy Pruszko, Director
Jennifer Tigges, Director

Wayne Buchholtz, Park Ranger

Benefits of becoming a member:
Be invited to special events
Participate in projects and other aspects in the Mines of Spain
Be involved in the Friends annual meeting and other events
Become familiar with Mines of Spain
Meet others interested in preserving the Mines of Spain
Receive newsletters and updates

Please join the Friends of the Mines of Spain today!
To become a friend and member:
Please fill out the information below and print.

Printable Friends Membership Form here


*NOTE: The officers and directors of the Friends of the Mines of Spain
are not compensated. Wayne Buchholtz and the Park Manager are State of Iowa
DNR employees at the Mines of Spain Recreation Area.

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Winter 2010
inter 2008/9
Summer 2008

Winter 2007
Spring 2005

Winter 2004
Winter 2003

2010 DRA Grant Received-pdf
Get the Lead Out Race Click Here for Photos
Ground Breaking Ceremony for our Expansion Project was Monday, August 24th at 4:30 Photos click here
2009 DRA Grant Received-pdf
MOS Receives National Trail Designation - pdf
MOS receives Scenic Byway Grant
MOS gets $150,000 Preserve America Grant
Photos from a fall walk in the catfish creek area


Friends of The Mines of Spain, Dubuque, IA 52003-9214, 563-556-0620

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